Fibersonic is a high-speed internet service delivered over a fiber optic network directly to your home or business. Fiber optic internet service from Fibersonic provides symmetrical upload and download speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second or 1,000 Mbps! Fibersonic is powered by SHELD, the public power utility that’s been accountable to local families and businesses in South Hadley for generations.
Fibersonic is a data network constructed of optical fibers which use pulses of light along a thin piece of glass instead of electricity to carry out a signal. It is unique because it can carry high bandwidth signals over long distances without degradation. Optical fiber has been used in communications for over 30 years in the following capacities; to transmit telephone signals, internet communication, and military and space communications.
Fibersonic is bringing gig-speed fiber optic internet to South Hadley to improve our town, not to make profits. Fibersonic is powered by SHELD, South Hadley’s utility that has been invested in developing our neighborhoods and business community for generations.
On the homepage of this website, fibersonic.com, simply click on show interest today, enter your address, complete the required information and click submit! Once you submit interest, our Fibersonic team will retain the information which will help us to better understand and track the areas of town that have the most interest.
Yes, a recent study surveyed home buyers and developers. It found that fiber-to-the-home adds about $5,000.00 to the purchase price of an individual dwelling.
Fibersonic offers the option of a seasonal disconnect option for customers who will be away for between 3 and 6 months.
We ask that you contact Fibersonic 48 hours prior to the date you would like service temporarily terminated to give enough time for us to successfully terminate billing and service.
Upon your return, the customer should provide Fibersonic with 48-hour notice to reconnect service at no charge. Regular monthly internet billing will begin upon activation.
Fibersonic service terminated for non-payment will be restored within 48 hours upon the following conditions:
We are building a system that supports Gigabit bandwidth. Depending on many factors we expect you will receive up to 1,000 mbps for upload and download speed. Your actual speed may be affected by the capability and age of your devices, the software you are using, the server of the site you are visiting, and the overall volume of internet traffic at any given moment.
Fibersonic provides internet service. We do not provide television programming but we do offer amazing access to all streaming service providers. Many customers access local TV with a HD antenna and then subscribe to one or more streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, Playstation Vue) for additional TV, movies and sports.
There is no contract for Fibersonic residential service as we are confident that we are providing a great local service that you will want to keep for many years.
Fibersonic commercial service does require a contract. For more information, please contact our office at 413-536-1050.
For standard residential installation there is no charge. A standard residential installation includes a first floor or basement connection to your home. If you would like the service run to the second floor which will create a more custom installation, pricing is $79.95/hour + materials and must be agreed upon before installation.
Standard residential service from Fibersonic includes the Optical Network Terminal (ONT) which is a fiber modem and your wireless router at no cost.