Surf City, NJ High Speed Internet Service

Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 3 choices for service in Surf City, 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 Surf City 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 Mbps99.6%
2ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
3HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
desktop_mac

Surf City 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 Surf City which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

wifi_tethering

Broadband Internet Speeds

Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Surf City are compared to Ocean County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to New Jersey overall?
Average download speeds in Surf City of 32.3 Mbps are slower than the Ocean County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for New Jersey.

wifi

Surf City Internet Access Facts

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

  • DSL internet is available to 98.8% of Surf City residents

  • There are 3 residential internet providers in Surf City, NJ providing service to at least 15% of the city

  • The average download speed in Surf City 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 Surf City is 32.3 Mbps based upon 17624 measurements taken in the last 12 months

web

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 Surf City 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 Surf City, New Jersey.

Who has the fastest internet service in Surf City?

Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Surf City.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Surf City, New Jersey?

The following zip codes were used: 8008

How do the internet speeds in Surf City compare to other cities in New Jersey?

Click through to see how the Surf City broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Alpine, Berlin, Hammonton, New Brunswick, Norwood, Rutherford, Summit

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 Surf City, New Jersey?

Xfinity provides broadband internet service to 99.6% of Surf City.

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 3 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Surf City, 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.

What download speed do I need to stream movies?

For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.




Surf City 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
Learn More

DISH

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

Hulu Live TV

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

YouTube TV

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

DIRECTV stream

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

fuboTV

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