Frequently Asked Questions
- What is a fiber optic network?
Fiber optic networks enable superfast internet, television and phone services to their subscribers upto 50 times faster than the average household in the USA. They also enable numerous next generation services as well as Smart City infrastructure like smart healthcare and education, traffic lights, parking, waste water and many other features which are beneficial to a municipality.
- How long will it take to build?
This is dependent upon a number of factors; allowable construction techniques, permitting processes, number of construction crews at any one time, size of community, local climate and city council support.
- Is SiFi Networks an Internet Service Provider?
No, SiFi Networks is not the Internet Service Provider we partner with exceptional Internet Service Providers who have excellent customer service and competitive pricing.
- Will everyone be connected to the network?
A FiberCity™ network passes every single premise throughout an entire city, village or town and allows each premise the option to receive fiber connectivity during the build-out or at a later date.
- Can more than one Internet Service Provider utilize the network?
Yes. SiFi Networks prefers to have more than one Internet Service Provider on the network where possible,as this means more choice for residents and businesses.
- What speeds will the network offer?
A FiberCity™ network is built from the outset to enable Internet Service Providers to offer subscribers up to 1 gigabit internet connectivity and multi-gig specialized services.
- Do you use tax payer's dollars to fund your networks?
No, each FiberCity™ network constructed is 100% privately financed and is not dependent tax payer dollar.
- How much will the internet cost?
SiFi Networks doesn’t control pricing but the Internet Service Providers will be competitively priced and provide more choice to your city.
- What services will be offered?
Internet Service Providers will be offering a range of different services from 100MB to 1G. You will be able to choose from internet only to triple play (internet, video and phone).