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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.

2022 Internet Usage Report

by | Sep 26, 2022 | Industry Exclusive/Entertainment

The COVID-19 pandemic changed how people around the world approach work, school, entertainment, social interactions, and...

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Best Internet Providers for Streaming 2022

by | Sep 22, 2022 | 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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How to Get Internet without a Phone Line or Cable

by | Sep 22, 2022 | Brand Guides, FAQ

Browse the top internet providers and plans without committing to a phone line or cable plan. Compare speeds, prices, plan details and more.

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

by | Sep 15, 2022 | 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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How to Factory Reset Your Router

by | Sep 12, 2022 | How-To, Technology

Give yourself a fresh start without having to buy a new router

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How to Clear Your Browser Cache

by | Sep 12, 2022 | How-To, Technology

Improve your online experience with some basic maintenance and privacy tasks

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How to Check Your Internet Speed

by | Sep 5, 2022 | 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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What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?

What Is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?

by | Sep 5, 2022 | FAQ

The EBB program ended December 31, 2021 and was replaced by the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)....

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Best Internet Plans and Discounts for Students

by | Aug 31, 2022 | 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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How to Get Free and Low-Cost Internet

by | Aug 31, 2022 | 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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What Is a Good Internet Speed for Gaming?

by | Aug 30, 2022 | Brand Guides, Gaming, Internet Speed Guides

The internet speed requirements you need for:

Xbox One
PlayStation 4
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Wii U
Online gaming on a PC/Mac
| Test your current internet speed
Lag time/latency
Wi-Fi needs

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What Is a Good Download and Upload Speed?

by | Aug 24, 2022 | 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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