Verizon is converting their network from copper to fiber
The FCC recently passed a regulation allowing Verizon to retire (i.e., “eliminate”) copper services from their facilities in the State of Maryland. Verizon has started this process and will continue to switch over their services throughout 2017 and 2018. Learn more about the Network changes in Maryland. See a schedule outlining the dates and locations that Verizon will be retiring their copper network on the east coast.
How the copper retirement affects you
Most telecom service providers use copper loops leased from Verizon to deliver phone and Internet services. As of now and over the next few years, Verizon is going to replace...Read full article.
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Finding high speed Internet can be challenging because buildings are not equipped for fiber -- particularly in Baltimore where the City’s infrastructure is aging. So, what if you’re a business or non-profit and need high speed Internet? This mini blog is intended to help you find what you need, especially in Baltimore.
Copper Internet is being phased out, so fiber will be your only option
Last week, we announced that the FCC passed a regulation allowing Verizon to retire (i.e., “eliminate”) copper services from their facilities in the State of Maryland. As a reminder, Verizon has started this process and will continue to switch over their services throughout 2017 and 2018. If you are currently using Internet or voice over copper, now is the time to figure out what your specific options are. This transition may require some coordination on your part, but your company will be rewarded by a superior and faster Internet service and higher quality voice.
What should you do to get the upgrade?
Many assume that they are limited to one of two large, national Internet providers, but this is not the case. It is possible to find a smaller, local high speed Internet provider that is equally technically astute and can provide local customer service and personal care. Here are some helpful tips:...Read full article.
You have a choice about which high speed Internet service you use
Many rely on their Internet service provider to tell them what kind of service they need without understanding what’s available to them. This mini blog is intended to educate you about the primary options available to your company, so that you can make a smarter decision about the provider and service you choose.
High speed Internet options
The type(s) of high speed Internet service you are able to select depends on a few primary variables:
- Your company’s geographic location,
- What your building is structurally equipped to handle, and
- How much you are willing to pay.
Below, we provide a comparison of the different types of Internet service products and their pros and cons.
- Dedicated T1 – Although a T1 is limited by speed, it is still one of the most commonly used digital transmission services in the U.S..Read full article.