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Internet providers in 96821

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Hawaiian Telcom $34.99 300 - 25 MbpsDSL99%
Hawaiian Telcom $34.99 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic83%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 2 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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96821 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 96821 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Hawaii - 92%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 96821 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 99% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 83% of those living in the 96821 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 96821 area, and 99.34% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 96821, prices start at $34.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in 96821

The largest internet providers serving the 96821 ZIP code are Spectrum and Hawaiian Telcom bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all in the 96821 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Hawaiian Telcom, which covers 99% of the area. Honolulu’s third most-available internet provider, Hawaiian Telcom, offers fiber-optic to around 83% of residents in the 96821 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 96821 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 96821 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Honolulu, $47.49.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Honolulu, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in 96821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Honolulu's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Hawaiian Telcom DSL internet

Provider

Hawaiian Telcom

Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

99%

DSL from Hawaiian Telcom offers broadband to all households in the 96821 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Hawaiian Telcom uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Hawaiian Telcom start at $34.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Honolulu, $47.49.

Hawaiian Telcom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.12 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Honolulu, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Hawaiian Telcom offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 96821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Honolulu's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Hawaiian Telcom fiber-optic internet

Provider

Hawaiian Telcom

Starting price*
$34.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

83%

Fiber-optic from Hawaiian Telcom offers broadband to nearly all households in the 96821 ZIP code, covering 83% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Hawaiian Telcom is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 96821 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Hawaiian Telcom start at $34.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Honolulu, $47.49.

Hawaiian Telcom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.12 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Honolulu, $0.27.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Hawaiian Telcom offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 100 Mbps in 96821 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 83% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Honolulu's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 96821 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 96821 and the greater Honolulu area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Honolulu at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 2 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are about average in Honolulu at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 96821 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 96821 frequently asked questions

Hawaiian Telcom is the fastest internet provider in the 96821 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 83% of households in 96821. The next fastest internet provider in the 96821 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Hawaiian Telcom offers the cheapest internet in the 96821 ZIP with service starting at $34.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Honolulu, $47.49.

Hawaiian Telcom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 96821 ZIP code, covering 83% of the city.

Using your own router is a good way to cut internet costs without having to downgrade your internet plan. You can also try negotiating for a lower price with your current provider, or switch to another internet provider to take advantage of introductory pricing and special promotions.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

No matter where you live, your address is likely serviceable for satellite internet from providers such as HughesNet and Viasat. You will probably also have the option of at least one cable provider, such as Cox, Spectrum and Xfinity, and DSL providers such as Frontier and Verizon. Roughly a third of households will be eligible for fiber internet from AT&T, CenturyLink, Windstream or other providers.