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Internet Providers in Holualoa, Hawaii
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Internet Access in Holualoa, Hawaii
The average Holualoa household can get broadband service from 1.77 providers.
Viasat Internet offers the widest availability in Holualoa. The provider is accessible for virtually one hundred percent of Holualoa. HughesNet is the most common second choice, providing virtually one hundred percent of residents with Satellite service. The fastest plan advertised by HughesNet in Holualoa is 5 megabits per second.
The data listed here comes via FCC reports, and is cross-validated using privatized data sources to output more granular listings than is available from the FCC directly. Speed and pricing data is sourced by manually collecting tens of thousands of data points every year. There are a total of 215 plans in Holualoa from 2014–present, with 29 Internet packages currently on the market in the area.
Spectrum provides a common second choice, serving Holualoa with 95 percent availability and a maximum speed of 940 Mbps.
In summary, Holualoa's broadband Internet infrastructure follows a pattern seen in many US communities: wide coverage for bundled cable and DSL, with the problem being that the majority of houses or apartments are stuck with one provider for subscribing to either service. This pattern has a simple reason. Broadband Internet providers started as television and telephone companies. So, they already own conveniently pre-built infrastructures to deliver broadband services. The local average download rate is 38.01 percent higher than the Hawaii average, accounting for all cities. See the speed test results below for information about how major local providers compare over time.
Internet Statistics 2021
22.7% of consumers in Holualoa800 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 Holualoa, Hawaii
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||16.9%|
|Hawaiian Telcom||50 Mbps||DSL||2m 43s||81.8%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Holualoa
The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Data Cap Issues Around Holualoa
Data from our market research team suggests that popular ISPs in the area use data caps for their home Internet packages. Data caps are controversial because users view caps as a tactic for limiting video streaming. Providers maintain data caps are a necessary strategy for managing heavy network traffic. In either case, the issue is over-the-top streaming, which easily eats up 1–7GB/hr.
Compare Holualoa to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Holualoa||184 Mbps||5||$0.83 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +361.6 Mbps )||19 ( +14 )||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( -22.7 Mbps )||19 ( +14 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( -3.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +2.6 Mbps )||24 ( +19 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( -4.9 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.52 ( $0.00 )|