How to Check Your Internet Speeds Using a Speed Test

Do you feel like you’re not getting the speeds you are paying for from your Internet Provider?  To see how your bandwidth is performing in real-time, you can run a simple test that will measure the download speed, upload speed, ping time, and jitter of your internet connection. How does a speed test work? A […]

CTC Brings Fiber Internet to Meridian, ID

Only 16.8% of Idahoans have access to fiber-optic internet, but if you live in Meridian, your chances are a lot higher thanks to CTC. CTC proudly provides fiber internet in Meridian, ID and serves seven subdivisions in area with plans to expand to several more communities over the next few years. In 2016, CTC acquired […]

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Good Neighbor Promo

Be a good neighbor and Be rewarded CTC has been serving Idaho since 1905, so we know the importance of community. We could not have come this far without the help of our customers spreading the good word about our internet services. For helping us serve you and your neighbors with fast internet speeds and […]

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Why am I not getting my full internet speed?

It would be an understatement to say that the internet is an essential part of our lives. So, understandably, it is frustrating when our internet speeds seem slower than usual. Internet providers can’t always guarantee you are receiving the maximum speed of your plan.  Bandwidth speeds vary based on a large variety of circumstances. Your […]

Understanding Internet Connection Speeds

When you order your home Internet package from your service provider, you usually have several plans available to you. Speed is often the most important factor since a faster Internet connection will improve your overall online experience. The challenge is that the fastest Internet speeds are typically the most expensive. That’s why it’s essential to […]

What is the Average Internet Speed in Idaho?

Idaho is one of the fast-growing states in the US. While that may intrigue or anger residents, its a reality nonetheless. While the population begins to swell, one area of growth seems to lack the same development in some regions of Idaho. We are talking about Internet and Broadband services. According to BroadbandNow, Idaho ranks […]

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Why It’s Crucial To Have Fiber Internet for Gaming Online

Gamers need quick decision making and fast internet speeds to be successful in the online arena. Using fiber internet for gaming gives you an extra advantadge over your virtual opponents. It’s fast, it’s consistent and is becoming increasingly more affordable. Let’s take a deeper dive into why gamers benefit from a fiber internet connection. Fiber […]

How Much Bandwidth Do You Need to Stream TV and Movies?

You sit down on your couch at the end of a long day to watch a movie on Netflix that you have been dying to see. You’ve got snacks, a cozy blanket, and the remote. You are ready to rock and roll. You turn on the smart TV and fire up Netflix only to have […]

Choosing The Right Internet Provider for Gaming in Boise

Choosing The Right Internet Provider for Gaming in Boise

Professional gaming and online videogames, in general, have boomed in popularity these past few years. A hobby that was once deemed by some groups of parents as a “waste of time” is now a legitimate career path. eSport Athletes can make millions of dollars winning League of Legends Tournaments and gaining sponsorships from brands like […]

Top 5 Boise Internet Radio Stations to Stream

As Boise grows and all of our commutes become just a little bit longer, what we listen to in our car becomes a crucial part of our driving routines. Luckily, Idaho is blessed with some great local radio stations to keep you updated on traffic, weather, and happenings around town. But in this age of […]