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Waimalu, HI internet providers

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Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Hawaiian Telcom $34.99 300 - 25 MbpsDSL100%
Hawaiian Telcom $34.99 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic34%
HughesNet $59.99 25 - 2 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waimalu internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waimalu 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 Waimalu area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Waimalu residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 100% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 34% of those living in Waimalu.

There are four internet providers serving the Waimalu area, and 100.00% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waimalu's four internet providers, prices start at $34.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Waimalu

The largest internet providers in Waimalu are Spectrum and Hawaiian Telcom bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Waimalu.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Waimalu residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Hawaiian Telcom, which covers 100% of the area. Waimalu’s third most-available internet provider, Hawaiian Telcom, offers fiber-optic to around 34% of Waimalu residents.

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 Waimalu covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waimalu 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 Waimalu, $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 Waimalu, $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 Waimalu. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Waimalu'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

100%

DSL from Hawaiian Telcom offers broadband to all households in Waimalu covering 100% of the area.

DSL internet from Hawaiian Telcom uses telephone lines in Waimalu 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 Waimalu, $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 Waimalu, $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 Waimalu. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waimalu'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

34%

Fiber-optic from Hawaiian Telcom offers broadband to some, but not many households in Waimalu covering 34% 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 Waimalu 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 Waimalu, $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 Waimalu, $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 Waimalu. These download speeds are available to 34% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waimalu's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Waimalu, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Waimalu, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

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

Internet provider frequently asked questions

Hawaiian Telcom is the fastest internet provider in Waimalu with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 34% of households in Waimalu. The next fastest internet provider in Waimalu is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Hawaiian Telcom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Waimalu, covering 34% of the city.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.