Gigabit is the next generation of broadband internet technology that utilizes fiber-optic cables with speed ranging from 500 Mbps to 1GB. Charter Spectrum has rolled out its gigabit internet connection.

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The availability of super-fast internet has become a commodity in the current era. Cable and satellite internet service providers offer cutting-edge digital solutions to their customers at reasonable prices. Currently, internet speed is advancing from Mbps to thrilling-fast gigabit technology in major cities of the US. Gigabit is the next generation of broadband internet technology that utilizes fiber-optic cables with speed ranging from 500 Mbps to 1GB.

Recently, Charter Spectrum has rolled out its gigabit internet connections to the millions of consumers across the United States. Previously, other internet service providers (ISPs) delivered the gigabit internet speed to their users like XFINITY, CenturyLink, and AT&T. Nearly 23 million homes from Wilmington to Waco and from San Diego to Syracuse can easily access Gigabits connections With Charter internet. Moreover, Charter has significant plans to expand this internet service to all the states before the end of 2018. Here, I would like to discuss the salient features of gigabit internet service providers of 2018 that would enhance your knowledge regarding the internet technology.

1. Spectrum ‘My Cable Internet’

Recently, Tom Rutledge-CEO of Spectrum states, “Spectrum’s state-of-the-art, the fiber-rich network allows us to deploy dramatically faster broadband speeds, including gigabit connections, broadly and rapidly. As consumer demands for bandwidth and capacity grow, our world-class network is best-positioned to meet these demands, today and into the future.” With Spectrum gigabit connection, customers enjoy lightning-fast and reliable internet for unlimited movies downloading, uploading files, play online gaming, live streaming of favorite content, and net browsing. Users get enough bandwidth to remain connected on their portable devices simultaneously without affecting the speed of the internet. Moreover, Charter’s free in-home Wi-Fi router ensures high speed and range for the family members at all times. 

One of the exciting features of Spectrum gigabit internet is that it provides blazing-fast internet without any data checkpoints. It means that you can now download your favorite content or browse the web as much as you want and there are no limitations on data usage and internet speed. Charter cable also ensures online safety of its users through pre-installed system protection software known as Security Suite that protects customers’ PCs from online threats like malware, spams, viruses, and malicious content. Amazingly, it also provides unique parental control on the internet to keep an eye on the online activities of kids and other family members.
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XFINITY offers the gigabit internet with 1GB downloading and 35 Mbps uploading speed to its users. It uses the Hybrid Fiber-Coax (HFC) network for the delivery of blazing-fast internet through communication lines that are already present in most homes. Besides 1GB internet connection, it also offers 2GB downloading speed with Gigabit Pro internet connection which is highly expensive ($300/month) for a household. However, gigabit Wi-Fi connectivity and downloading speed entirely depend on the features of the portable devices. For example, maximum expected Wi-Fi internet speed on laptops is more than 400 Mbps; whereas smartphones and tablets experience over 200 and 300 Mbps maximum XFINITY Wi-Fi internet connectivity. 

If you are planning to go on vacations, you can still experience the breathtaking speed of internet through 18 million Wi-Fi hotspots all over the US and enjoy unlimited browsing and streaming as per your desires. In short, XFINITY gigabit is highly ideal for the ultra-connected and smart household and delivers the fantastic blend of functionality along with tons of entertainment to maintain an online presence with unlimited devices. 

3. AT&T

AT&T provides the super-fast and consistent gigabit internet connection through fiber optic internet technology. Users get the fantastic experience of video streaming on more than ten devices simultaneously without facing any latency issues with the internet speed. AT&T gigabit internet connection is perfect for playing high-graphics multiplayer gaming, unlimited downloading and uploading, and surfing without any data caps. It also allows users to manage all the connected devices and modify their home Wi-Fi with Smart Home Manager. 

Users can use almost 30,000 hotspots across the US and enjoy their favorite content anytime and anywhere. Like Charter Spectrum, it offers the top-notch quality of antivirus software to protect users’ data from hacking mafia and online dangers. As soon as an infectious content penetrate the firewall of the users’ PC, it instantly overcomes the threat and provides rigorous online security.


Henry Emmanuel

Henry is an avid mobile geek who loves to keep a tab on new gadgets. When he is not fanboying over the latest games online, then you will probably find him watching the Originals and Grey's Anatomy. You can chit-chat with him on Facebook where he speaks out fire.

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  1. Who doesn’t like gigabit internet connection? The news has literally put a smile on my face. I hope internet connection in our community also get upgraded by the end of 2018.