The global ranking for American Internet speeds has continued to rise over the years, but nearly a third of the country doesn't reach the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) definition of minimum broadband speeds of at least 25 Mbps download and upload speeds of at least 3 Mbps.
January 12, 2023
In today's era of hyper interconnectedness, you need a fast Internet connection to keep all your computers and devices connected. A slow Internet connection no longer cuts it.
December 29, 2022
Everyday life requires and depends on a reliable Internet connection. Think about it, you use it for email, banking, streaming, shopping, research, entertainment and so much more.
December 15, 2022
For years, most Internet connections were dependent on copper cables — typically, the same lines you used to connect your home phone to the public switched telephone network.
December 01, 2022
Not sure which Internet speed is best for your home? Wondering how the speed you choose will affect your Internet experience? GigabitNow keeps it simple by offering Placentia residents two speed options.
November 17, 2022
Fiber Internet is known for providing Internet speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second (or more). Read on to find out more about fiber optic Internet.
November 10, 2022
At the Facebook Connect 2021 conference, which took place virtually on October 28, 2021, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveils Meta, which encompasses the tech giant's myriad technologies and social applications under a single new corporate brand.
November 03, 2022
Find out why more schools in Placentia are upgrading to fiber optic Internet connections.
October 20, 2022
Fiber Internet is a connectivity option made possible with cables filled with glass or plastic strands. Beams of light pulse in a pattern when data travels through them. Here are five benefits many hospital decision-makers see when upgrading to fiber Internet at their facilities.
October 06, 2022
Ever since blockchain technology came into existence, the world of financial transactions has moved a notch higher with cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. Let's give you a brief idea of a digital asset, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in this blog post.
September 29, 2022
Most parts of the world require people to have the Internet to access things like work, school, or other essential lifestyle responsibilities. That doesn't mean it's easily accessible for everyone. Some people still struggle to afford an adequate Internet package.
September 22, 2022
The journey of video games from discs and cartridges to the cloud space has been a remarkable one. Gone are the days when you had to walk through the aisles of game stores looking for physical copies of your favorite video games.
September 15, 2022
Fiber optic cables have become extremely useful over the last two decades. They are used to provide people with fast, reliable internet speed. Now, they can also assist in predicting and monitoring potential earthquakes.
September 08, 2022
In many ways, business today is inseparable from cloud computing. It would be challenging to find a company that doesn't use either a private or public cloud to some extent. This trend has accelerated in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 90% of global businesses using it more than expected in 2020.
August 31, 2022
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at a remarkable pace. There were more than 8 billion connected devices throughout the world in 2020, a number that could double before 2026. As these devices become increasingly popular in both leisure and business, connectivity is a crucial consideration.
August 25, 2022
The cloud is a term used to describe internet-based services based on application software, storage, and computing power.
August 18, 2022
The technology behind IoT can be a bit confusing, so it's not all too clear how it works. Let's uncover the basics of an IoT system.
August 11, 2022
Though utilizing home automation can make your life simpler, more organized, and eliminate day-to-day stress, it can also contribute to vulnerable cyber security in your home. Luckily there are several things you can do to fight back against cyber-criminals and none of them involve costly upgrades.
August 03, 2022
Far too frequently we hear yet another company has been "hacked". Somebody has broken into their data networks and stolen valuable private information like the personal identification, credit card and banking information of their customers.
July 28, 2022
These days, our home Wi-Fi network is just about as essential to everyday life as electricity and running water. So, when we have problems connecting to the network from our smart devices, we feel the impact in many different areas of our life.
July 21, 2022
Why are there so many different names for these devices? One challenge relates to the names that technology experts use to refer to these devices, whether it's your ISP or the salesperson at the big box store.
July 13, 2022
Fiber Internet is all the rage these days being that it has fast, reliable speeds making seamless connections to all things you do and utilize around your home.
July 06, 2022
If you're like many people, you connect to the Internet at home using a Wi-Fi connection. Since most of your devices are designed to be used wirelessly, the only way to get online using them is by connecting to the device that provides the Wi-Fi signal in your home.
June 29, 2022
It's no secret that home Internet has made life easier for hundreds of millions of people across the country. However, few are aware of this technology's numerous changes since its initial introduction in the early 90s. Let's examine the evolution of home Internet and how it became what it is today.
June 22, 2022
Your furry family members can also benefit from Placentia’s new fiber network! There is an ever-growing list of available smart home devices that can be used to transform the way you and your pet live.
