Best Absecon Internet Service Providers
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 3 choices for service in Absecon, NJ that meet this minimum speed threshold. Of course, many households will find this minimum speed is not sufficient for their needs, especially if they often have multiple downloads occurring simultaneously.
We aim to help you find the best choice when shopping for high speed internet service in Absecon by using our ranking algorithm that takes into consideration the upload speed, download speed, coverage area and overall value. A summary of our results is as follows:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Xfinity||Cable||987 Mbps||35 Mbps||96.8%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Absecon NJ Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Absecon which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Absecon compare to Atlantic County? The average speed in Absecon is 29 Mbps which is slower than Atlantic County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the New Jersey average of 28.79 Mbps.
Absecon Internet Access Facts
The average internet download speed in Atlantic County is 31.07 Mbps based upon 446264 samples taken in the past year
The average upload speed in Absecon is 4.6 Mbps. This is 47.3% slower than the average in New Jersey and 60.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
The average download speed in Absecon is 6.7% slower than the Atlantic County average and 10.5% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Absecon is 4.6 Mbps. This is 53.2% slower than the Atlantic County average and 60.3% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 97.2% of Atlantic County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 9.9% of Atlantic County residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Absecon residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Xfinity as the top provider for Absecon, New Jersey.
Who has the fastest internet service in Absecon?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Absecon.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Absecon, New Jersey?
The following zip codes were used: 8201
How do the internet speeds in Absecon compare to other cities in New Jersey?
What is an internet data cap?
Some internet providers on their lowest end plans limit the amount of data that can be downloaded in a month. Like cellular phone plans, when that usage limit is hit, an additional charge is added to the customer's bill. Data caps are typically 1TB or more. In a month you could send 40,000 emails, streaming music 24 hours a data, surf the web 24 hours a day plus stream HD video 12 hours a day and still not hit a 1TB limit. Fewer than 10% of customers hit their data caps in a month.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
What is fixed wireless internet service?
Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Absecon, New Jersey?
Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 96.8% of Absecon.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 3 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Absecon, NJ residents.
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
Absecon Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 260+ channels
- Award winning voice remote
- Customize your plan
- Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app