Internet providers in Waimea, HI

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Waimea internet service at a glance

At 97%, broadband coverage in Waimea 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 Waimea area will have access to DSL, which covers 96% of Waimea residents. Cable internet is also an option for many, offering service to 96% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 9.410% of those living in Waimea.

There are five internet providers serving the Waimea area, and 95.11% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waimea's five internet providers, prices start at $49.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Waimea

The largest internet providers in Waimea are Spectrum, HughesNet, and ViaSat, Inc. bringing cable and satellite options to Waimea.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Waimea residents, covering 96% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Waimea’s third most-available internet provider, ViaSat, Inc., offers satellite to around 100% of Waimea residents.

Spectrum cable internet

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

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

96%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to nearly all households in Waimea covering 96% of the area.

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

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $49.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waimea, $53.33.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.83 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waimea, $2.13.

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 Waimea. These download speeds are available to 96% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waimea's providers, 110 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$59.99/mo.
Max download speed

5 Mbps

Max upload speed

0.4 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Waimea covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waimea where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $59.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Waimea, $53.33.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 2 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $30.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waimea, $2.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 5 Mbps and upload speeds up to 0.4 Mbps in Waimea. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waimea's providers, 110 Mbps.

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ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet

Provider

ViaSat, Inc.

Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from ViaSat, Inc. offers broadband to all households in Waimea covering 100% of the area.

ViaSat, Inc. satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Waimea where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for ViaSat, Inc. start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waimea, $53.33.

ViaSat, Inc. customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Waimea, $2.13.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, ViaSat, Inc. offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Waimea. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are slightly slower than the average max speeds from all Waimea's providers, 110 Mbps.

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Waimea, HI internet providers

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Provider
Spectrum $49.99/mo. 60 - 300 Mbps Cable 96%
Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. - - DSL 96%
Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 6.240%
Waimana Enterprises, Inc. - - DSL 4.562%
Waimana Enterprises, Inc. - - Fiber-optic 3.167%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. is the fastest internet provider in Waimea with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 6.240% of households in Waimea. The next fastest internet provider in Waimea is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 96% of the area.

Spectrum offers the cheapest internet in Waimea with plans starting at $49.99/mo. This is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Waimea, $53.33.

Hawaiian Telcom Communications, Inc. is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Waimea, covering 6.240% of the city. Waimana Enterprises, Inc. also offers fiber internet in Waimea and is available to 3.167% of households.

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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.