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Don’t Lose to Lag: A Gamer’s Guide to Latency and Ping

Don’t Lose to Lag: A Gamer’s Guide to Latency and Ping

When you're in the midst of an intense match, every millisecond counts. But your lightning-fast reflexes don’t do much good if your internet connection can’t keep up! In today’s blog, we’re talking about the secret sauce for a flawless online gaming experience: low latency and ping. (Spoiler alert: You’re about to discover why gamers in FPUAnet Communications prefer our fiber internet to power their fun!) What Is Latency? Let’s begin with some basic definitions, as both latency and ping are...

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Lincoln Park and Smart City Initiatives in Fort Pierce with Jason Mittler – Episode 590 of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast

Lincoln Park and Smart City Initiatives in Fort Pierce with Jason Mittler – Episode 590 of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast

This week on the podcast, Christopher is joined by Jason Mittler, the manager of the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority Network. The FPUA Network is a fiber optic network in Fort Pierce, Florida. Jason details the FPUA and their multifaceted use of their fiber network, which not only provides Internet and utility services but also facilitates smart grid solutions and smart city services.

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Fiber Internet Increases Home Values

Fiber Internet Increases Home Values

Move over kitchens and bathrooms–fiber has moved up on the must-have list for homebuyers. Now more than ever before, people want to work, learn, and access telehealth applications from home. Modern lifestyles require modern internet powered by a fiber network. In fact, a 2023 study showed that fiber-delivered internet access could increase a home’s value by almost 5%. On average, U.S. consumers would require a 4.9% decrease in price for a non-fiber home, a 3.2% decrease for a non-fiber condo,...

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Parental Settings for Smart TVs

Parental Settings for Smart TVs

Have you ever turned on your smart TV only to be immediately shocked by a suggestion on the home screen? Parental controls within streaming platforms don’t block horror movies and suggestive content from your TV’s home screen—but there are other settings that can. Check out our latest article to learn more.

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