Best Waimalu Internet Service Providers

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

Rank Provider Tech Max Download Speed Max Upload Speed Availability
1SpectrumCable940 Mbps35 Mbps100.0%
2Cincinnati BellDSL, Fiber1000 Mbps300 Mbps68.9%
3ViaSatSatellite100 Mbps3 Mbps100%
4HughesNetSatellite25 Mbps3 Mbps100%
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Waimalu 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 Waimalu which have access to at least two internet service providers with a particular internet access speed:

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Broadband Internet Speeds

How does the average download speed for broadband internet in Waimalu compare to Honolulu County? The average speed in Waimalu 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.

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Waimalu 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 Waimalu 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 Waimalu 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 Waimalu population

  • There are 4 residential internet providers in Waimalu, HI providing service to at least 15% of the city

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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 Waimalu 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 Waimalu, Hawaii.

Who has the fastest internet service in Waimalu?

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

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

The following zip codes were used: 96701

What internet download speed do I need?

Consider the following general rules of thumb when determining the download speed you need for your new Waimalu internet service.

Speed Devices Typical Usage
25+ Mbps1-2 devicesWeb browsing
Music streaming
HD video streaming
100+ Mbps3-5 devicesVideo conferencing
4K video streaming
Online gaming
1000+ Mbps6+ devicesMultiple video or 4K streams
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How do the internet speeds in Waimalu compare to other cities in Hawaii?

Click through to see how the Waimalu broadband speeds compare to these other cities throughout the state: Anahola, Ewa Gentry, Hickam Housing, Iroquois Point, Laie, Makaha Valley, Waialua

Is there fiber internet service near me?

Yes, there is 1 fiber internet provider in Waimalu - 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 Waimalu, Hawaii?

Spectrum provides broadband internet service to 100.0% of Waimalu.

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.




Waimalu 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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