Keeping up with all the new methods of connecting to the Internet these days can be more of a challenge than keeping up with the Kardashians. As the Internet evolves, so do the networks that deliver it to your business or organization. One of the most effective business Internet solutions is fixed wireless.
Topics: Network, Fixed Wireless, Internet Access, Business Internet, Connectivity, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Internet Connection, Internet Services, Redundancy, Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless, Fast Installation
Topics: Internet Access, Business Internet, Internet Service Provider (ISP), network performance, Network Security, Internet Connection, Redundancy, Dedicated Internet, Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless, Metro Ethernet, Last Mile, Local Loop, Automobile Dealership
Internet compliance is a big deal for many industries. How do you make sure that your company is contracting with an Internet provider that can properly manage your Internet needs? For industries like healthcare and finance that have lists of industry regulations for which their networks need to account, the right ISP partnership is vital.
Topics: Point-to-Point Microwave, High Speed Internet, Internet Access, Security, Business Internet, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Low Latency, Network Security, Financial Institutions, FCC Licensed, Banking
Having reliable internet for your organization is key when caring for patients. Here are some "must-haves" for your network in order to do what you do best, taking care of your patients.
Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Case Study
MHO is a Godsend.” - David Franck, Senior Network Engineer, HCA
This is quite an extraordinary statement from an experienced corporate network engineer who is in charge of Internet and networking operations for a large medical corporation that spans two countries. And yet, concluding his testimony about how MHO handled HCAs networking and connectivity needs, this was his summary statement.
Topics: Customer Service, Uptime, Disaster Recovery, Business Internet, Connectivity, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Network Security, Internet Connection, Redundancy, Healthcare Providers, Case Study
Have you really considered if your business needs business Internet service? And do you really know the differences between residential grade and business Internet? Knowing the difference could save you money on a service you don’t need.
Every ISP offers a business-grade Internet connection service that purportedly offers more advanced or enhanced services over a residential connection. And, of course, these business-level services cost more money. Before you jump in and subscribe to the local ISPs business Internet plan, take the time to evaluate your needs.
Topics: Bandwidth, Point-to-Point Microwave, Internet Access, Business Internet, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Internet Connection, Internet Services, Dedicated Internet, Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless
The terms “last mile” and “local loop” are likely familiar to anyone who provides or utilizes network connectivity. The last mile, also referred to as “local loop,” is the actual, physical connection between the Internet Service Provider’s core network to the end user’s building.
Because of issues encountered at this stage of a connection, it's often referred to as the “last-mile problem.” Historically, last-mile connections have been affected by a number of technological issues for end users and are associated with distinctly high costs.
For many businesses, a fiber Internet connection provides a fast and reliable service. Fiber–optic Internet technology is capable of achieving incredible speeds far faster than DSL or satellite by transporting data in the form of light signals through wire made from tiny, transparent glass fibers that are about the diameter of a human hair. Fiber is among the top Internet alternatives, but it isn’t always available in many areas.
Before fiber can come to your building, much has to happen. This is a costly and time-consuming process, and you can expect those high costs of installation to be passed on to you. Add to that the cost of installing the necessary equipment in your building.
What are some Internet alternatives to a fiber connection? What are the pros and cons of each? Let’s take a look at the top three choices that are currently available: satellite, cable, and fixed wireless.