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Kevin Parrish

Kevin Parrish has more than a decade of experience working as a writer, editor, and product tester. He began writing about computer hardware and soon branched out to other devices and services such as networking equipment, phones and tablets, game consoles, and other internet-connected devices. His work has appeared in Tom’s Hardware, Tom's Guide, Maximum PC, Digital Trends, Android Authority, How-To Geek, Lifewire, and others. At, he focuses on network equipment testing and review.

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Is Bundling Optimum Mobile and Internet Worth It?

by | Jul 12, 2024 | Brand Guides

Get a $100 Visa Prepaid Card when you get Optimum 1 Gig Internet

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Linksys Hydra Pro 6 Review

by | Jul 12, 2024 | Equipment Guides, Product Reviews

The Linksys Hydra Pro 6 is an okay Wi-Fi 6 router. We dig in to see if it’s ideal for you.

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Get the Right Internet Speed for Amazon Prime Video

by | Jul 12, 2024 | Streaming Guides

Prime Video doesn’t need much to stream 4K content. We dig in to determine the speeds you need.

Spectrum vs. Optimum: Which Internet Provider Is Best?

by | Jul 12, 2024 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

Best for availability Customer rating: 3.7* Price: $24.99–$79.99/mo.†‡ Speed: 50–1,000Mbps (wireless speeds may vary) Internet type:...

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How To Get Low-Income Internet through Optimum

by | Jul 11, 2024 | Brand Guides, FAQ, Low-Income

Optimum Advantage Internet is designed for low-income households. Find out if you qualify.

Optimum vs. Verizon: Which Internet Provider Is Best for You?

by | Jul 11, 2024 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

While Optimum has slightly cheaper plans and better satisfaction from its customers, it ultimately falls short of delivering the same quality and coverage that Verizon Fios plans can. If you’re trying to shave a few bucks a month off your bills, you can pick up Optimum and at worst cancel easily if you don’t like what you get, but we think Verizon Fios is the provider you’ll want to be with for the long haul.

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Mbps vs. Gbps: Do You Need Gigabit Internet?

by and | Jul 11, 2024 | FAQ, Gaming, Internet Speed Guides

Gigabit internet is a connection with speeds between 940–1,000 Mbps. But do you really need a connection that fast? We list the benefits of a gigabit connection and every plan with gigabit speeds and faster so you can decide.

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Cable vs. Fiber: Which One Is Better?

by | Jul 11, 2024 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

Both fiber and cable internet are common types of broadband internet, but which connection is right for you?

Verizon vs. Astound Broadband: Which Internet Provider Is Best for You?

by | Jul 10, 2024 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

See how Verizon compares to RCN internet in our comprehensive review. Compare Verizon Fios internet plans with RCN internet plans and packages.

Verizon vs. Spectrum: Which Internet Provider Is Best for You?

by | Jul 10, 2024 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

If you live in an area where Verizon Fios is available, we recommend it thanks to its fast upload and download speeds. While gamers will prefer Verizon Fios, Spectrum’s 100 Mbps plan is a cost-effective choice for avid video streamers.

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The Best Internet Providers for Streaming in 2024

by | Jul 10, 2024 | Brand Guides, Streaming Guides

Stream TV, movies, and online games with the top internet plans for streaming. View the top providers and plans for online streaming.

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The Best Internet for Gaming in 2024

by | Jul 10, 2024 | Gaming, Internet Speed Guides

You can play games online using any land-based internet service without much issue. But gamers demand the best because lag is simply unacceptable, so we dig deep to list the best internet providers based on their tested latency.