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Internet providers in Toms River, NJ

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Toms River, NJ internet providers

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Verizon $39.99 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99 15 - 15 MbpsDSL52%
Xfinity $29.99 15 - 400 MbpsCable99%
Optimum $30 20 - 400 MbpsCable4.803%
GTT Communications - -DSL1.568%
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Toms River internet service at a glance

At 99%, broadband coverage in Toms River is comparable to the rest of New Jersey - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Toms River area will have access to cable, which covers 99% of Toms River residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 52% of those living in Toms River.

There are six internet providers serving the Toms River area, and 98.50% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Toms River's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Toms River

The largest internet providers in Toms River are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Toms River.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Toms River residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 52% of the area. Toms River’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 99% of Toms River residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Toms River covering 98% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Toms River than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Toms River, $41.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Toms River, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 880 Mbps in Toms River. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Toms River's providers, 361 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

52%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to about half of households in Toms River covering 52% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Toms River to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Toms River, $41.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Toms River, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Toms River. These download speeds are available to 52% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Toms River's providers, 361 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Toms River covering 99% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Toms River residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Toms River, $41.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Toms River, $2.10.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Toms River. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Toms River's providers, 361 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Toms River, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Toms River, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Toms River and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Toms River at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Toms River at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Toms River residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Toms River with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Toms River. The next fastest internet provider in Toms River is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Toms River with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Toms River, $41.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Toms River, covering 98% of the city.

Cable internet will nearly always offer faster speeds than DSL, but typically at a higher price point. So if you’re shopping for cheap internet plans, DSL may be your better option but if you want speed, consider cable internet.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.

Monthly costs for internet can range from $20 to $60, depending on which providers are available in your area. Added fees for Wi-Fi service and equipment can add to that cost, but your internet provider may give you the option to use your own router, which can lower the monthly internet cost.