Internet Providers in Waipahu, Hawaii
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Residential Internet Statistics for Waipahu, HI
|Wired Internet Providers:||3|
|Average Speed Test Result:||55.43 Mbps|
|Top Advertised Speed:||1,000 Mbps|
|No Broadband Access:||0.58%|
Most Popular Residential Internet Providers in Waipahu, Hawaii
Internet Access in Waipahu, Hawaii
According to FCC data, there are currently an average of 2.69 ISPs per census block in Waipahu. This means that most houses in the area will have at least 2-3 options for Internet service, and it is easier for residents to switch service if they are disappointed by a company.
Cable and DSL are the main network options around Waipahu, frequently overlapping and generally competing on service quality. Performance from cable is overall stronger. That said, overall performance of either Internet technology type are similar and which is "best" frequently varies from block to block depending on the network quality in a given neighborhood.
Coverage from the two biggest providers, Viasat Internet (formerly Exede) and HughesNet, generally, will overlap. As a result, the choice between Viasat and HughesNet is a common one in Waipahu.
The packages displayed above are gathered individually by our data science and research team.
Outside of the providers listed above, Hawaiian Telcom is another option to consider. They have wired broadband in 99 percent of Waipahu.
Internet Statistics 2021
0.7% of consumers in Waipahu500 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 Waipahu, 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 Waipahu, Hawaii
- Hawaiian Telcom - 99.4% Availability in Waipahu - Speeds up to 1,000 Mbps
- Spectrum - 99.4% Availability in Waipahu - Speeds up to 940 Mbps
- Viasat - 100.0% Availability in Waipahu - Speeds up to 50 Mbps
- HughesNet - 100.0% Availability in Waipahu - 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.
Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting Around Waipahu
Data collected by our researchers shows that some of the top providers in Waipahu use data caps on home broadband plans. Data caps are controversial since users view them as a tactic for limiting video streaming, while providers insist data caps are a reasonable strategy for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming services, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Summary Of Internet Providers In Waipahu
|Hawaiian Telcom||DSL and Fiber||99.4%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Viasat Internet (formerly Exede)||Satellite||100%||50 Mbps|
|CenturyLink Business||Fiber||100%||1,000 Mbps|
|Hawaiian Telcom||DSL and Fiber||90.9%+||1,000 Mbps|
|Spectrum Business||Cable and Fiber||82.5%+||940 Mbps|
|Verizon Business||Copper||1.8%+||0.768 Mbps|
|Hawaii Dialogix Telecom||Fiber||0.0%+||25 Mbps|
Compare Waipahu to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Waipahu||55.4 Mbps||5||$0.67 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||349.1 Mbps ( +293.7 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.46 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||107.1 Mbps ( +51.7 Mbps )||18 ( +13 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||99.7 Mbps ( +44.3 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.29 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||111.7 Mbps ( +56.3 Mbps )||21 ( +16 )||$0.25 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||115.3 Mbps ( +59.9 Mbps )||9 ( +4 )||$0.34 ( $0.00 )|