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< 25 Mbps basic internet for checking e-mail, google searches 25-99 Mbps will handle streaming Netflix, FaceTime, Zoom calls 100-499 Mbps fast downloads, gaming online, streaming UHD on multiple screens 500-1,000 Mbps blazing fast for just about anything
Internet Providers in Waipahu, Hawaii
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Internet Access in Waipahu, Hawaii
According to FCC data, there are currently an average of 2.77 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 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. Wireless options like satellite and mobile are commonly available in the area, but wired providers almost always offer stronger pricing. The majority of residents have access to wired broadband.
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||Availability|
|Hawaiian Telcom||1,000 Mbps||DSL and Fiber||8s||99.4%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
Internet Provider Competition Map For Waipahu
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.
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.
Compare Waipahu to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Waipahu||64.9 Mbps||6||$0.55 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||545.6 Mbps ( +480.7 Mbps )||19 ( +13 )||$0.26 ( $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||161.3 Mbps ( +96.4 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Chicago||180.9 Mbps ( +116 Mbps )||17 ( +11 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Houston||186.6 Mbps ( +121.7 Mbps )||24 ( +18 )||$0.23 ( $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||179.1 Mbps ( +114.2 Mbps )||9 ( +3 )||$0.30 ( $0.00 )|