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Internet providers in Trenton, NJ

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Trenton, NJ internet providers

Provider
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic99%
Verizon $49.99 300 - 940 MbpsDSL94%
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
Optimum $40.00 300 - 1,000 MbpsCable7.716%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Trenton internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Trenton 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 Trenton area will have access to fiber-optic, which covers 99% of Trenton residents. Cable 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 93% of those living in Trenton.

There are five internet providers serving the Trenton area, and 98.48% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Trenton's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Trenton

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Optimum 173 Mbps 22 Mbps Cable
Verizon 161 Mbps 81 Mbps Fiber-optic
Xfinity 73 Mbps 42 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Trenton

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

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Trenton residents, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 94% of the area. Trenton’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Trenton residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

880 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to all households in Trenton covering 99% 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 Trenton than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Trenton, $50.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Trenton, $0.26.

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 Trenton. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Trenton's providers, 358 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

94%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Trenton covering 94% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Trenton 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 $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Trenton, $50.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Trenton, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Trenton. These download speeds are available to 94% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Trenton's providers, 358 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

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

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Trenton covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Trenton 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 Trenton, $50.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Trenton, $0.26.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Trenton. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Trenton's providers, 358 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Trenton and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Trenton at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Trenton at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Trenton residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Trenton with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Trenton. The next fastest internet provider in Trenton is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 7.716% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Trenton with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Trenton, $50.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Trenton, covering 99% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.