How Fiber Networks Work to Improve Connectivity

how fiber improves connectivity

Experience reliable connectivity with a fiber network.

No matter what your job is or how many devices you use, each one of us relies on a fast and reliable Internet connection. As technology advances and the world becomes more interconnected via the Internet, the importance of quick, dependable connectivity will only keep increasing. This is essential to the rise of fiber networks, which are the best at providing fast Internet to many users at once. What can fiber networks do to improve connectivity? Read on to discover the unique benefits they provide. 

Internet at the Speed of Light

The speed of fiber networks is due to how they work. Optical cables consist of bundles of narrow, long strands of glass that transmit light over distances. Because information passed through these optical cables travels at the speed of light, the network’s speed is equally fast. This speed immensely helps to improve connectivity that requires uploads and downloads to coincide. With fiber networks, both can occur quickly and simultaneously. 

Resistance to Outside Forces

Fiber cables also improve connectivity and reliability due to their resistance to factors like electromagnetic interference (EMI), temperature fluctuations, water damage, and more. This is because the cable core acts as an insulator, preventing the flow of electric currents. 

Cloud Support 

The adoption of cloud technology is only expected to increase in the coming years. Fortunately, fiber networks also provide users with faster access to data stored in the cloud. This helps you remain connected without having to sacrifice the convenience of cloud technology. 

Decreased Latency

Latency is the delay before the transfer of data begins. Fiber networks decrease the possibility of this delay, which often slows down download or upload speeds. Latency can significantly affect large files and videos, and as video consumption is expected to increase, it is best to have a network prepared to handle these large files.

Reliable Signals Over Distances

Some alternatives to fiber, like copper signals, can worsen over time, but the Internet signal of a fiber network is constant. Fiber-optic transmissions have less attenuation than copper cabling, which means that your Internet connection will be consistent, regardless of how far the signal must be transmitted. 

Greater Bandwidth

Fiber networks improve connectivity and provide users with a high bandwidth that enables the transmission of more data than ever before. You can rest assured that your fiber network is equipped to handle everything you need it to do so that your Internet connection is reliable and fast. 

Get in Touch with FiberPlus

FiberPlus has been providing data communication solutions for over 25 years in the Mid Atlantic Region for a number of different markets. What began as a cable installation company for Local Area Networks has grown into a leading provider of innovative technology solutions improving the way our customers communicate and keeping them secure. Our solutions now include:

  • Structured Cabling (Fiberoptic, Copper and Coax for inside and outside plant networks)
  • Electronic Security Systems (Access Control & CCTV Solutions)
  • Wireless Access Point installations
  • Public Safety DAS – Emergency Call Stations
  • Audio/Video Services (Intercoms and Display Monitors)
  • Support Services
  • Specialty Systems
  • Design/Build Services
  • UL2050 Certifications and installations for Secure Spaces

FiberPlus promises the communities in which we serve that we will continue to expand and evolve as new technology is introduced within the telecommunications industry.

Have any questions? Interested in one of our services? Call FiberPlus today 800-394-3301, email us at, or visit our contact page.  Our offices are located in the Washington, DC metro area, Richmond, VA, and Columbus, OH.  In Pennsylvania, please call Pennsylvania Networks, Inc. at 814-259-3999.

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