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Internet Providers in Kapaau, Hawaii
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Internet Access in Kapaau, Hawaii
The average person in Kapaau has 2.17 ISPs to choose from. This is a pretty normal amount of choice for the US, since most companies that sell Internet were formerly cable television or landline phone providers. Most houses are wired for one of each.
As might be expected for a city of Kapaau's relatively low density of broadband competitiveness, the average speeds recorded within city limits fall below the state average. (83.98 Mbps, as compared to Hawaii's 114.04 Mbps average in the past twelve months.)
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As you might predict, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is common in Kapaau.
The packages displayed above are manually collected by our research team.
While the main ISPs are HughesNet and Viasat, Hawaiian Telcom also serves the area with a recorded top speed of 11 Mbps. Plans from companies such as Aloha Broadband can deliver 40 Mbps or more via wireless links. Explore the interactive map on the page below to see how many options are available at a granular level, and check our speed data to see how Viasat compares with other Kapaau options in consumer speed tests.
Internet Statistics 2021
22.3% of consumers in Kapaau700 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 Kapaau, Hawaii
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|Hawaiian Telcom||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||81.6%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|T-Mobile Home Internet||100 Mbps||Fixed Wireless||1m 21s||6.4%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Provider Competition Map For Kapaau
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.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
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.
Compare Kapaau to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Kapaau||84 Mbps||7||$0.66 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +461.6 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.41 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +77.3 Mbps )||19 ( +12 )||$0.31 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +96.9 Mbps )||17 ( +10 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +102.6 Mbps )||24 ( +17 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +95.1 Mbps )||9 ( +2 )||$0.52 ( $0.00 )|