Speed. Mention internet connections and speed is the first, usually the only, thing a customer asks about. And, in today’s digital climate, fiber is the de facto medium for fast internet speeds. A fiber optic internet connection is the ultimate in speed and reliability for today’s enterprise environment.
Is the Internet a commodity or a basic human right? In early 2015, in his State of the Union Address, President Obama stated, “I intend to protect a free and open Internet, extend its reach to every classroom, and every community, and help folks build the fastest network.”
Acronyms are part of our speech in every region, background, and industry. Digital networking is no different. As in any industry with complex technical terms, network acronyms are as plentiful as people with individual names.
While we all like to think we’re completely in charge of our decisions, most of us are far more susceptible to psychological influences than we realize. This isn’t only the case in our personal lives. At work too, many of the decisions we make are largely determined by forces we’re simply unaware of.
Near the end of 2017, the wireless industry collectively developed the first official 5G “5th generation” standard. How users of 5G will benefit remains to be seen, but the promised leap of technology with 5G networking looks to be a certain game-changer. AT&T plans to launch mobile 5G networking in the US this year, Verizon says it will launch home technology for users of 5G, and both T-Mobile and Sprint say that they're launching 5G phones early next year.
Ever wonder how MHO is different from other fixed-wireless providers? Get to know us through this infographic and see how we can help you and your business thrive.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a host of physical devices around the world that collect and share data across the internet. The rise of wireless networks and cheap data processors makes it possible to turn anything into part of the IoT. This adds a certain level of digital intelligence to devices that enable them to communicate without human involvement, effectively merging the physical and digital worlds. In doing so, however, we have created a new concern for IoT internet requirements
Many commercial multi-tenant buildings, hotels, multi-dwelling apartment buildings, don’t have sufficient internet for their tenants. Or, they may allow their tenants to purchase their own connections. The result is multiple suppliers needing access and a host of connections running throughout the building.
When it comes to selecting hardware for your enterprise's internet connection, it's easy to go with the off-the-shelf options. After all, they are easy to find at your local Best Buy, not that expensive, and will probably get the job done, right? Not so fast.
Shopping for internet service can be one of the most thankless and exhausting of chores there is. With options limited by geography, such a project often becomes one of shopping for the best among what's actually possible, not what's actually best. Even with this massive issue afoot, there's an even bigger dilemma to come, and this time, the ISPs might be just as hard-hit as their customers. More specifically, it's SD-WAN's steady growth, and its ability to accommodate multiple service providers at once.