Internet Service Providers in Hakalau, Hawaii

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Residential Internet Statistics for Hakalau, HI
Wired Internet Providers: 3
Average Speed Test Result: 6.24 Mbps
Top Advertised Speed: 1,000 Mbps
No Broadband Access: 37.19%

Internet Access in Hakalau, Hawaii

The Hakalau area has two main Internet options: Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet. Viasat mostly offers Satellite service. Their network has speeds up to 35 Mbps and coverage in virtually one hundred percent of the population. HughesNet mostly offers Satellite. They have availability in practically one hundred percent of Hakalau.

Wireless technologies suffer from several key problems that make them not particularly optimal for Internet connectivity. Data caps are the biggest inconvenience.

Hawaiian Telcom is another common Internet choice for Hakalau. They offer Fiber service with coverage in 49 percent of the area. Aloha Broadband offers an alternative wireless service worth taking note of for 91 percent of the local area. Keep in mind that this option has to have roof access and proximity to a Aloha Broadband access point.

The majority of Hakalau homes have 2 providers to choose from. Competition is good. It means most residents have at least two ISPs competing so far as pricing and service quality. This Internet access isn't universal, though. A surprising 55.63 of residents still have only one option for broadband access.

The coverage statistics on BroadbandNow comes from FCC data. ISPs in Hakalau are required to report availability data biannually. Using direct agreements with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to verify this data in comparison to private data submitted by providers directly. The speed averages shown below are calculated based on browser-based speed tests originating in Hakalau addresses in the M-Labs database. The rest of the statistics and data displayed here originate from NTIA (National Telecommunications and Information Administration) andnational Census data publications.

  • There are 9 internet providers in Hakalau with 6 of those offering residential service
  • Hakalau is the 23rd most connected city in Hawaii ahead of Pepeekeo, Kurtistown, Papaikou, and Hilo, but behind Keaau.

Internet Statistics 2021

300 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Hakalau, Hawaii

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB
Hawaiian Telcom 1,000 Mbps Fiber and DSL 8s
Spectrum 940 Mbps Cable 8s
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s

Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Hakalau, Hawaii

  • Hawaiian Telcom - 49.3% Availability in Hakalau - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
  • Spectrum - 13.5% Availability in Hakalau - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
  • Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Hakalau - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
  • HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Hakalau - Speeds up to 25 Mbps

Internet Provider Competition Map For Hakalau

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Hakalau is the 23rd most connected city in Hawaii ahead of Pepeekeo, Kurtistown, Papaikou, and Hilo, but behind Keaau.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 6,000 people in Hawaii County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 49% of people living in Hakalau have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 44% of Hakalau residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Hawaii County, approximately 15,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Summary Of Internet Providers In Hakalau

Provider Type Coverage Speed
Hawaiian Telcom Fiber and DSL 49.3%+ 1,000 Mbps
Aloha Broadband Fixed Wireless 91.7%+ 40 Mbps
Spectrum Cable 13.5%+ 940 Mbps
Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) Satellite 100% 50 Mbps
HughesNet Satellite 100% 25 Mbps
Hawaiian Telcom Fiber and DSL 100% 1,000 Mbps
Spectrum Business Cable 9.8%+ 940 Mbps

Compare Hakalau to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Hakalau 6.2 Mbps 6 $0.67 ( + $0.00 )
New York 349.1 Mbps ( +342.9 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.46 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 107.1 Mbps ( +100.9 Mbps ) 18 ( +12 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 99.7 Mbps ( +93.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +9 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )
Houston 111.7 Mbps ( +105.5 Mbps ) 21 ( +15 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 115.3 Mbps ( +109.1 Mbps ) 9 ( +3 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )