Best Waikoloa Village Internet Service Providers

There are a total of 4 companies providing internet service to a significant portion of Waikoloa Village, 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 Waikoloa Village:

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps98.6%
2Cincinnati BellFiber1000 Mbps300 Mbps27.7%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Waikoloa Village 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.

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Broadband Internet Speeds

For most users, the average download speed of their internet service is more important than their upload speed. However, upload speed plays at least some role for all users.
Average upload speeds in Waikoloa Village of 7.19 Mbps are faster than the Hawaii County upload speeds and faster than the statewide average for Hawaii.

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Waikoloa Village 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 Waikoloa Village 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 Waikoloa Village 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 28.0% of Waikoloa Village residents

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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 Waikoloa Village 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 Waikoloa Village, Hawaii.

What locations were used in calculating broadband internet coverage for Waikoloa Village, Hawaii?

The following zip codes were used: 96738

How do the internet speeds in Waikoloa Village compare to other cities in Hawaii?

Click through to see how the Waikoloa Village broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Ewa Villages, Hawi, Kaaawa, Lahaina, Makaha Valley, Nanawale Estates, Wailua Homesteads

How many broadband service providers are there near me?

Currently there are 4 companies that provide internet service to at least 15% of Waikoloa Village, HI residents.

What is Mbps?

Mbps is an abbreviation for Megabits Per Second and represents the rate of data transmission. A larger value for download Mbps or upload Mbps means a file will take less time to be sent than it will with an internet connection with a lower Mbps.

What is fiber internet service?

Fiber internet service transmits data by sending pulses of light over thin glass fiber optic cable. In most cases fiber internet service download speeds will be faster than cable or DSL, however, fiber service is limited with less than half of Americans living in an area with fiber coverage.

Who has the fastest internet service in Waikoloa Village?

Cincinnati Bell with a download speed of 1000 Mbps provides the fastest internet service in Waikoloa Village.

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Waikoloa Village - Cincinnati Bell.

What is fixed wireless internet service?

Fixed wireless internet is typical used in rural areas where there are no buried telephone or cable lines. An antenna is attached to the home or business which transmits and receives data from access point towers. Download speeds are typically much better than with satellite.




Waikoloa Village 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.


Spectrum

  • 125+ channels
  • Flexible packages
  • 85,000 OnDemand titles
  • All plans feature sports, breaking news, movies plus Spectrum Originals
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DISH

  • 290+ channels
  • Satellite coverage virtually anywhere
  • 4 video package tiers
  • Access to apps, Google assistant and 2000 hour smart DVR
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Hulu Live TV

  • 75+ channels
  • Access to premium Hulu originals
  • Includes Disney+ and ESPN+
  • 2 simultaneous streams supported on a broad array of devices
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YouTube TV

  • 85+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Sports plus, Spanish plus and premium movie add-ons
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DIRECTV stream

  • 140+ channels
  • Unlimited cloud DVR
  • Local network and sports coverage
  • Unlimited streams in-home. TV to go with the DIRECTV app
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fuboTV

  • 180+ channels
  • 1000 hours of cloud DVR
  • Local network coverage
  • Extensive sports coverage plus sports add-on packages
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