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Peter Christiansen

Peter Christiansen writes about satellite internet, rural connectivity, livestreaming, and parental controls for HighSpeedInternet.com. Peter holds a PhD in communication from the University of Utah and has been working in tech for over 15 years 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.

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Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP): Bridging the Digital Divide with Accessible Internet Solutions

by | Apr 11, 2024 | Technology

Learn about the ACP and how to apply for it.

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How To Get Free and Low-Cost Internet

by | Apr 11, 2024 | Brand Guides

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

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Are There Programs Available To Help Make Internet Service More Affordable?

by | Apr 10, 2024 | FAQ

Find out about available government assistance programs, income based programs and ISP low income family plans to help make internet service more affordable.

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Best Internet Plans and Discounts for Seniors

by | Apr 10, 2024 | 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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How Much Internet Speed Do You Need for YouTube?

by and | Apr 10, 2024 | Internet Speed Guides, Streaming Guides

It is possible to watch YouTube on very slow internet connections, even with download speeds below...

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Best Internet for Veterans and Military Families

by | Apr 9, 2024 | Brand Guides

Browse and compare internet plans, discounts, and programs for veterans and active military service members.

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Best Internet Plans and Discounts for Students

by and | Apr 9, 2024 | 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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What Is Net Neutrality and Why Is it Important?

by | Apr 8, 2024 | Technology

Net neutrality is a core principle of the free and open internet and has become a contentious political issue. With new FCC members, the net neutrality debate is about to ignite once again.

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When Will OneWeb Satellite Internet Be Available?

by | Apr 5, 2024 | Brand Guides

Spoiler: It’s already here.

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T-Mobile vs. Hughesnet: Which Internet Provider Is Best for You?

by | Apr 5, 2024 | Brand Guides, Provider Comparisons (Versus), Provider Reviews

Compare T-Mobile and HughesNet to find out which wireless internet provider best fits your online needs.

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What the Jupiter-3 Satellite Means for the Satellite Industry

by | Apr 5, 2024 | Brand Guides, Featured

On July 28, 2023, Hughesnet’s Jupiter-3 satellite (also known as EchoStar XXIV) launched from Cape Canaveral...

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Gaming on Satellite Internet

by | Apr 5, 2024 | Gaming

Is satellite internet even good for gaming?

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