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What is the difference between gigabits and gigabytes?

By Sean / July 21, 2023 /

Bits vs. Bytes  What do all of these abbreviations have to do with my internet speed? When it comes to your internet, do you know your bits from your bytes? What about your 10Mbps from 10MB? Your 5G from your 5GHz? Don’t worry, these terms can be complicated, but we’ll break them down in the…

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The Importance of Calling 811 Before You Dig

By Sean / July 13, 2023 /

The Importance of Calling 811 Before You Dig This free service helps you mark underground utility lines before you excavate, protecting your family and finances Summertime means home improvement and yard projects galore. Oftentimes, these projects require digging or excavation, but do you know what’s below the surface of your property? No matter how deep…

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How Fast is Lightning-Fast?

By Sean / July 13, 2023 /

When we say our internet is lightning-fast, we mean it. Fiber internet can handle more data and more devices at higher upload and download speeds than any cable, DSL or wireless network. The benefits of fiber internet are especially important out here in the Yampa Valley, where traditional connections are notoriously unreliable. Members of your…

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Affordable Connectivity Program

Affordable Internet for Low-Income Households

By Sean / May 19, 2023 /

While much of the world is connected to the internet for work, streaming, gaming, dating, and everything in between, about 1 in 4 households in rural areas in the United States don’t have access to high-speed broadband. Luminate has set up reliable fiber networks throughout Northwestern Colorado to help bring you the best internet connectivity,…

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