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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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What’s the Best Google Fiber Plan?

by | Feb 9, 2024 | Brand Guides, Provider Reviews

Compare Google Fiber’s gigabit fiber plans to determine which one gives you the speed you need without spending more than you have to.

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The Best Internet Options for Truckers for 2024

by | Feb 8, 2024 | Brand Guides

Best phone plan Visible $25.00-$40.00/mo. Unlimited data No contracts Wide coverage View Plan Read Review Best...

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What Is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?

by , , and | Feb 7, 2024 | FAQ

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

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Maximize Your Browser Speed: A Guide to Clearing Your Cache

by | Feb 1, 2024 | How-To, Technology

Improve your online experience with some basic maintenance and privacy tasks

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Do You Need a 20 Gig Google Fiber Plan?

by | Jan 30, 2024 | Technology

Google Fiber will soon be offering 20Gbps internet connections for $250 per month in a handful...

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When Will Starlink Be Available in My Area?

by | Dec 28, 2023 | Brand Guides

Stay up to date on SpaceX’s satellite internet service rollout.

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Megabits vs. Megabytes: What you need to know

by and | Dec 20, 2023 | FAQ, Technology

Confused about megabits and megabytes? We’ll explain what the difference is so you can keep them straight when it really counts.

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New Hughesnet Satellite Means New Opportunities for Small Businesses

by | Dec 19, 2023 | Brand Guides

It’s pretty hard to run a business without a reliable internet connection. From email to point-of-service...

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Viasat Buys Inmarsat and Its Plans for a LEO Constellation

by | Nov 7, 2023 | Technology

After months of negotiations and regulatory hurdles, Viasat completed its merger of the British satellite communications...

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What Happened to Viasat’s New Satellite?

by | Nov 7, 2023 | Technology

Due to a problem deploying its main antenna, Viasat’s new $700 million satellite could be a total loss. Find out what that means for satellite internet customers across North America.

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How Fast Is Fiber?

by | Nov 6, 2023 | 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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What is Telesat’s Lightspeed Constellation?

by | Oct 4, 2023 | Technology

Canadian telecom Telesat’s Lightspeed constellation is a network of LEO satellites that will provide high-speed, low-latency connections to remote locations in Canada and across the world.

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