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As a business Internet user, you may expect to have a reliable and fast Internet connection at all times. However, there may be instances when your connection fails or is not up to your expectations. In such cases, it may not be clear to you what causes this issue. One factor that can affect this is fiber optic latency. If you want to learn more about what it is and how to improve it, we invite you to read on.
Fiber optic latency is the time it takes for data packets to go from a device to the Internet server to which it is connected to enjoy some activity, such as watching a movie, browsing, playing, or any other activity.
Latency, in perfect conditions, would be 0 seconds. However, the usual thing is that it does exist and is measured in milliseconds. When you have 4G technology, latency is about 20 milliseconds, while if it is 5G it will be below 1 millisecond.
Is latency important? Always, but sometimes it is even more so. For example, it is vital for gaming fans, since when they are playing against other players, if their latency is high, the opponent can anticipate their movements.
What factors influence latency?
To reduce latency time it is essential to address the factors that influence this issue, they are:
Now that you know what latency is and several important facts on this matter, we want to give you some tricks to improve this issue so that you can enjoy your Internet connection to the fullest:
Enjoying a good Internet connection is possible, now you know that it is vital that fiber optic latency is low and how to achieve it. Remember that at Voiped we deliver fiber optic connectivity solutions with coverage throughout Europe and beyond. Contact us without obligation to obtain more information.
Apr 13, 2023
Voiped Telecom offers Connectivity, Telecommunication and ICT Services for all Enterprises in Europe's Major cities and in the UK. Our dedicated team assists and help customers digitalize their business by offering flexible, transparent and optimized networks.