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Broadband Internet Connection – Key Advantages of Using Medina Fiber

Broadband Internet Connection – Key Advantages of Using Medina Fiber

If you’re looking for a broadband internet connection, you’re never had more choices. These include digital subscriber lines, cable modems, fiber optics and wireless solutions, satellite links and broadband-over-powerlines (BPL). While having choices is a good thing, so many options can feel overwhelming and prolong your decision.   Choosing a Connection Before you climb aboard the “broadband-wagon,” it’s a good idea to review the different broadband internet connections available. Digital...

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Fiber Internet Providers in Medina County

Fiber Internet Providers in Medina County

With roughly 1,600 fiber internet providers across America, we’re entering a golden age of access to inexpensive, reliable, lightning-fast web connections. Consumers, businesses, and organizations have plenty of options when upgrading to fiber optic internet service. The choice is there; what might not be as clear are the many reasons why you should make the switch to a fiber optic network.   Fast, Reliable, High-Capacity Fiber Optics   Consisting of laser light shot through strands...

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Fiber Optic Network in Medina County Delivers Internet Clarity at Light Speed

Fiber Optic Network in Medina County Delivers Internet Clarity at Light Speed

It’s human nature: when you’re waiting for something to download, even seconds can seem like an eternity. In the age of short attention spans and instant expectations, waiting for internet uploads and downloads has become an outdated concept, and fiber optic networks made it happen. Sending Light Instead of Electricity Fiber optics replace traditional copper wires with hair-like strands of optical fiber that process light from a laser instead of electricity. Bundled together, these optical...

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Counting Your Devices: How Much Speed Do You Need?

Counting Your Devices: How Much Speed Do You Need?

Today’s homes are brimming with devices that connect to the internet. Technology is everywhere in your home, from tablets to smart TVs to cell phones and smart speakers. Because you use reliable high-speed fiber internet of Medina Fiber, you can confidently stay connected to the internet for all of your streaming and internet needs. But, if your home is full of devices and people who regularly use them, you may wonder if you need to upgrade your internet speed. Many factors influence internet...

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Building a Smart Backyard: Create Your Ideal Entertaining Space

Building a Smart Backyard: Create Your Ideal Entertaining Space

If you’re like many homeowners over the past few years, you’ve already discovered the conveniences—and cost savings—of creating a smart home. From improved energy efficiency with smart thermostats to increased security of smart doorbells and cameras to the calm-inducing ambiance of smart lighting, smart home technology can transform your house into an ideal living space. However, the delights of smart home devices don’t have to be limited to the four corners of your house. With some planning...

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That’s Not Normal: Five Signs You Need Better Internet

That’s Not Normal: Five Signs You Need Better Internet

Slow, interrupted, or choppy internet can be a frustrating experience. And if you and your family experience it when everyone is at home and streaming shows or movies, you know how it can ruin your evening.  Subpar internet can also make everyday communications with friends and co-workers difficult and negatively impact your productivity, as well. Having fast, reliable, and consistent internet throughout your day (and night) throughout your home is essential—almost as necessary as all the...

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Roblox: What Parents Need to Know

Roblox: What Parents Need to Know

Besides streaming entertainment and spending time on social media, it’s a good bet that gaming is one of your child’s favorite online pastimes. And thousands of different online games are available for them to enjoy. It’s also likely that you’ve heard one particular “game” repeatedly mentioned more recently: Roblox. And if your kid happens to be obsessed with it, Roblox may be about all you hear them talk about! While not as well known as Minecraft, at least until the last several years,...

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Four Ways We’re Investing in the Next Generation

Four Ways We’re Investing in the Next Generation

America’s economy is more competitive and globally interconnected than ever. And advanced internet technology is a massive part of decades of worldwide economic growth. But some areas of the country do not have access to high-speed internet and all of its advantages, like large metropolitan areas. Small towns and cities, especially rural areas, have been particularly underserved and sometimes even left behind in the new global economy. Thanks to fiber internet, however, that’s quickly...

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Back to School Tech for Each Grade Level

Back to School Tech for Each Grade Level

As summer draws to a close and your young scholar prepares for another school year, it’s time to get them stocked up on necessary supplies. And as technology has improved just over the past year, it’s also time to consider new devices and tech to make this a productive and engaging school year. And with the high-speed fiber internet of Medina Fiber, your child can utilize this new tech at home, giving them an edge on learning and helping them explore their world. Below we highlight some of the...

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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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