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April 12, 2022
How High-Speed Fiber-Optic Internet Can Help Home Builders Add Value
Of the many features new homeowners seek – overall square footage, location, school district, neighborhood, modern kitchen, etc. – one that builders could easily benefit from is the type of internet connection.
March 29, 2022
Protect Your Wi-Fi Network and Passwords
Here are a few tips to keep your network secure from outside intruders.
February 16, 2022
Upgrade Your Apartment Community with High Speed Fiber Optic Internet
Property managers looking to attract new renters and add value to their communities should consider adding fiber optic internet to the community's offerings.
January 18, 2022
Internet Safety for Kids: 5 Apps that Keep Them Safe Across Platforms
Threats to kids come from all directions in the online world, and parents want to protect their kids from all the bad that can happen. But how? Where do you turn to find good online tools that screen out the bad while letting your kids use the internet for school and fun? Who has time to monitor everything the kids are doing?
December 21, 2021
What Factors Affect Internet Speed?
While your internet connection is certainly a critical component of how fast you can browse, stream, game, and meet with colleagues, it’s not the only part of your overall system that affects speeds. There are several factors along the way that contribute to how fast you can do things online.
November 23, 2021
Improve the Value of Your Home with Fiber Optics
Adding fiber-optic internet can increase a home’s value by over 3%. While that might not sound like much, it’s an additional $9,000 tacked onto a $300,000 home. And you get better internet while you still live there.
October 19, 2021
How Does Fiber Service Get to Your HOA Neighborhood?
Before we click the fiber optic line into the back of your modem, it takes a long journey through many steps on its way to your home. Like any journey, a lot of planning goes into ensuring every step along the way.
October 12, 2021
How Fiber Optic Cable is Made
While it may seem like magic or science fiction, fiber optic technology is very scientific and has been around for over half a century. But how does it work? How does glass become fiber optics? How can light transmit through a cable and reach its destination? (Hint: It’s not pixie dust and elves.)
September 14, 2021
The Benefits of Streaming
Cable is quickly being replaced by streaming services that give subscribers even more options than ever imagined. How has streaming changed the viewer experience?
September 7, 2021
Maximize Your Home Wi-Fi Experience
Here are some tips for home Wi-Fi setup, along with an explanation of how Plume’s mesh network magically optimizes itself and helps you manage all your devices seamlessly.
July 20, 2021
Mesh vs. Wi-Fi Extender: What's the Difference?
What do you do when a single router isn't strong enough to provide a solid Wi-Fi signal throughout your home? In the old days, you had to move your router to a more central location. However, with the invention of Wi-Fi extenders, the centralized router became less of an issue for spreading signal around the house by simply extending the original signal to the far reaches.
July 19, 2021
Benefits of Fiber Over Copper
One question we are often asked is, “Why fiber?” It’s a fair question. Why does it matter how the internet gets to your home, so long as it does? But if you’ve ever experienced a slow internet connection, you know it matters. The type of cabling carrying the internet directly affects how fast it gets to you, which affects your online experience.