Best South Toms River Internet Service Providers

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in South Toms River, 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 South Toms River 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
1XfinityCable987 Mbps35 Mbps100.0%
2VerizonFiber940 Mbps880 Mbps100.0%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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South Toms River 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 South Toms River which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in South Toms River compare to Ocean County? The average speed in South Toms River is 32.3 Mbps which is slower than Ocean County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the New Jersey average of 28.79 Mbps.

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South Toms River Internet Access Facts

  • Fiber optic internet is available to 41.7% of Ocean County residents

  • DSL internet is available to 6.5% of South Toms River residents

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in South Toms River, NJ providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in South Toms River 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 South Toms River is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months

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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 South Toms River 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 South Toms River, New Jersey.

How do the internet speeds in South Toms River compare to other cities in New Jersey?

Click through to see how the South Toms River broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Cape May, Leisure Village, Mullica Hill, Netcong, North Beach Haven, Pleasantville, Victory Lakes

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for South Toms River, New Jersey?

The following zip codes were used: 8757

Who has the fastest internet service in South Toms River?

Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in South Toms River.

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 South Toms River, 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 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.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of South Toms River, NJ residents.




South Toms River 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.


Xfinity

  • 260+ channels
  • Award winning voice remote
  • Customize your plan
  • Watch TV, DVR and OnDemand anywhere with the Xfinity Stream app
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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