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Fiber Optic Network

What is fiber and why is it important to efficiently delivering high speed internet to homes and businesses?

Fiber-optic internet, commonly called fiber internet or simply “fiber,” is a broadband connection that can reach speeds of up to 940 Megabits per second (Mbps), with low lag time.

The technology uses fiber-optic cable, which amazingly can send data as fast as about 70% the speed of light.

See more about fiber optics in the video below.


“What Is Fiber Internet?” 2022. Centurylink.com. 2022. https://www.centurylink.com/home/help/internet/fiber/what-is-fiber-internet.html