Upper Montclair, NJ High Speed Internet Service
Broadband is defined as internet service with a minimum download speed of 25 Mbps. There are 4 choices for service in Upper Montclair, 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 Upper Montclair 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||99.8%|
|2||Verizon||Fiber||940 Mbps||880 Mbps||99.8%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Upper Montclair 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 Upper Montclair which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Upper Montclair are compared to Essex County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to New Jersey overall?
Average download speeds in Upper Montclair of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Essex County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for New Jersey.
Upper Montclair Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 96.4% of Essex County residents
DSL internet is available to 17.9% of Upper Montclair residents
There are 4 residential internet providers in Upper Montclair, NJ providing service to at least 15% of the city
The average download speed in Upper Montclair 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 Essex County population
The average internet download speed in Upper Montclair 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 Upper Montclair 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 Upper Montclair, New Jersey.
Who has the fastest internet service in Upper Montclair?
Xfinity with a download speed of 987 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Upper Montclair.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Upper Montclair, New Jersey?
The following zip codes were used: 07042 and 07043
What is fiber internet service?
Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Upper Montclair internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Upper Montclair compare to other cities in New Jersey?
Click through to see how the Upper Montclair broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Erma, Hammonton, Milltown, Moorestown Lenola, Pine Ridge At Crestwood, Six Mile Run, Woodcliff Lake
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Upper Montclair - Verizon.
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.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Upper Montclair, New Jersey?
Xfinity and Verizon provides broadband internet service to 99.8% of Upper Montclair.
Upper Montclair 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