A. Fibre to the Home uses glass fibre to carry communications signals. It replaces existing copper infrastructure, such as telephone wires and TV cable, with a faster, more reliable method of delivering internet, TV, and phone services.
A. Optical fibre provides the most robust, secure and cost-effective solution for bringing truly high-speed broadband to individual homes. It can manage significantly faster internet speeds over greater distances, and it is not subject to transmission interference like copper, coaxial cable, and wireless. Optical fibre offers more transmission security, requires less maintenance, and has a significantly longer lifespan than other technologies.
A. NO. Only one service is required to have fibre installed. However, bundling all your services with Wightman should provide you with more savings.
A. No. The ONT does the job of a modem, but it is not wireless. If you would like to connect to the internet from any room in your home, Wightman offers a wireless router for only $4.95/month.
A. Yes. However, bundling all your services with Wightman should provide you with more savings.
Additionally, satellite TV is location and weather sensitive. Satellite cannot offer robust broadband internet service because satellite internet subscribers can only download the signal. Upload is normally provided through the subscriber’s telephone lines, which limits transmission speeds.
A. A. The ONT that connects your phone to Wightman's fibre is powered by electricity, and has a built-in battery in the event of a power outage. Your battery will provide emergency power for several hours of talk if the power goes out.
A. The ONT will consume less than $5.00 of electricity over the course of a year.
A. No. Fibre installation is free if you subscribe to our service during the initial construction period in your area.
A. Customers who wait until after fibre construction is complete in their neighborhood will incur an installation fee.
A. NO. Current customers should visit the closest Wightman Telecom office to sign up:
A. The commitment will be canceled with no cost if you move from your current address.
A. No. Once you switch to Wightman for a service there will be no more costs from your previous provider for that service.
A. No. Wightman is proud to offer the same rates for all our customers, every month. In addition, your price for services is guaranteed not to increase during your commitment period.