Internet Service Providers in Pahala, Hawaii
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Residential Internet Statistics for Pahala, HI
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||65.15 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||6.49%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Pahala, Hawaii
Internet Access in Pahala, Hawaii
Pahala has 5 residential Internet Service Providers, and 8 when including business and mobile service. There are 5 choices for wired broadband such as DSL or cable.
Zooming in on the less well-developed areas around Pahala, as many as 100 people are left with one or fewer choices for wired Internet.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, in general, will overlap. As residents might expect, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one.
Cable and DSL are the two dominant network technologies within the Pahala metro area. They are fighting for the same potential customers at most addresses and competing on service quality. Cable network speed is overall better, but big-picture metrics seen with either type are comparable.
The coverage data on BroadbandNow comes via FCC reported data. ISPs in Pahala are required to submit availability data biannually. Using direct agreements with Internet providers, BroadbandNow is able to verify public data in comparison to privatized data reported via telecoms directly. Our speed averages are calculated based on browser-based speed tests from Pahala addresses in the M-Labs database. Some of the other statistics and data displayed on this page are based on NTIA and Census databases.
Internet Statistics 2021
9.9% of consumers in Pahala100 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 Pahala, Hawaii
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB|
|Hawaiian Telcom||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s|
Summary of Internet Providers Availability in Pahala, Hawaii
- Hawaiian Telcom - 91.6% Availability in Pahala - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Spectrum - 90.3% Availability in Pahala - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Pahala - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Pahala - Speeds up to 25 Mbps
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.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
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 Pahala
|Hawaiian Telcom||DSL and Fiber||91.6%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|Hawaiian Telcom||Fiber and DSL||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable and Fiber||36.2%+||940 Mbps|
Compare Pahala to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Pahala||65.2 Mbps||5||$0.67 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +283.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +41.9 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.27 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +34.5 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +46.5 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +50.1 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|