What is Latency?

Latency is in every network. It is up to service providers to reduce the amount of latency to better their subscribers experience. In this Fiber Friday blog, Pat Thompson gives you a better description of latency and how it effects the network.

This blog post is part of our blog series—Fiber Friday. Our subject matter experts provide you with some insight into the world of fiber optics, covering various industry topics.

You don’t know it, but you experience latency every day.

When you click on a website and wait for it to load, that’s latency. It happens with all networks. The less time you need to wait for something to load, the shorter the latency is because the network is working at a faster level.

In this Fiber Friday vlog, I go into more detail about latency and its importance to the network.

CLICK TO TWEET: It's time to learn what latency is and its importance to a fiber network.