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Ten Tips to Protect Your Wi-Fi Network

October 29th, 2020

October is Wi-Fi Security Month, and absolutely nothing is spookier than getting your Wi-Fi network hacked. According to Breach Level Index, hackers steal 75 records every second. That’s scary! Keep reading for our top 10 tips on how you can keep your home network safe.

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The 15 Most Visited Websites of 2020

October 22nd, 2020

We’ve all spent a lot of time online this year, more time than ever, according to recent studies. The MIT Technology Review reported that the time that the average American spends online every week has risen from 9.4 hours to 23.6 since 2000. But we were wondering, what websites get the most traffic? Well, Broadbandsearch.net rounded up the top 15 most visited websites. Let’s see where we’ve been spending our time online this year!

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Bandwidth Vs. Speed

October 15th, 2020

The tech world is full of buzzwords: Bandwidth, broadband, ping, and latency. At UTOPIA Fiber, we strive to make sure that the complicated world of the Internet is easier for you to understand. So, we’re here to help answer some questions.

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Bridging the Broadband Digital Divide

October 8th, 2020

The digital divide refers to the gap between the demographics and regions that have access to high-speed Internet, and those that don’t. It also encompasses access to phone services, TV, and computers. Until the late 1990s, the digital divide focused on access to telephone services. Now, it is predominately used to define the disparity between those with and without access to the Internet.

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September Monthly Update

October 1st, 2020

Happy fall, everyone! We’re working as hard as always to get everyone connected to our lightning-fast fiber network. A lot of footprints will be opening up next month, so make sure to follow our socials to stay up to date with our footprint releases. Read on for a summary of our progress this September.

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How to Run a Speed Test

September 24th, 2020

To understand how fast your Internet truly is, you need to perform a speed test. Speed tests measure your Internet connection’s maximum speed by mimicking your Internet activity and downloading files while recording the time it takes to do so. The results let you know how quickly your device can upload and download data and verifies your Internet connection’s overall performance.

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UTOPIA Fiber: How Fast are 10 Gig Speeds?

September 17th, 2020

The future of the Internet is already here. UTOPIA Fiber offers 10 Gig speeds, the fastest broadband speeds in the nation, to 15 cities throughout Utah. Five of our Internet service providers currently offer 10 Gig speeds, but we anticipate more providers offering this in the near future. So, here’s the deal with 10 Gig speeds.

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How to Get UTOPIA Fiber in Your HOA or Apartment

September 10th, 2020

We get a lot of questions about how to sign up for UTOPIA Fiber service from community members who live in apartments and HOAs. To help you get the ball rolling on that process, we created this guide that explains how you can get your property management or HOA on board with UTOPIA Fiber.

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August Monthly Update

September 1st, 2020

We’ve made a lot of big announcements this month here at UTOPIA Fiber! Keep reading to make sure you’re caught up with all of the progress we made in August. We’re excited to announce our newest fiber-to-the-home project in Clearfield, Utah. We also added a new service provider to our open-access network, Advanced Stream, and released four additional footprints and two HOAs.

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Self-Service Tips for Long Wait Times

August 27th, 2020

We have been seeing longer than average hold times for our phone support since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. More people are online during the day working and learning from home, and in turn, more help is needed to troubleshoot Internet issues. Here are some basic tips and tricks that can you can try before calling in or while you are on hold to speak with one of our representatives.

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