Frequently Asked Questions
What is fiber internet?
Fiber internet service is a technology that transfers internet data by sending light signals through protected, ultrathin glass or plastic strands. Because of the efficiency of the technology, fiber is exceptionally fast and reliable.
Is fiber better or more reliable?
Where available, fiber offers fast, reliable, high-performing internet service with low latency (lag). As a result, you can stream with virtually no interruptions, game with confidence, and connect a multitude of devices to keep everyone in the house happy.
How fast is fiber?
Fiber internet services offer download and upload speeds in the triple digits—up to 940 Mbps with CenturyLink’s Fiber Gigabit service. At the maximum wired speed of 940 Mbps, download and upload times fly by:
- 7 minutes to download a 45 GB game
- 42 seconds to download a 4.6 GB movie
- 20 seconds to upload a 2.2 GB video
Speed may not be available in your area. Maximum download/upload speed of up to 940 Mbps via a wired connection.
How much does CenturyLink Fiber Internet cost?
Where available, CenturyLink fiber internet services offer speeds up to 940 Mbps at an affordable rate: $65/mo. Paperless billing required. Taxes and fees apply. Offer Details
Can I get fiber internet in my area?
CenturyLink is expanding fiber service areas nationwide! Check availability at your ZIP code now or call 1-855-507-2766 to speak with an agent.