Discovery Harbour, Hawaii Broadband Internet Service
There are a total of 3 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Discovery Harbour, Hawaii and meet the minimum accepted broadband definition of 25 Mbps download speed. Our proprietary ranking calculation takes into account different aspects of useable download speed, upload speed and coverage area. For example, an increase of 100 Mbps download speed from 200 Mbps to 300 Mbps is much more significant for users than an increase from 1000 Mbps to 1100Mpbs. Also, for nearly all users download speed is much more important than upload speed. Our ranked ordering of internet service providers in Discovery Harbour:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||81.5%|
|2||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|3||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Discovery Harbour HI Internet Access Options
Studies have shown that the competition from having two or more broadband internet providers in a community leads to lower prices and better overall service.
The chart below graphs the segment of the population which has a choice of internet providers at four different ranges of download speeds.
Broadband Internet Speeds
Curious how fast the average internet speeds in Discovery Harbour are compared to Hawaii County? Also, curious how the speeds compare to Hawaii overall?
Average download speeds in Discovery Harbour of 32.3 Mbps are faster than the Hawaii County average download speeds and faster than the statewide average for Hawaii.
Discovery Harbour Internet Access Facts
Cable internet is available to 83.1% of Hawaii County residents
Fiber optic internet is available to 31.1% of Hawaii County residents
The average internet download speed in Hawaii County is 14.87 Mbps based upon 286920 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Discovery Harbour is 39.2% faster than the average in Hawaii and 0.3% slower than the national average of 32.4 Mbps
The average upload speed in Discovery Harbour is 7.19 Mbps. This is 77.1% faster than the Hawaii County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Fiber optic internet is available to 0.8% of Discovery Harbour residents
Internet Access Technologies
DSL, Cable, Fiber and Fixed Wireless are four common types of technology used to provide internet access. The following chart shows the percentage of Discovery Harbour residents who have access to each of these technology types.
Internet Service FAQs
Who has the best internet service near me?
Our proprietary algorithm that takes into consideration download speed, upload speed, availability and overall value ranks Spectrum as the top provider for Discovery Harbour, Hawaii.
Who has the fastest internet service in Discovery Harbour?
Spectrum with a download speed of 940 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Discovery Harbour.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Discovery Harbour, Hawaii?
The following zip codes were used: 96772
How do the internet speeds in Discovery Harbour compare to other cities in Hawaii?
Click through to see how the Discovery Harbour broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Haliimaile, Kailua, Mililani Town, Napili Honokowai, Schofield Barracks, Waimalu, Waipio
What is cable internet service?
Cable internet service streams data through the same coaxial cables used for cable television. In nearly all instances cable internet will be faster than DSL. Cable internet is available to nearly 90% of Americans but does not have as much coverage in remote areas as DSL.
What download speed do I need to stream movies?
For HD movies and shows Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu all recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps. Streaming 4K/UHD content requires a minimum of 25 Mbps for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu.
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Discovery Harbour internet service.
|25+ Mbps||1-2 devices||Web browsing|
HD video streaming
|100+ Mbps||3-5 devices||Video conferencing|
4K video streaming
|1000+ Mbps||6+ devices||Multiple video or 4K streams|
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Is there DSL internet service near me?
Unlikely. Our records indicate there are no DSL providers that offer coverage to more than 15% of residents in Discovery Harbour, Hawaii.
What is DSL internet service?
DSL provides internet service via phone lines but at speeds typically 100x or more than old fashioned dial-up service over those same phone lines. Download speeds are typically slower than cable, but DSL is more likely to be available in a remote location than cable.
How many broadband service providers are there near me?
Currently there are 3 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Discovery Harbour, HI residents.
Discovery Harbour Cable TV, Satellite TV and Streaming Services
Our ranking of internet service plans can make choosing a new provider fairly easy. Selecting a TV provider is more difficult as additional variables are involved. If you are a heavy TV viewer and/or watch in multiple rooms at the same time, a traditional cable TV package or satellite TV provider may be the best option for you. However, if you live in a rental property or a heavily wooded area, satellite TV may not be a viable option. Streaming TV packages can be a good option for many, especially if your internet plan does not have a data limit. Read through the pros and cons of the various TV packages available to you and chose the best match to your viewing needs.
- 125+ channels
- Flexible packages
- 85,000 OnDemand titles
- All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
- 290+ channels
- Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
- 4 video package tiers
- Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
- 85+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network coverage
- Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
- 140+ channels
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Local network and sports coverage
- Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app