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We’re excited to announce that S&T is bringing world-class fiber optic internet to Scott City! As part of our commitment to improving and evolving our local community’s digital infrastructure, we’re launching a comprehensive project to build a brand-new fiber optic network.
Join us in paving the way for a faster, more connected Scott City.
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Call 1-800-432-8294, or visit us at 416 S Main in Scott City to get started!
We're excited to announce that S&T is bringing world-class fiber optic internet to Scott City!
Starting in September, our team will work diligently to lay the foundation for an ultra-fast, highly reliable, and future-ready internet service. This new network will significantly enhance internet speeds, ensuring seamless streaming, gaming, video calling, and more – transforming the way we live, work, and play.
What’s even more exciting? You get to be a part of this digital revolution at absolutely no cost! We’re offering residents a free fiber optic service drop installation, a setup that could cost up to $1000 in the future. And no, you’re not obliged to switch to our services right away. But with the service drop in place, you can choose to switch to fiber optic whenever you’re ready.
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Fiber Optic Service Drop - Understanding the Basics
A fiber optic service drop refers to the final leg of the fiber optic cable network that connects your home or business to the larger, main fiber network. It’s essentially the physical line that carries all those high-speed internet data signals straight into your house.
This fiber optic service drop includes a small box (often called an Optical Network Terminal or ONT) installed on your house’s side. This box receives the fiber optic connection and converts the data signals into a form your home devices can use. Don’t worry, the box is compact, discreet, and comparable to a standard telephone service box in size.
What is Fiber Internet?
Fiber optic internet uses thin strands of glass to transmit information as pulses of light. This technology allows for faster speeds and a more reliable connection than traditional copper-based internet services.
Most frequent questions and answers
While both can deliver high-speed internet, fiber optic technology offers several advantages over cable. These include higher speeds, better reliability, and greater capacity to handle multiple devices. Also, fiber is more future-proof as it can accommodate the increasing internet demands of new technology.
A fiber optic service drop refers to the line that connects your home to the main fiber network. It includes a small box installed on the side of your house that receives the fiber optic connection.
Even if you don’t want to switch to our service now, agreeing to a service drop installation will make your home fiber-ready for the future. This could potentially increase your property value. Also, we’re currently offering this installation for free—a process that could cost up to $1000 in the future.
We aim to minimize disruption during the construction process. Any digging required will mostly take place within the public right-of-way, and if any disturbances occur on your property, our team will restore it to its original condition as closely as possible.
After the service drop installation, you’re all set for future fiber optic service. When we’re ready to launch, we’ll notify you, and if you decide to switch to our service, we’ll schedule a setup appointment at your convenience.
To utilize fiber optic internet, you’ll need a fiber-compatible router. If you decide to switch to our service, we’ll provide all the necessary equipment and set everything up for you.
While prices can vary, our goal at S&T is to offer competitive rates for superior service. We’ll provide detailed pricing information as we get closer to launching the service.
You can contact our customer service team via phone or email. Our team is happy to answer any questions you have.
Email: [email protected]
Stop by: 416 S Main St, Scott City