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The Pain of Getting Internet and Networks Set Up During COVID-19

Posted by MHO Networks on Feb 3, 2021 9:30:00 AM

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that adaptability is vital. Our rapidly evolving world is causing a rapidly evolving Internet, too. This means increasing demands for new network infrastructure and redundancy protocols. As a result, it is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to get Internet and networking solutions in place to meet current and future needs. 

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Topics: Internet Access, Business Internet, Connectivity

Why do Car Dealerships use Dedicated Fixed Wireless Services?

Posted by MHO Networks on Nov 23, 2020 9:15:00 AM

Major forces within the automotive industry and consumer activity are changing how your local car dealership operates. Perhaps the primary change is the need for a complete digital transformation. Consumers now use the Internet to research car-buying preferences almost 90% of the time before ever visiting a dealership. 

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Topics: Business Internet, Dedicated Internet, Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless, Metro Ethernet, Automobile Dealership

What's the difference between Internet Diversity and Redundancy?

Posted by MHO Networks on Oct 20, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Far too many businesses confuse Internet redundancy with Internet diversity. Both are concerned with providing alternate Internet connection and communication services in the event of an outage; yet, both solve these problems in different ways. Make sure you do not use the terms interchangeably or confuse one with the other. Let’s take a look at both and help you decide which is best for your business. 

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Topics: Fixed Wireless, Business Internet, Redundancy, Diversity

Does Weather Affect Fixed Wireless Internet?

Posted by MHO Networks on Oct 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM

When making an Internet provider decision or even a fixed wireless provider decision, a person needs to consider many factors. Line of sight, redundancy, SLAs, and of course, reliability. A key factor of reliability is ensuring your Internet connection remains stable during as many adverse conditions as possible. 

A common question is the effect of weather and rain fade. Because fixed wireless providers utilize radio waves, it might be logical to think that inclement weather such as rain or snow can affect reliability or speed. This is not always the case. It depends on the type of connection (point-to-point or point-to-multipoint: "what’s the difference?”), frequency and also if your provider is supplying something called adaptive modulation.

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Topics: Fixed Wireless, Business Internet, Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless, Reliability

[Infographic]: How are Fixed Wireless and Satellite Internet Different?

Posted by MHO Networks on Sep 1, 2020 9:46:00 AM

Fixed wireless and satellite Internet are often times confused to be the same technologies when that could be further from the truth. If you are trying to figure out which business Internet solutions is best for you, below is an illustration of how fixed wireless and satellite internet are vastly different.

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Topics: Internet Access, Business Internet, Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless

How are Fixed Wireless and Satellite different?

Posted by MHO Networks on Aug 18, 2020 8:26:00 AM

To many consumers, fixed wireless and satellite Internet are basically the same. Both do away with the need for a cable or wired connection running into your home or business from an ISP, right? While both do eliminate the outside ground infrastructure of cables, this is where the similarity ends.  

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Topics: Fixed Wireless, Internet Access, Business Internet, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Dedicated Internet, Point-to-Point Fixed Wireless

Stop Waiting Months to Get Internet Installed

Posted by MHO Networks on Jul 21, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Your business needs an enterprise Internet installation in a new building or location. Fast upload and download speeds are essential, as well as guaranteed uptime and instant assistance when problems arise. Obviously, you shop among the local ISPs for the best deal and service, but all of them tell you the same story - an incredibly long wait time for installation.

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Topics: Fixed Wireless, High Speed Internet, Business Internet

How to Understand Your Bandwidth Speed Needs?

Posted by MHO Networks on Jul 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Ah, that magic word — bandwidth! In our mega-connected world, businesses and users need it, crave it, shop for the best offerings of it, even while most misunderstand it. More is the catchword. We need more bandwidth to grow our operations! We need more bandwidth to improve the consumer experience! We need more bandwidth to process transactions faster than our competitors! Do you — really? 

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Topics: Bandwidth, Business Internet, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Dedicated Internet

Choosing the Right Network Provider for Reopening

Posted by MHO Networks on Jun 17, 2020 9:30:00 AM

COVID-19 has caused havoc and unprecedented changes to the global economy as many businesses were forced to shut down in an effort to curb the spread of the virus. Other companies remained operational, but with vastly different and sometimes frantic changes as to how they conducted business. 

Now that areas are beginning to reopen in earnest, some from being completely closed and some from partial to full-bore operations, choosing the right network provider is a vital consideration. Does your current ISP, or do the companies you have under review, provide everything you need for operations post COVID-19?

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Topics: Network, Fixed Wireless, Business Internet, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Colorado Business, Bay Area Business, Dallas Business, Los Angeles Business, San Diego Business, Inland Empire Business, Reopening

Healthcare and Hospitals: Key IT Priority Checklist for Healthcare and Hospitals in a Health Crisis

Posted by MHO Networks on Mar 31, 2020 10:30:00 AM

As Americans watch the COVID-19 pandemic ramp up from behind the closed doors of homes and businesses, the healthcare industry and local hospitals are gearing up for a massive response. The challenge is unprecedented, and so are the various needs that accompany it. 

New measures are being implemented to speed testing for COVID-19 and the triage process for patients. With an expected rise in those needing testing and treatment, even with stringent containment measures in place, will place greater demands on IT departments for hospitals, physician offices, and other remote locations. 

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Topics: Security, Business Internet, Connectivity, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Low Latency, Healthcare Providers, IT Manager, Fast Installation, Colorado Business, Internet Policies, Dallas Business, Los Angeles Business, Orange County Business, San Diego Business, Hospitals

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