Internet providers in Union City, NJ

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Union City internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Union City 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 Union City area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Union City residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 98% of those living in Union City.

There are five internet providers serving the Union City area, and 98.31% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Union City's five internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Union City

The largest internet providers in Union City are Verizon and Optimum bringing DSL, fiber-optic, and cable options to Union City.

DSL internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Union City residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of fiber-optic from Verizon, which covers 98% of the area. Union City’s third most-available internet provider, Optimum, offers cable to around 100% of Union City residents.

Verizon DSL internet

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

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

98%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Union City covering 98% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Union City 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 lower than the average starting price for internet in Union City, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Union City, $3.21.

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 Union City. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Union City's providers, 351 Mbps.

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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 Union City 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 Union City than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Union City, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, significantly lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Union City, $3.21.

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 Union City. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Union City's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Optimum cable internet

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

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

35 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Optimum offers broadband to all households in Union City covering 100% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Optimum start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Union City, $44.99.

Optimum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $3.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Union City, $3.21.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Optimum offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 35 Mbps in Union City. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly faster than the average max speeds from all Union City's providers, 351 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

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

Union City, NJ internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL98%
Optimum $29.99/mo. 10 - 400 MbpsCable100%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL3.232%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Union City with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 98% of households in Union City. The next fastest internet provider in Union City is Optimum, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Optimum offers the cheapest internet in Union City with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Union City, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Union City, 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.

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.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.