Bay Head, New Jersey Broadband Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 3 choices for service in Bay Head, 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 Bay Head 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||99.6%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Bay Head 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 Bay Head which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Bay Head of 7.19 Mbps are slower than the Ocean County upload speeds and slower than the statewide average for New Jersey.
Bay Head Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 41.7% of Ocean County residents
DSL internet is available to 96.6% of Bay Head residents
There are 3 residential internet providers in Bay Head, NJ providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Bay Head is 12.2% faster than the average in New Jersey and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 0.0% of the Ocean County population
The average internet download speed in Bay Head is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months
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 Bay Head 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 Bay Head, New Jersey.
Who has the fastest internet service in Bay Head?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Bay Head.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Bay Head, New Jersey?
The following zip codes were used: 8742
How do the internet speeds in Bay Head compare to other cities in New Jersey?
Click through to see how the Bay Head broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Englishtown, Farmingdale, Holiday City Berkeley, Passaic, Ramtown, Sea Isle City, West Cape May
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 Bay Head, New Jersey?
Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 99.6% of Bay Head.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 3 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Bay Head, 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.
What is Mbps?
Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.
Bay Head 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