Best Punaluu Internet Service Providers
There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Punaluu, 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 Punaluu:
|Rank||Provider||Tech||Max Download Speed||Max Upload Speed||Availability|
|1||Cincinnati Bell||Fiber||1000 Mbps||300 Mbps||96.0%|
|2||Spectrum||Cable||940 Mbps||35 Mbps||100.0%|
|3||ViaSat||Satellite||100 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
|4||HughesNet||Satellite||25 Mbps||3 Mbps||100%|
Punaluu HI Internet Access Options
More internet service competition in a city encourages providers to continue to build out and improve their network in addition to keeping prices fair.
The following represents the percentage of population in Punaluu which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:
Broadband Internet Speeds
How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Punaluu compare to Honolulu County? The average speed in Punaluu is 32.3 Mbps which is faster than Honolulu County overall.
On a statewide basis this download speed is faster than the Hawaii average of 23.21 Mbps.
Punaluu Internet Access Facts
Fiber optic internet is available to 73.1% of Honolulu County residents
The average internet download speed in Honolulu County is 18.3 Mbps based upon 1654872 samples taken in the past year
The average download speed in Punaluu 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 Punaluu is 7.19 Mbps. This is 20.2% faster than the Honolulu County average and 38% slower than the national average of 11.56 Mbps
Cable internet is available to 100.0% of the Punaluu population
There are 4 residential internet providers in Punaluu, HI providing service to at least 15% of the city
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 Punaluu 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 Cincinnati Bell as the top provider for Punaluu, Hawaii.
Who has the fastest internet service in Punaluu?
Cincinnati Bell with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Punaluu.
What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Punaluu, Hawaii?
The following zip codes were used: 96717
What internet download speed do I need?
Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Punaluu 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|
Zero latency gaming
How do the internet speeds in Punaluu compare to other cities in Hawaii?
Is there fiber internet service near me?
Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Punaluu - Cincinnati Bell.
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.
Which internet service provider offers the most coverage in Punaluu, Hawaii?
Spectrum provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Punaluu.
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.
Punaluu 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