Tag Archives: fiber

Future Broadband Technologies
News
August 14, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Future Broadband Technologies

While it was only a few short years ago that fiber optic seemed to be poised to take over the broadband world, a few stumbles along the way have let…

Defining 100% Fiber Optic
Fiber Optics
June 11, 2010 posted by Jessica Sims

Defining 100% Fiber Optic

Time Warner Cable has recently lost a claim it filed with the BBB’s national advertising division.  In the claim, Time Warner Cable says that Verizon’s use of the term ‘100%…

Internet and Computer Optimizers: Junk or Gold?
Guides
April 19, 2010 posted by Jessica Sims

Internet and Computer Optimizers: Junk or Gold?

Internet optimizers and computer optimizers both offer promises that sound tantalizing: optimize a network connection and rid a computer of problems that might be plaguing it.  Similar promises, at least…

100 Mbps Broadband For All by 2020?
News
February 26, 2010 posted by Jessica Sims

100 Mbps Broadband For All by 2020?

Broadband services have a way of leapfrogging each other in small increments.  One providers offers 10 Mbps downstream speeds and 2 Mbps upstream speeds, and another comes out with a…

How to Switch High Speed Internet Providers
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December 29, 2009 posted by Jessica Sims

How to Switch High Speed Internet Providers

It is only a matter of time before consumers realize that their current broadband plan may not be all that they had hoped for, and start looking for something better. …

Understanding Fiber Optic Networks
Fiber Optics
December 22, 2009 posted by Jessica Sims

Understanding Fiber Optic Networks

Data has traditionally traveled across wires comprised of metal, even before the dawn of the digital age.  In fact, the use of flexible metal wires for data transmission dates back…