What to Expect
GigUP Tri-County is being led by the local, innovative Home Telecom to lay their robust state-of-the-art fiber network throughout the area. Home Telecom will use and connect to existing fiber to residences located in the rapidly growing area.
A future-proof fiber network extending directly into every home is necessary to handle the rising reliance society has on the internet. This need is characterized by the transition from simply utilizing email and web searches to use of advanced security systems, vast environments of face-to-face internet conferences, uploading to the Cloud, and streaming TV programs and complex interactive games. Innovative new protocols are being developed daily in the fields of tech-companies, healthcare, education, public safety, transportation and commerce. We strive to keep our customers connected and have continuously advanced our technologies in order to do so.
HOW TO GET FIBER TO YOUR RESIDENCE
Home Telecom’s 100% fiber network is unique in that it brings fiber all the way to your home, making it possible to connect to internet speeds of one gigabit and higher. Many are working from home and this exceptional connection speed will allow you to take full advantage of the high-security cloud storage, next-generation teleconferencing and other powerful technologies available.
Home Telecom has been researching Berkeley, Dorchester and Charleston counties to determine the quickest and most cost effective way to construct fiber throughout the area. Infrastructure such as roads, poles, and permitting have to be studied to begin design and constructing a fiber network. You and your home also play an important role in the research phase. We need to know which areas have the most interest in order to finalize the development of our plans.
Once we complete our research for a particular area, the design step begins. Compiled data will help us map where to begin and what existing infrastructure may be used so we can get fiber to you as quickly as possible.
Now it’s time to start building! State-of-the-art fiber will be placed and connected to our existing infrastructure. You’ll see our crews in the area working diligently to get fiber to your residence. We are committed to respecting the aesthetics of the neighborhoods and business districts we’ll be working within so some areas may take a little longer to build than others. We thank you for your patience ahead of time.
We will group the expansion areas by strongest areas of interest and map our construction plan accordingly. The areas with the most interest will receive access to fiber services first. This step is very important to the success of this initiative. There is no cost and no commitment to simply tell us you are interested in faster internet and all the technologically advanced services a fiber network can provide. Once you tell us you’re interested, we’ll send you some details on the services that will be available to you once construction is complete.
Once your street is ready to be connected to the 100% future-proof fiber network, we’ll contact you to find out if you are still interested and to work with you to customize your services to fit your needs. A professional installation by one of our local technicians will soon follow to bring the fiber directly into your home.