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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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How to Pause Your Internet Service

by | May 23, 2023 | FAQ, Working Remotely Guides

When budgets are tight, internet service can be one of the easier obligations to put on...

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Internet Infrastructure

How Does the Internet Work?

by | May 15, 2023 | FAQ, Technology

The internet is the backbone of modern global communication and works by transmitting information across a...

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Home Broadband

Your Guide to Hughesnet Installation

by | Apr 6, 2023 | Brand Guides, Equipment Guides

What to expect when you sign up for HughesNet.

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Your Guide to Viasat Installation

by | Apr 6, 2023 | Brand Guides, Equipment Guides

What to expect when you sign up for Viasat.

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How to Get Wi-Fi While Camping

by | Mar 30, 2023 | Technology

Answer the call of the wild and emails with equal ease.

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What is Wi-Fi 6? Do you need a Wi-Fi 6 Router?

by | Mar 27, 2023 | Technology

Wi-Fi 6 is a high-efficiency wireless communication protocol designed specifically to better manage home networks with...

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Will Paying for Faster Internet Improve My Wi-Fi Speed?

by | Mar 21, 2023 | FAQ

Yes, upgrading to a faster internet plan should improve your Wi-Fi speed if your provider isn't...

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How Much Speed Do You Need for Live Video Game Streaming?

by | Dec 13, 2022 | FAQ, Gaming, Internet Speed Guides, Streaming Guides

We’re here to walk you through everything you need to know about internet speeds and live video game streaming so you can get your stream just right.

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4K Streaming Guide

by and | Dec 9, 2022 | Streaming Guides

You need to watch TV and movies in 4K to get the ultimate experience, right? Or...

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Is It Worth It to Get Fixed Wireless Instead of Using Your Phone for Internet?

by | Dec 5, 2022 | FAQ

Best fixed wireless plan Verizon 5G Home Price: $50.00/mo. ($25.00/mo. for Verizon Unlimited phone plan subscribers)*...

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Best Parental Control Apps and Software for Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

by | Nov 29, 2022 | Brand Guides

What are the best tools for parents to keep your family safe online? Here are the apps, tools, and software needed to get started.

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How Much Speed Do I Need to Stream Video?

by | Nov 29, 2022 | 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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