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Internet providers in Waipahu, HI

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Waipahu, HI internet providers

Provider
Spectrum $49.99 300-1,000 Mbps **Cable100%
Hawaiian Telcom $39.99 300 - 25 MbpsDSL99%
Hawaiian Telcom $39.99 300 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic68%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 2 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $64.99 12 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Waipahu internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Waipahu 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 Waipahu area will have access to DSL, which covers 100% of Waipahu 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 68% of those living in Waipahu.

There are four internet providers serving the Waipahu area, and 99.98% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Waipahu's four internet providers, prices start at $39.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Waipahu

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Hawaiian Telcom 74 Mbps 55 Mbps Fiber-optic
Spectrum 84 Mbps 9 Mbps Cable

Top high-speed internet providers in Waipahu

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

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Waipahu residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Hawaiian Telcom, which covers 99% of the area. Waipahu’s third most-available internet provider, Hawaiian Telcom, offers fiber-optic to around 68% of Waipahu residents.

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

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Waipahu covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Waipahu 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 Waipahu, $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 Waipahu, $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 Waipahu. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Waipahu's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Hawaiian Telcom DSL internet

Provider

Hawaiian Telcom

Starting price*
$39.99/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 Waipahu covering 99% of the area.

DSL internet from Hawaiian Telcom uses telephone lines in Waipahu 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 Waipahu, $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 Waipahu, $0.24.

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 Waipahu. These download speeds are available to 99% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Waipahu's providers, 338 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

68%

Fiber-optic from Hawaiian Telcom offers broadband to most households in Waipahu covering 68% 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 Waipahu 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 Waipahu, $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 Waipahu, $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 Waipahu. These download speeds are available to 68% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Waipahu's providers, 338 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

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

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Waipahu and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are higher than average in Waipahu at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 2 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Waipahu at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Waipahu 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 Waipahu with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 68% of households in Waipahu. The next fastest internet provider in Waipahu is Spectrum, offering download speeds up to 300 Mbps to 100% of the area.

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

Hawaiian Telcom is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Waipahu, covering 68% of the city.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

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.

Resetting your router and optimizing your router settings can give you an instant speed boost. Consider Wi-Fi extenders if your signal is weaker in certain areas of your home. Also, be sure to check your Wi-Fi network to see if there are any unknown devices or users connected that could be slowing your network.