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Explore our blog for news, updates, and educational articles to ensure you’re getting the most out of your internet connection.

Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program provides eligible households $30 per month toward high-speed home internet service, making some plans FREE! The ACP benefit can be applied to a new or existing internet plan.    Additionally, eligible households receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute $10-50 toward the purchase price. WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE ACP BENEFIT?  Your household qualifies for the...

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Reasons for Your Business to Use Online Backup

Reasons for Your Business to Use Online Backup

How important to your business is your data? What would happen if all those records, all that information was lost forever? The threats to data are many – from natural disaster to equipment failure to cybercrime – but the best prevention stands alone: online backup. Can SMBs Use Free Online Backup? There are plenty of options for free online storage, but they are limited in scale and functionality. Designed more for individuals than companies, they can’t provide true peace-of-mind protection...

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Planning a Move? Here’s How to Get Connected in Your New Home

Planning a Move? Here’s How to Get Connected in Your New Home

When you’re planning a move, you have about a million things on your mind. From packing to gathering boxes to hiring movers, there is a lot on your plate! But have you taken a moment to think about setting up your internet connection in your new home? Fortunately, with a bit of planning, it’s easy to set up service or make the switch. And if you’re already a customer with Medina Fiber, high-speed fiber internet service may be available at your new address—and super simple to transfer! Below...

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Rely on Broadband Internet Connection

Rely on Broadband Internet Connection

All of us rely on the internet to work, learn, socialize and stream from home.  That’s why a fast, high-quality broadband internet connection is so important.  For both homes and businesses, fiber internet from Medina Fiber can improve the lives of everyone in Medina County. Here’s a look at what a broadband internet connection is and why it’s so great. What is a Broadband Internet Connection A broadband internet connection is a highly reliable network that delivers text and video...

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Your Guide to Smart Home Security

Your Guide to Smart Home Security

Your top priority is keeping your family and home protected and safe from harm. Thankfully, today’s technology can help. Your neighbors at Medina Fiber understand your concerns and desire to keep your family safe. We are also a part of our community and are proud to help serve and keep people informed, connected, healthy and secure. That’s why we’ve put together this brief guide to smart home security that anyone connected to our high-speed fiber network can learn from and put to good use....

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These Bandwidth Hogs Slow Your Internet (Unless You Have Fiber)

These Bandwidth Hogs Slow Your Internet (Unless You Have Fiber)

Many internet users experience a sluggish connection even with “high-speed internet.” They’ve invested in a good Wi-Fi router, perhaps a range extender, and may have even upgraded to a faster internet plan. So why do they find themselves frequently frustrated by slowdowns and freeze-ups? What about their devices—or internet plan—causes this underwhelming performance? And what, if anything, can people do to reduce or even eliminate these issues? The most likely culprits behind poor internet...

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Fiber vs. Cellular Internet (5G/Wireless)

Fiber vs. Cellular Internet (5G/Wireless)

Consumers today face an abundance of choices for high-speed internet. And since you're already paying for a data plan with your cell phone service provider, you may also wonder if you should use that company for your internet service. In this article, we explain what cellular internet is and why fiber is far and away the better choice for most consumers.  Your neighbors at Medina Fiber are proud to have the fastest and most reliable internet you can get. And we're especially thrilled that...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Video Game Streaming

A Beginner’s Guide to Video Game Streaming

There comes a time in the life of every video game player when they discover the joy of experiencing a video game alongside others. Sometimes, siblings watch each other defeat a hard level in a game. Other times, gamers will hang out with friends and enjoy a brand-new game together. By using video game streaming platforms, gamers can experience their favorite video games with their friends and others in the gaming community from home. However, the world of video game streaming can be...

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Survive Winter Temps the “Smart” Way

Survive Winter Temps the “Smart” Way

Winter is upon us—and with it are cold temperatures, heavy snowfalls and ice, and dry, chafing air.  While parts of the country are lovely in winter, there's no escaping the fact that colder temperatures and bleak weather can take their toll. Wintry weather also brings higher energy expenses. Home heating units often pump out warm air constantly just to keep the house comfortable—and at great costs, too. Thankfully, today's technology can help make winter more bearable. And utilizing...

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What’s the Difference Between Wi-Fi and Fiber Internet?

What’s the Difference Between Wi-Fi and Fiber Internet?

Today’s internet technology is indispensable for small businesses. Apart from all the information and data made available at your fingertips by internet access, small businesses can market their goods and services worldwide, communicate with customers, and easily handle any issues. And fiber internet, like the connection brought to our community by Medina Fiber gives small businesses access to the fastest, most reliable connection. In this way, we’re proud to help build our community’s economy...

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