Fords, 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 Fords, 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 Fords 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||99.9%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Fords NJ Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Fords are compared to Middlesex County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to New Jersey overall?
Average download speeds in Fords of 38.56 Mbps are faster than the Middlesex County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for New Jersey.
Fords Internet Access Facts
There are 3 residential internet providers in Fords, NJ providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Fords is 33.9% faster than the average in New Jersey and 19% faster than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
DSL internet is available to 0.0% of the Middlesex County population
The average internet download speed in Fords is 38.56 Mbps based upon 19912 measurements taken in the last 12 months
Cable internet is available to 99.8% of the Fords population
Fiber optic internet is available to 2.3% of Fords 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 Fords 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 Fords, New Jersey.
Who has the fastest internet service in Fords?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Fords.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Fords, New Jersey?
The following zip codes were used: 07095, 08840 and 08863
How do the internet speeds in Fords compare to other cities in New Jersey?
Is there DSL internet service near me?
Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Fords, New Jersey.
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Most likely there is not. Our latest information shows there are no fiber internet providers offering coverage to more than 15% of the Fords, New Jersey population.
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 Fords, New Jersey?
Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 99.9% of Fords.
Fords 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