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Peter Christiansen

Peter Christiansen writes about satellite internet, rural connectivity, livestreaming, and parental controls for 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 Check Your Internet Speed

by | Jun 29, 2023 | 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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How to Boost Satellite Internet

by | Jun 22, 2023 | Brand Guides

Satellite internet isn’t known for being the fastest or most reliable way to connect to the...

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How to Find Your IP Address

by , , and | Jun 15, 2023 | FAQ, Technology

Internet providers generally assign one public IP address to each customer, and it's always assigned to...

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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...

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...

Home Broadband
Your Guide to Hughesnet Installation

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

What to expect when you sign up for HughesNet.

Compañías de internet y cable
Your Guide to Viasat Installation

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

What to expect when you sign up for Viasat.

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...

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...

Game Streamer
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.

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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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.