How It Works

Microwave Over Fiber Optics

Cimarron Telecommunications is the first provider in NW Colorado offering Fiber direct to your home or business through microwave or direct fiber optic cable.

This is not your standard Internet trying to be sent to you via old copper wires or outdated satellite technology. This is true fiber being sent directly to your home or business over a Microwave system powered by fiber optic or a Fiber Optics cable stright to your location.

Microwave has been used for years by the large telecommunications providers for making large hops from point A to point B where there is no actual direct connection. Our system is supported with the reliability of a fiber connection built specifically to connect into a fiber ring and beam into your home through a small twelve inch dish with a radio receiver over a microwave radio signal. The signal is then translated through an adaptor to bring real world Internet speeds directly into your router for distribution into your home network.

Fiber Optics

Fiber-optic communication is a method of transmitting information from one place to another by sending pulses of light through an optical fiber. The light forms an electromagnetic carrier wave that is modulated to carry information. First developed in the 1970s, fiber-optic communication systems have revolutionized the telecommunications industry and have played a major role in the advent of the Information Age. Because of its advantages over electrical transmission, optical fibers have largely replaced copper wire communications in core networks in the developed world. Optical fiber is used by many telecommunications companies to transmit telephone signals, Internet communication, and cable television signals.

A fiber-optic cable is made up of incredibly thin strands of glass or plastic known as optical fibers, one cable can have as few as two strands or as many as several hundred. Each strand is less than a tenth as thick as a human hair and can carry something like 25,000 telephone calls, so an entire fiber-optic cable can easily carry several million calls.