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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.

Survey Finds 75% Would Switch to Fiber Internet If Available

by | Sep 24, 2021 | Brand Guides

Fiber-optic cables have made up the backbone of the internet for almost half a century, but...

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How Do I Connect My Router to My Computer?

by | Sep 1, 2021 | 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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Expanding Google Fiber's Network

Google Fiber Expansion: When Will Google Fiber Be Available in Your City?

by | Aug 31, 2021 | FAQ, Technology

Google Fiber offers one of the fastest and most highly rated internet connections in the country,...

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Breaking up with your internet provider

How to Break Up with Your Internet Provider in 5 Easy Steps

by | Aug 31, 2021 | FAQ

Many people are unhappy with their current internet plan but are nervous about making the switch...

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The 5 Best No-Contract Internet Plans

by | Aug 31, 2021 | Brand Guides

Compare top internet providers with no contracts or long term agreements. Whether you’re looking for a short-term solution or worried about price hikes, these providers may have what you need.

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AT&T vs. Mediacom

AT&T vs. Mediacom

by | Aug 26, 2021 | Provider Comparisons (Versus)

How does Mediacom Internet compare to AT&T? Compare pricing, plans, bundles, and internet speeds from these top internet provders.

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How to Find Your IP Address

by | Aug 24, 2021 | FAQ, Technology

You can find an IP address in many ways, all of which are relatively easy to...

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How to Check Your Internet Speed

by | Aug 19, 2021 | 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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An image of optical fibers and an ethernet cable lying on a keyboard.

What You Need to Install Fiber-Optic Internet

by | Aug 17, 2021 | 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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Best Internet Plans and Discounts for Students

by | Aug 4, 2021 | 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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A senior citizen putting money in a piggy bank.

5 Ways Seniors Can Save on Their Internet Bill

by | Aug 3, 2021 | FAQ

Many of us overpay for internet, but there are ways to save money every month. Here...

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Image of fiber optic cable

How Fast Is Fiber?

by | Aug 1, 2021 | FAQ

Fiber is fast. Really fast. In fact, it’s the fastest way we have to transmit data, which is why having fiber internet in your home gives such a smooth internet experience. But how fast is fast?

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