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Do you have fiber optics?

Asked by kritiper (18936points) July 10th, 2019

The telephone company is now installing fiber optic cables in our neighborhood. But with smart mobile phones and such, what is it good for? If you have it, what is it hooked up to?

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elbanditoroso's avatar

No. AT&T put the fiber down on the main street, but never brought it down my street to the house.

It’s supposed to be better and much faster than regular cable connections for internet.

Tropical_Willie's avatar

Fiber optics is for data transmission by hard wired computers. Giga fiber optic internet.
Don’t have fiber optics to my home.

LadyMarissa's avatar

No, I don’t do any business with AT&T & they are the ones laying the fiber optic cables. Anyone I know who did sign up for it had cancelled in less than a year.

stanleybmanly's avatar

Which corporation is your “telephone” company?

filmfann's avatar

You’re getting fiber to the prem? I am jealous!
Faster internet, including streaming high def video.
The future applications are enormous. You’re lucky!

ucme's avatar

Of course & the correct spelling is fibre.

stanleybmanly's avatar

He’s lucky to live in a place where public utilities are COMPELLED to serve the public.

kritiper's avatar

The fibre (chiefly a British variation of fiber) optics are being laid in by Century Link.

LadyMarissa's avatar

inside the castle it’s spelled fibre…outside, in the real world of the USA it’s spelled fiber.

kritiper's avatar

@LadyMarissa Thanks for clearing that up.

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