Is Wireless the same as fibre?

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If you think fibre leased lines are the gold standard in broadband technologies, think again. Microwave fixed wireless internet is quickly becoming more popular than fibre as businesses are learning about its advantages.

  1. Delivery times. Most wireless connections are installed in 10 days, but can go in within 24 hours. Fibre can take anything from 35-90 days depending on what works are required.
  2. Lower latency: A fibre network in a city has to traverse more points than a microwave to arrive at the final point. The reduced number of hops in microwave networks lowers end-to-end latency.
  3. Microwave Fixed Wireless is as Fast as Fibre: Luminet can deliver up to 10Gbps via wireless, which is the same maximum speed we offer for Fibre.
  4. Dependability: Fibre leased lines are not infallible. Businesses typically turn to fixed wireless Internet solutions after losing their fibre connection due to a number of reasons. Some also install microwave as a backup to fibre to manage the risk of downtime.