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Fiber Internet Providers: Light-Speed at Your Fingertips in Medina County

Fiber optics have revolutionized everything from medicine to Christmas tree lights, but their biggest transformation involves communications.  Today, Medina County residents have a choice of internet access providers, from satellite services to cable companies to 5G mobile service to traditional and fiber optic internet service providers (ISPs). Of these, fiber internet providers have some clear advantages. Shelley Young, Medina Fiber’s customer service manager, puts it this way, “A...

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Four Red Flags to Look for When Shopping for Home Internet

Four Red Flags to Look for When Shopping for Home Internet

Home internet service is no longer just an afterthought. It's just as essential as any other utility, like power or water service. The internet provides endless sources of entertainment, news, productivity, and connection to friends and loved ones worldwide, so it just might be the most important feature of your home for some family members! Many communities have multiple home internet service providers to choose from, and you may even receive regular ads in your mailbox or see them on...

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It’s Time to Take Esports Seriously

It’s Time to Take Esports Seriously

Esports are on the rise—and it’s no longer just the domain of digitally savvy teenagers or young professionals. Esports—short for “electronic sports”—takes the hobby of online gaming against friends and transforms it into a competitive sport. Esports even has spectators, complete with leagues, analysis, commentators, and organized fans! The rise of esports is a made possible by faster and more reliable internet, like the internet available in your community through Medina Fiber and its...

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Resources for Navigating Tech Use with Your Kids

Resources for Navigating Tech Use with Your Kids

Parenting in the 2020s comes with complications that did not exist less than a two decades ago. And technology—especially smartphones and tablets—add to those complications. From the distractions of texting and gaming to "addiction" to social media and the constant concern over inappropriate online content, today’s tech can be very problematic. At Medina Fiber, we understand that technology can raise parents’ eyebrows and blood pressure. But it also makes life more efficient and easier.  To...

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How Smart Tech Helps Seniors Live Safe, Independent Lives at Home

How Smart Tech Helps Seniors Live Safe, Independent Lives at Home

Every year, more American seniors—over 55 million of them, according to AARP—are living independently and “aging in place” in their homes.  Our seniors can enjoy peace of mind for a safer, more secure home life. And given the rising costs of senior living facilities, many elderly adults are better off financially remaining in their homes. But the elderly and their families are rightly concerned about the health and safety of remaining independent in their own homes, especially if they...

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Enjoy Fiber Optics and High-Speed Internet in Medina County

Enjoy Fiber Optics and High-Speed Internet in Medina County

A fast, highly-quality internet connection at homes and businesses can improve the lives of everyone in Medina County, and a reliable fiber optic internet connection from Medina Fiber is the best option available today.   But, what is fiber optics internet, and why is it so great? This innovative technology has replaced traditional phone and cable lines to bring in ultra-fast gigabit internet to homes and businesses all over our area. It sends data via laser light and special...

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Medina Fiber – Fast Internet 

Medina Fiber – Fast Internet 

A key lesson that everyone learned during the COVID 19 pandemic is that fast internet service has never been more important!  From remote learning to remote working, we continue to rely on fast internet service to get things done.  While our kids have gone back to the classroom, both remote and hybrid working is here to stay, and that means Medina County needs the fastest, most reliable internet service available. At Medina Fiber, our fiber internet service is highly reliable and ultra-fast. ...

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Do You Need a Virtual Private Network?

Do You Need a Virtual Private Network?

As beneficial as the internet can be to empowering individuals and enriching lives, there are negative aspects to being online. Privacy concerns, disclosed personal information and data, hacking and security breaches, and computer viruses still plague this internet. Medina Fiber does far more than provide fast, reliable fiber internet. We work tirelessly to deliver your high-speed internet service as safely and securely as possible. However, you still need to take steps to ensure your privacy...

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Best Things to Do After Getting Fiber Internet

Best Things to Do After Getting Fiber Internet

So you've made the right choice, switched to Medina Fiber's high-speed fiber internet, and already experiencing faster downloads and improved reliability while you're online. You may be wondering about some of the best ways to enjoy your new fiber internet connection. Well, there are several things you can do to make the most of Medina Fiber's fiber service and improve life in your home. Faster, more reliable internet opens doors to great entertainment, more efficiency, and even cost savings....

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Best Laptops for Your College Kid

Best Laptops for Your College Kid

As one of life's great transitional moments, heading off to college for the first time marks a period of growth, expansion, and exploration—and lots and lots of expenses! Outside of tuition and room and board, one of the biggest and most necessary expenses is acquiring a new laptop for your budding scholar. But with so many seemingly endless numbers of brands and features, how do you choose which laptop to buy? Which specifications should you prioritize? And are there any budget options that...

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