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TEC Launches Fiber Broadband For Local Businesses

Joey GarnerThe expansion of high speed Internet via fiber optics has been added to the host of business telecommunication solutions at TEC. This deployment of fiber optic technology is now available in the downtown Bay Springs area. Higher broadband speeds are accessible with the new fiber build.   TEC encourages everyone in the local business community to find out more about this exciting new product and how it can affect the overall productivity and cost-effectiveness of their company.

Several companies have taken advantage of this new technology and are are experiencing enhanced service.

Buckley News, Zach Buckley, Owner
“We like to see local people doing business with local people.  Switching to TEC fiber has been a good thing for Buckley News!”

Hol-Mac Corporation, Michael Pace, IT Director
“With TEC fiber, we finally have the speed and reliability to reduce and consolidate our core server and network infrastructures, saving us valuable time and money.”

Jasper County, Barbara Ravenhorst, Chancery Clerk
“Prompt and courteous service.  Always reliable.”

Jasper General Hospital, Steve Green, Office Manager
“TEC fiber works very well.  As far as I know, connection has never been down!”

“TEC offers the fastest Internet available in today’s business world.  Local companies will be able to transfer large amounts of data quickly and seamlessly,” said Joey F. Garner, Executive Vice President. “The single and simplest thing that any business can do to unlock their productivity potential is to have technology that works really well for their entire company.”

According to the FCC in Measuring Broadband Report 2014, companies providing fiber optic Internet connections offer 113 percent of the advertised speed during peak times.  Additionally, the FCC found that fiber Internet has the lowest latency of all of service types tested.    

Garner added, “Even if broadband speeds become 1000 times faster in 10 years, a single existing fiber optic connection will still be able to support it.”

Fiber optic technology uses light instead of electricity to transmit data utilizing higher frequencies and greater capacity levels.  Made from glass or plastic, this allows data to travel greater distances with limited interference and energy loss.

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