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Stream Without Limits: How Fiber Internet Enables Seamless Video Streaming

November 2, 2023

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Hey there, fellow streamers and entertainment enthusiasts! If you’re reading this, you’re probably all too familiar with the pleasures of binge-watching your favorite shows and movies. But have you ever found yourself in a nail-biting, cliffhanger moment, only for your video to buffer endlessly? Let’s face it: we’ve all been there, but we don’t have to be anymore! The fiber revolution is transforming how we stream content, and our team at Twin Valley is sharing everything you need to know about the cutting-edge technology. So grab some popcorn, get cozy, and find out how fiber internet is enabling seamless video streaming.

Combatting the Buffering Blues

Buffering—it’s the arch-nemesis of streaming aficionados alike. We’ve all been in the same boat, desperately smashing the refresh button, hoping to outsmart the spinning wheel of doom. And, like a plot twist you never asked for, it often strikes at the most suspenseful moments. Now, imagine a world where buffering is nothing but a distant memory. That’s where fiber internet comes to the rescue. Fiber internet, also known as fiber-optic internet, uses thin strands of glass to transmit data at the speed of light, making it a game-changer for streaming!

Why Does It Matter?

All your favorite streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Apple TV, and MAX operate on both download and upload speeds and rely on a high bandwidth (measured in megabits per second) to send and receive signals. The higher the bandwidth, the better the connection and streaming quality. If you have a lower bandwidth and your movie or show finally does load, the quality will be extremely low. So, why pay for ultra HD on your smart TV only to receive regular picture quality?

Benefits of Fiber for Streaming

A Rock Solid Connection

With fiber internet, you can kiss lag goodbye. Whether you’re watching your favorite YouTuber’s latest upload, catching up on a Netflix series, or live-streaming a high-octane gaming session, you’ll enjoy uninterrupted, high-quality content. And fiber’s stable, consistent connection ensures your videos stay in high definition while you watch.

Multiple Devices? No Problem!

In a world where everyone has a smartphone, tablet, and laptop, juggling multiple devices on a single internet connection can be a real challenge. Fiber internet, however, is the multi-tasking wizard of the internet realm. With fiber-optic internet’s blinding speed and high bandwidth, you can stream a movie in the living room while your kids game in their rooms, and your partner leads a video conference for work—all without breaking a sweat. With more and more daily activities being performed online, it’s paramount to maintain a stable, reliable connection.

Say Goodbye to Data Cap

There’s no greater buzzkill for streamers than the dreaded data cap. Internet data caps restrict how much data you can use within a certain time period, and yes, everything from scrolling social media to video conferencing for work counts toward this total. With Twin Valley’s high-speed internet, we offer unlimited data with no hidden fees, meaning you can throw those concerns out the window. Stream to your heart’s content without worrying about hitting a data limit and incurring any extra charges!

Exploring Newfound Connectivity

Rural areas have long dealt with limited high-speed internet access. Historically, residents in these underserved regions had to contend with slower internet connections delivered through DSL and satellite services. However, the landscape is rapidly evolving as efforts to connect all Kansans through private and public investment are underway, offering newfound connectivity prospects for rural communities. In fact, our team at Twin Valley is working tirelessly to improve connectivity for rural Kansans, bringing fiber internet to Junction City, Minneapolis, rural Clearwater, Bennington, Rosalia, and more! Twin Valley is also completing network upgrades throughout its service area and introducing the latest next-generation fixed wireless technology to drastically improve the experience for rural residents!

View our expansion projects to find out where Twin Valley is bringing fiber internet next!