Optimum Internet Service From Cablevision
With download speeds reaching up to 101 Mbps, Optimum Online is one of the most popular ISPs in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Optimum Internet service can be purchased as a stand-alone product or as part of the Optimum Online Triple Play.
The basic Optimum Online package starts as low as $39.95 per month. This gets you download speeds of up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 5 Mbps. However, for only $4.95 more per month, customers can get the Optimum Online Ultra 50 package with download speeds of up to 50 Mbps. Obviously, most customers upgrade to the faster Ultra 50 plan.
If you just want Optimum Internet service, you can do that, but you will save more if you bundle Internet with either cable TV or phone service. Optimum Online has both Double and Triple Play packages available. You can realize the most savings by going with Internet / TV / Phone.
One of the coolest features of Optimum Online is the FREE Smart router. This is a wireless router that automatically detects various devices in your home which you may want to connect to the Internet. This includes desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smart phones.
Optimum Online Plans
*Prices shown are introductory rates for the first year of service on new accounts.
What Makes Optimum Internet Service The Better Choice?
If you are deciding between Optimum Online and another ISP, there are a couple things to know about them that set them apart. With Optimum Online, you get:
- Free WiFi With Over 1 Million Hotspots
- Free McAfee® Internet protection
- Free subscription to Newsday.com
- Up To 5 Email Accounts
- Free Email Virus Protection
- No Termination Fee
- No Annual Contracts
- Local 24/7 Support Staff
A lot of other ISPs will charge you extra for things like the wireless router, WiFi access, or even basic Internet protection. Not Optimum Online. You get those basic services FREE as part of your Optimum Online subscription no matter which plan you choose.
As far as their speed goes, Optimum Online is consistently rated as one of the fastest ISPs in America. At the start of 2015, they were rated sixth in the nation with an average Internet speed test of over 38 Mbps, according to NetIndex.com.
They also rate higher than other cable companies in the customer service department. Unlike some ISPs which outsource their customer support to overseas call centers, Optimum Online uses only local support staff. It is this kind of personal, local touch - combined with free basic account extras - that make Optimum Online a good choice for an ISP.
If you want to see which ISPs other than Optimum Internet service may be in your area, check our form which locates Internet Providers By Zip Code.