Connecting one place to another for internet.

Good Day,

I am thinking of sharing internet between two different offices. Kindly advise the best device to use, because we got fiber into the first office and don't want to pay multiple internet fees for the other office.


Based on google maps the distance is roughly: 250Meters, these buildings are the tallest around.

I need a 95% always working system , as internet is very key to e-commerce operation.

Do I run another fiber or simply use a bridge?
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damola1Asked:
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
If you have the budget to run a fiber (pull extra ones while you're at it ... rats, dumb maintenance, aging ...) then that is the best solution as it will maximize bandwidth and minimize the possibility of interception at the hardware level.

Then put good encryptors on each end of the fiber.  From the image you've shown it appears you're in Nigeria, which is a very hostile environment full of black hats.

The not-attractive solution would be line-of-sight WiFi or microwave.  I can't wholeheartedly recommend either of these as those spectra are already too crowded and, again, you are in a very hostile environment.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I think it will be cheaper to have two internet lines. Private Fiber is the only practical option to get constant up time.

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Craig BeckCommented:
Wifi bridge link is cheaper and easier. Links can be encrypted over-the-air with military-grade encryption. Job done! I've installed hundreds in all kinds of RF environments with great results.
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damola1Author Commented:
Please recommend the appropriate wifi bridge that'll give at least: 95% uptime
Craig BeckCommented:
It's never an absolute guarantee but look at Ubiquiti bridges (cheap but extremely good), or InfiNet.
damola1Author Commented:
FIber still best.
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