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Peter Christiansen

Peter Christiansen holds a PhD in Communication from the University of Utah and has been working in tech for over 15 years, working as a computer programmer, game developer, filmmaker, and writer. His writing has been praised by outlets like Wired, Digital Humanities Now, and the New Statesman.

Internet for Seniors

Best Internet Plans and Discounts for Seniors

by | Sep 23, 2020 | Brand Guides, Equipment Guides

Many providers offer discounts on internet for senior citizens. Read more about internet plans and discounts for senior citizens.

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What You Need to Install Fiber-Optic Internet

by | Aug 31, 2020 | Equipment Guides

If you’re considering moving to fiber-optic Internet but aren’t sure what to expect from the installation, read on to learn more about the process and benefits.

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How to Change Your Wi-Fi Network Name and Password

by | Aug 28, 2020 | FAQ

To change your Wi-Fi password and increase your network security, you’ll need a few things first. This guide will walk you through the steps to change your network name and password.

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What Cables Do I Need to Connect My Router to My Computer?

by | Aug 25, 2020 | FAQ

If you’re setting up your own router or trying to fix an issue with your network, there’s a lot to learn about what cables you’ll need and how to use them.

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Best Internet Plans and Discounts for Students

by | Aug 11, 2020 | Brand Guides

In addition to a wide range of public programs that help students stay connected, many ISPs offer their own programs designed to help students. Check out programs from Xfinity, Spectrum, Mediacom, and Frontier.

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Self-Install or Go Pro? Your Guide to Xfinity Installation

by | Jun 29, 2020 | Brand Guides, Equipment Guides

Ease of installation is an important factor to consider when choosing an internet service provider (ISP). Whether you’ve already settled on Xfinity and need help with your installation or you just want to see how its installation process compares to other ISPs, we’re here to show you how it’s done.

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How Much Speed Do I Need to Stream Video?

by | Jun 28, 2020 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides, Streaming Guides

How much speed do you need for your streaming service? We give you recommended speeds for Netflix, Apple TV+, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Disney+, Sling™ TV, HBO® GO and more.

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Fastest Routers for Gigabit Internet

by | Jun 22, 2020 | Equipment Guides, Internet Speed Guides

If you want gigabit WiFi, you need a router that can support it. See our recommendations for the fastest gigabit routers for the best internet experience.

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How to Get Free Internet: Everything You Need to Know

by | Jun 15, 2020 | FAQ

What internet providers offer free internet for your home? Browse free internet options for students, seniors, or low income households.

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What Is a Good Download and Upload Speed?

by | Jun 2, 2020 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides

What actually counts as “good internet?” Know what speeds you have and what the right speed is for you with our helpful speed guide.

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How to Check Your Internet Speed

by | Jun 2, 2020 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides

How do you know your speeds are accurate in all the different online speed tests? Our guide shows you how to get a speed you can trust.

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Frontier’s Bankruptcy: What Does it Mean for Customers?

by | May 18, 2020 | Brand Guides

Frontier Communications filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. What does this mean for Frontier customers? Most customers will be fine, but there could be interruptions.

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