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Internet Throttling: What It Is, Why It Happens and How to Avoid It

A slow internet experience is one of the key signs your internet service provider (ISP) may be throttling. You could notice that your download speeds are slow...

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Kinetic To Be the Nation’s Largest 8 Gig Internet Provider

In the coming weeks, Kinetic will offer 8 Gig speeds to more households than any other carrier, making it the nation’s largest 8 Gig internet provider. This is part of our commitment to bring faster speeds and more bandwidth to people in under-connected communities. 8 Gig provides customers the latest in Wi-Fi technology and the ability to future-proof their home with simultaneous access to gig speeds across devices with zero lag.

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5 Benefits of Fiber Internet vs. Other Residential Broadband Access Methods

What is fiber internet?

Broadband is defined as public high-speed internet. As for the difference between broadband and fiber, fiber is a way to access broadband. Historically, people associate residential broadband connections with DSL and copper lines. But there’s a range of existing methods for accessing broadband. That includes cable modems, wireless connections and satellites. Fiber started becoming an internet connection option for homes in the early 2000s, and is arguably better than any other access method for broadband. Fiber works off of digital signals that travel over fiber-optic, which uses glass particles that reflect light. “Fiber is great for any speed, any use case, any customer out there,” Pieroni said. “If you have the opportunity to take fiber, it is the preference over any other access method.” Want to know why? Here are five advantages of fiber internet vs. other broadband access methods.
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