Designing and Constructing a Fiber Network
In this blog, we cover how Hunter plans, designs, and constructs a fiber-optic network in a new city or neighborhood.
What Is Fiber Internet?
Fiber internet, also called fiber optic internet, gives people the ability to browse online via data transferred through glass or plastic fibers via light. The use of light beams throughout the fiber optic cables is what makes fiber internet so efficient. Outer material on the cables called “cladding” improves the transmission of data, so you never have to sacrifice speed or the quality of your connection.
Is Fiber Internet Better Than Wi-Fi?
Hardwired ethernet connection with fiber internet may be better than connecting via Wi-Fi for volume data users who need high amounts of bandwidth for internet surfing. Wi-Fi or wireless internet is still a fine connection option for users who do casual searching, streaming or gaming.
How Does Fiber Internet Work?
Fiber-optic technology is the backbone of the internet, carrying our data around the world. Learn how it works!
What Is the Fastest Type of Internet?
The fastest type of internet currently available to traditional residential and commercial customers is fiber internet. Fiber internet utilizes fiber-optic cables to transfer data via pulses of light, providing residentials and commercial customers with gigabit speeds.
Is There a Difference Between 5G and Fiber Internet?
Yes, there is a difference between 5G and fiber internet. The main difference between the two is how they send and receive data. They can also be differentiated by their internet speed, bandwidth capability and interference.
Where to Watch the Holiday Classics
To help you navigate the holiday streaming entertainment, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Christmas movies and shows and where you can stream them this year.
How to Choose the Best Streaming Device for You
In this blog, we highlight some of the best options for streaming devices, including options based on your preferences and tech you probably already have.
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What is a Utility Easement?
In this blog, we explain what a utility easement is and how we use it during our construction process.
7 Reasons Why Businesses Need Fiber
Here are the top seven reasons why fiber-optic internet is the best method of connectivity for businesses.
Why Gamers Need Fiber
With the fastest download and upload speeds, higher bandwidth, and low latency and jitter, fiber internet is built for a seamless, lag-free online gaming experience.
Welcome to Hunter: Acquisition FAQs
Read the frequently asked questions about Hunter’s acquisition of XS Media in Eugene and Online NW in McMinnville.
Crowdsourcing Broadband Data with Faster Internet Oregon
Using crowdsourced data, Faster Internet Oregon is creating an accurate map of Oregon’s broadband availability.
Hunter Donates New Scoreboard to Phoenix High Softball
Hunter Communications donated and helped install a new scoreboard to the Phoenix High School girls softball team.
Investing in Oregon’s Rural Middle Mile Networks
Oregon’s Digital Divide Like electricity, high-speed internet is necessary for participation in our globalized society and economy. Though it is a vital component of our modern infrastructure, most rural Oregonians lack internet capable of reaching 100 Mbps speeds....
Quality Internet Access, Affordability, and Equity in Oregon
Hunter Communication hosted the Medford Chamber Forum on internet access, affordability, and equity in Oregon.
Why the Metaverse Needs Fiber
Fiber is the best technology and physical infrastructure to create and support the Metaverse, our new vision of the internet.
Why Some Homes Need Mesh Wi-Fi
Older or larger homes often have Wi-Fi dead zones. Mesh networks can improve the connection and provide whole home Wi-Fi.
Understanding Your Speed Test
Speed tests are a great way to measure your internet performance. Read our tips for running a speed test and reading the results.