June 15, 2022
While families are social distancing by working and learning from home, many parents are in need of assistance with their children, now more than ever!
June 08, 2022
A fast and stable Internet connection is essential for just about any modern business. This is especially true if you're relying heavily on Internet-connected smart devices or frequently communicating via Internet video-conferencing tech.
June 01, 2022
People are constantly online, whether checking their work emails, posting on social media, or looking up takeout menus for dinner. It's no wonder we rely on having a fast and dependable Internet connection.
May 25, 2022
Many people still watch cable television, despite the limited channel options and the high expense. Cable TV can cost up to $75 a month for only a basic plan. On top of that, most households also subscribe to multiple streaming services in addition to their cable.
May 18, 2022
These days, getting fast, reliable Wi-Fi at home is absolutely essential. We are connecting devices to Wi-Fi now more than ever before; smart phones, laptops, smart TVs, security cameras, and the list goes on.
May 11, 2022
Most people consider a decent Internet connection as non-negotiable for daily tasks in work, school, public use, and personal endeavors. To cater to these needs, some Internet providers turn to fiber optics to provide massive data bandwidth to consumers.
May 04, 2022
Students can greatly benefit from a fiber optic Internet connection. It can improve their download speeds and make their connection more secure.
April 27, 2022
Do you ever wish you were able to personalize, monitor, and control your home network? Great news, GigabitNow is making that wish a reality for all Placentia residents!
April 20, 2022
As most of us are aware, home network security is extremely important. If your Wi-Fi network is not properly secured, it leaves you vulnerable to a variety of security threats. Determined hackers can use your Internet service for free, introduce malware onto your devices, and steal your personal data.
April 13, 2022
Getting fast, reliable Wi-Fi and Internet is essential. We use Internet devices for everything from video streaming and social media sharing to home automation and monitoring 24 hours a day.
April 06, 2022
Gamers know that having a reliable Internet connection is important for online gaming. Fiber Internet seamlessly supports multiple devices at the same time, so you can power up multiple gaming devices in your home for the ultimate gaming experience.
March 30, 2022
Technology evolves every year, and fortunately for us, so do Wi-Fi specifications. Of course, Wi-Fi should not be mistaken for the Internet, though it's easy to interchange the two.
March 23, 2022
Is Wi-Fi and the Internet the same thing? What is the difference between the Internet and Wi-Fi? Even though we may use both every day, it can be confusing to know what each does, especially if you are unfamiliar with technology.
March 16, 2022
Millions of Internet users are upgrading to fiber Internet connections. Here are seven reasons why you should too.
March 02, 2022
You have probably heard about the new, state-of-the-art fiber optic network being built exclusively for Placentia. With unmatched reliability, this new network will allow every Placentia resident and business to experience fast, reliable Internet speeds!
February 23, 2022
Gig speed Internet is the best sort of tech phenomenon — a long-imagined, long-rumored advance that is actually becoming a reality before our eyes.
February 02, 2022
A fast, reliable Internet connection is a necessity in today's digital age. A powerful router and an intuitive Wi-Fi network are the best combination to achieve that ideal connection. The Wi-Fi 6 Fiber Gateway Plus from GigabitNow provides stellar technology, speed, support and price compared to other routers on the market.
January 19, 2022
GigabitNow's Gigabit Wi-Fi Plus Service takes your Internet to the next level by ensuring a seamless experience to alleviate the stress of dealing with connectivity issues.
January 05, 2022
Want the absolute best fiber Internet experience available in your home? If you said yes, then you need GigabitNow's Gigabit Wi-Fi Plus service that includes the Wi-Fi 6 Fiber Gateway Plus.
December 29, 2021
No doubt you have come across an ad or have heard someone talking about 5G – that it is here, and it is fantastic. The news surrounding 5G has sparked a lot of questions; Is 5G available for everyone to use? How does 5G compare to Fiber Internet? Is 5G any better than what is available today?
December 16, 2021
Here are the top 3 questions you should ask when upgrading to a fiber optic Internet connection.
November 10, 2021
When people research Internet service providers, they often see charts that clarify what kinds of download and upload speeds a company can offer.
October 27, 2021
Fiber Internet is still new or unknown to a lot of people. As it slowly catches on more broadly though, it's important for people to understand what it's capable of, and why it is generally considered to be a superior option to cable Internet.
October 15, 2021