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Fiber Internet 101: What You Need To Know

What is Fiber Internet?

Fiber internet is any internet access through fiber-optic lines. Fiber-optic lines use tiny strands of plastic or glass to carry transmissions of light, which translate into data. This method of data transmission makes fiber internet the best option for business internet due to its speed, reliability, and sustainability. Still wondering "Should I get Fiber Internet?"? Read on to learn the Pros of Fiber Internet and the Cons of Fiber Internet:

   PROS

Speed

With speeds starting at 50 Mbps, Bozeman fiber internet by BluePrint currently offers the top speeds in the area – way faster than DSL or cable.

Reliability

Fiber internet connections are known to be the highest quality in the industry and are unlikely to be affected by wear-and-tear.

   CONS

Cost

Fiber internet is generally more expensive than DSL or cable internet services, though those costs can be made up through improved efficiencies in your business (increase billable time, decrease time spent waiting for uploads/downloads, etc).

   FINAL WORD

If fiber internet is available in your area, it's likely your best option for fast and reliable internet service, especially for businesses (small and large).


Why is Fiber Internet Faster?

Internet speed depends on how much data the infrastructure can handle. The traditional copper wires used by DSL and cable internet were originally intended to transmit voice only, so they’re limited in the amount of data they can handle.

Investment in Community Infrastructure

Most internet Service Providers (ISP)s have been slow to invest money into upgrading infrastructure to fiber technology. BluePrint by TCT, a Wyoming-based company, sees the benefit of supporting this growth in Bozeman and other areas throughout the West that they serve.

Choosing the Right Fiber Internet Provider

Now that you know the benefits of Fiber Internet, the next step is choosing the best service for your needs. Two main factors in this decision: what’s available where you live and what speed you need. At Blueprint Fiber Internet, we’re so confident that our Internet speeds are consistently at peak performance, we encourage you to test us at Speedtest.net, a third-party website that provides a free analysis of individual Internet connections. To find out if BluePrint Fiber Internet service is available in your area, contact us.

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