Broadband

In addition to its regulatory oversight of the franchised cable industry, the Cable Television Division has been given the responsibility to implement activities to promote ubiquitous access to high speed broadband at affordable prices throughout the State.

These activities include developing plans and recommending legislation to expand and accelerate deployment of broadband infrastructure; supporting public-private efforts to develop broadband infrastructure; and working with government agencies, broadband providers, and other stakeholders to advance the provision of broadband services to un-served and underserved areas in the State.


Broadband Speed Test

The State of Hawaii’s official Internet speed test website is linked below:
Hawaii Broadband Speed Test



Broadband Related News and Information

The Akamai Q2 2014 State of the Internet Report data indicates overall broadband average connection speed in Hawaii has increase significantly compared to Q2 2013 (+42%). However, at 9.113 Mbps it still lags behind the U.S.'s overall average connection speed of 11.447 Mbps.

www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet/soti-visualizations.html#stoi-graph
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Hawaii Broadband Strategic Plan

DCCA’s Hawaii Broadband Strategic Plan, Completed in December 2012, is linked below:
Hawaii Broadband Strategic Plan – Dec. 2012


What’s New

HRS Chapter 440J Telecommunications and Cable Industry Information Reporting (Unofficial)Posted on May 6, 2013
Act 151Posted on May 6, 2013
1-30-2013 BAAC Meeting MinutesPosted on February 26, 2013
Act 259Posted on July 6, 2012