Is Your Router Ready for the Holidays?

This year, when you’re planning for the holidays, put food, drink, decor and Wi-Fi on your checklist. Chances are everybody is showing up with their devices and they’ll want to use your internet connection. Not only that, there's bound to be gaming and streaming time in the name of

#1 Fiber Game Changer: It Uses Light to Send Data

Internet that’s as fast as light? Absolutely. You just have to turn to fiber optic cables. Instead of using an electrical current like traditional copper telephone wires, fiber cables literally carry data using beams of light shot out by lasers. Let's discuss.  How does light carry data? Have you ever watched a movie where someone uses a mirror

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Why Doesn’t Fiber Get Jammed at Rush Hour?

There are a lot of great reasons for choosing fiber optic internet. Number one is speed, of course. And if you get frustrated when your DSL or copper internet slows at certain times of the day, here’s how fiber can beat that problem, too.What’s internet rush hour?Rush hour doesn’t

You Can Find Out if Your Home Is Fiber-Ready (We’ll Show You How)

Are you one of the lucky ones? If your home is ready for fiber, you sure are.While fiber internet availability is increasing every day, many people don’t realize their home or neighborhood has actually been outfitted with fiber optic cable either from a previous or current provider. Not sure

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What’s Fiber to the Home? To the Curb? To the Node?

When you find out that fiber is coming to your neighborhood (at last!), you’ll want to see how it’s being delivered.While internet service providers (ISPs) say they're providing 100% fiber networks, fiber to the curb (FTTC) and fiber to the node (FTTN) options don't actually provide that fiber all

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Does a Crew Have To Dig in My Yard To Install Fiber?

Not every fiber installation means digging in your yard. There are two different ways that fiber service is wired to your home: underground and aerial. Depending on where you live and how the provider is bringing fiber directly to your home determines the type of installation you'll have.Let’s look

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Cutting the Cord Can Get You More of What You Want to Watch. Here’s How.

When you cut the cable cord, suddenly you, not your provider, are the programming planner. With the freedom to choose your own TV channels and networks without being tied to a set package, it can get a little overwhelming. But it’s easier than you think to create your perfect

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When is Fiber Coming to My Neighborhood?

From more bandwidth to smoother video calls to higher speeds supporting multiple devices in the home, you’ve heard that fiber can make a big difference in the way you experience the internet.Trouble is, it’s not in your neighborhood yet, and you aren’t sure when it’s coming.So how do you

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Why You Need 5G + Fiber Together

5G and fiber-optic broadband are the two hottest high-speed internet technologies around. Over the next few years you’re going to hear a lot more about them as they become more widely available across the country. While it might sound like 5G and fiber are in competition, they’re really both

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Mesh Wi-Fi 101: How Does a Mesh Network Work?

Most of us are doing everything we can these days to get more out of our home Wi-Fi networks. More people are relying on home broadband to connect to work, school and entertainment. It's important to make sure that the Wi-Fi signal in your home is strong and reliable.