AT&T has fulfilled last year’s promise and brought gigabit-speed internet to Reno.
Launching on November 16, gigabit fiber internet is now offered in parts of Reno, Sparks and the surrounding communities. These one gigabit connections from AT&T’s Fiber network are available to area houses, apartments and small businesses.
Fiber optic speeds can be anywhere from 100 megabits per second to 100 gigabits per second, making them more than 10 times faster than the highest traditional cable speeds. Most cable internet providers offer a maximum of 60 megabits per second, but AT&T will offer 1 gigabit.
When a single home has up to 50 internet-connected devices or appliances, these are all competing for internet bandwidth and require a larger tunnel…