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Fiber Optic Superior Speed

Fiber is a Superior Medium for 21st Century Broadband

How does fiber speed compare to other broadband mediums?

Thanks for the fiber advocacy of:

  • Ernesto Falcon, Senior Legislative Counsel at Electronic Frontier Foundation, Sacramento, California
  • Gary Bolton, President and CEO at Fiber Broadband Association

We have a graphic that compares the transmission speeds of each mediums from the past to the future:

  • 4G
  • DSL
  • Cable
  • 5G
  • Fiber Optics

Fiber is the superior medium for our future as it will also provide low latency.


The Case for Fiber to the Home, Today: Why Fiber is a Superior Medium for 21st Century Broadband. (2019, October 16). The Case for Fiber to the Home, Today: Why Fiber is a Superior Medium for 21st Century Broadband. Electronic Frontier Foundation. https://www.eff.org/wp/case-fiber-home-today-why-fiber-superior-medium-21st-century-broadband

Broadband 101 – https://wncbroadband.org/broadband101.php

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Future of Broadband at PARI

As part 4 of a series of questions for Marc Czarnecki, WNC Broadband Project Team; Lamar Owen, Chief Technology Officer at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute or PARI was ask about the future of broadband for their area.

Resiliency or the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties – completing a fiber loop to Jackson County and Western Carolina University

Lamar Owen, CTO at PARI

Broadband at PARI, the Series

PARI Website

https://www.pari.edu/