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Wireless Networks Explained.

We live in a world where wires are seen as a nuisance.  Gadgets and technical devices are ditching their wired, tethered posts for the freedom that wireless affords. The utopia of a wireless environment is massively appealing.  But before you rush towards wireless freedom, you first must navigate through the different wireless technologies available.  There …

What is Fixed Wireless?

Fixed Wireless is a flexible, high capacity, and extremely dependable broadband solution that leverages microwave technology to deliver commercial-grade broadband at affordable rates to any location. The technology’s wireless infrastructure, unique form of data transport, and other advantageous characteristics have spurred more and more IT managers to utilize Fixed Wireless broadband service as their primary …

Is a VPN an IP private network?

Before we can answer “What is a VPN?” we first need to define a private network. A private network is a network of computers that are connected to each other, without any connection to external networks or the Internet. Each computer utilizes a private IP address – an address that only a device within the …

What is a T1 line? How fast is T1 service?

A #T1 line is a communications transmission service that provides symmetrical bandwidth via 2 twisted copper wires. Businesses have long relied on telephone companies for this age-old service, which was originally developed for the Bell System. While standard telephone lines can only transfer voice and data at 56 kbps using a modem, a T1 line, …

Less than 20% of commercial buildings have fiber Internet. What do the other 80% do?

Pray? Perhaps. Move your office? Probably not. Hope the carrier tells you “fiber is coming soon?” Assuming you can actually get a “coming soon”. And the carrier’s definition of “fiber coming soon” is your definition of “coming soon” and not the 12-36 month wait which is typical?” For the vast majority of businesses that are …

LTE Limitations Explained

  Over the past few years, LTE networks have garnered plenty of hype. Several major cellular and cable providers have either rolled out or are currently experimenting with broadband connections via LTE networks, promising faster speeds at lower prices. However, LTE networks are not an ideal choice for businesses that rely on robust and reliable …

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