We credit cable internet with revolutionizing speeds and
consistency for users a decade-and-a-half ago, but these
days, the technology is showing its age.
Cable internet can have issues with upload speeds, and
that’s important if you work from home and do video calls or
love to play multi-player games. Upload speeds impact how
others see and hear you on the other end of your video
conference or online game. Hello, lags and “can you see my
screen now?” delays.
It also can slow down during peak times (think workdays,
class times, movie nights, etc.) in well-populated areas.
On the other hand, fiber internet is currently the fastest,
most reliable internet service available. It uses
fiber-optic cables to send data faster than standard copper
cable — as quickly as the speed of light.
Data is delivered via a dedicated line, giving you more
consistent and higher speeds.
Fiber internet offers symmetrical download and upload
Fiber optic internet is less likely to go down during a
Because fiber optic internet is made of glass, there’s no
electricity involved. This protects it against
interference from nearby power lines or high-voltage
Fiber can withstand more temperature fluctuations than
cable and can be submerged in water.
Fiber is ideal for anyone looking to stream their favorite
shows and movies, play games with friends online, video
conference from home, share their latest photos and videos,
and work and school from home.
So, what are you waiting for?