What date should be considered fiber's birthday? Perhaps, 1621, when Snell's Law was formulated, which describes the refraction of lightwave at the border of two media? Alternatively, 1840, when physicists Daniel Colladon and Jacques Babinet first Colladon demonstrated for the first time the guiding of light in a liquid jet of water. Maybe 1934, when Norman R. French invented the optical telephone system, in which voice signals could be transmitted over a network of optical lines made from rods of glass.
All these discoveries influenced the development of the fiber-optic industry. Today the scope of fiber-optic application is quite wide: medicine, lighting engineering, and of course telecommunications.
In Lithuania, the era of fiber-optic Internet began on October 28, 1998, when Penkių kontinentų komunikacijų centras, a member of the Penki Kontinentai Group, for the first time in Lithuania offered its customers the fastest fiber-optic Internet. So this day, we will celebrate the birthday of the Penki network, but also the fiber-optic Internet in Lithuania!
The fiber-optic networks in the telecommunications industry have revolutionized access to the Internet. Initially, the Internet speed in Lithuania reached only 9.6 Kb/s. In 2001, with the introduction of DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) technology, it grew from 256 to 512 Kb/s. Fiber-optic networks have increased the speed to 10 Mb/s. Today, speed has practically no limits. It can go up to 10 GB/s with powerful hardware. Penki network tested such speed in 2017 for the first time in Lithuania.
On the eve of our birthday, we thank all our customers. Thank you for your loyalty, comments, and suggestions that help us get better!
We would like to please everyone - both present and future customers. We have three different GIFTS according to your needs.
- To our loyal customers, who already use Penki Internet and TV services, we offer a TV PACKAGE OF 22 CHANNELS, which will be broadcasted FREE until the end of autumn. Find a TV channel or show for yourself that will brighten up your evenings!
- We offer our Internet clients to try INTERACTIVE TELEVISION free. More than 130 channels are waiting for you. During this period, all additional TV packages will be available. Take the opportunity to try the updated features of interactive television.
- We invite all new clients to USE INTERNET AND INTERACTIVE TELEVISION SERVICES within a month FREE! The offer is valid upon signing the contract from October 12, 2020, to November 30, 2020.
Let's celebrate our birthday together!