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Internet providers in 96766

Find internet providers serving the 96766 area. Compare plan pricing and speeds from fiber-optic, cable and DSL providers.

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96766 internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable99%
Hawaiian Telcom $39.99 300 - 15 MbpsDSL100%
Hawaiian Telcom $39.99 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic32%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 2 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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96766 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 96766 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 96766 ZIP will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of households. Cable 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 32% of those living in the 96766 ZIP code.

There are four internet providers serving the 96766 area, and 98.86% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among four internet providers in 96766, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Lihue

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Hawaiian Telcom 43 Mbps 44 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 46 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in 96766

The largest internet providers serving the 96766 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 96766 ZIP code, covering 99% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Hawaiian Telcom, which covers 100% of the area. Lihue’s third most-available internet provider, Hawaiian Telcom, offers fiber-optic to around 32% of residents in the 96766 ZIP code.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps**

(wireless speeds may vary)

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

99%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in the 96766 ZIP code, covering 99% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 96766 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Lihue, $54.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 1,000 Mbps**, which comes to an estimated $0.17 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lihue, $0.24.

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 96766 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Lihue's providers, 336 Mbps.

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Hawaiian Telcom DSL internet

Provider

Hawaiian Telcom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1.5 Mbps

Average availability

100%

DSL from Hawaiian Telcom offers broadband to all households in the 96766 ZIP code, covering 100% 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 $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lihue, $54.99.

Hawaiian Telcom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lihue, $0.24.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Hawaiian Telcom offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1.5 Mbps in 96766 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Lihue's providers, 336 Mbps.

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Hawaiian Telcom fiber-optic internet

Provider

Hawaiian Telcom

Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

100 Mbps

Average availability

32%

Fiber-optic from Hawaiian Telcom offers broadband to some, but not many households in the 96766 ZIP code, covering 32% 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 96766 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for Hawaiian Telcom start at $39.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Lihue, $54.99.

Hawaiian Telcom customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 300 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.13 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Lihue, $0.24.

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 96766 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 32% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Lihue's providers, 336 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 96766 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 96766 and the greater Lihue area. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Lihue at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 2 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Lihue at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 96766 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 96766 frequently asked questions

Hawaiian Telcom is the fastest internet provider in the 96766 ZIP code with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 32% of households in 96766. The next fastest internet provider in the 96766 ZIP code is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 99% of the area.

Hawaiian Telcom offers the cheapest internet in the 96766 ZIP with service starting at $39.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Lihue, $54.99.

Hawaiian Telcom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 96766 ZIP code, covering 32% of the city.

Internet deals such as speed upgrades, promotional pricing, equipment perks and free installation are available from many internet providers. Bundling internet with TV and home phone is also a popular way to get a deal on internet.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

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.