Category: FAQ

The Consumers Guide to Internet Speed

by | Dec 13, 2018 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides | 3 

Everything you need to know about internet speed. Cable vs DSL vs Satellite vs Fiber. Latency. How much internet speed do you need? Wi-Fi and home networking. Routers and modems. Is your internet speed fast enough?

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How to Choose an Internet Service Provider

by | Sep 24, 2018 | FAQ, Provider Comparisons (Versus) | 1 

1. Find internet providers in your area.
2. Compare plans, pricing, speeds, and more.
3. Discover how much internet speed you need.
4. Test your current internet speed.
5. Know if you’re switching providers and cost of early termination.
6. Choose your internet provider.

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Best Gigabit Ethernet Switches

by | Jun 20, 2018 | Equipment Guides, FAQ, Technology | 2 

Ethernet switches are essentially a way to create more wired connections for your home network, while routers connect your home to the main internet network. The top 4 gigabit ethernet switches to boost your internet are:
NETGEAR Nighthawk S8000
TP-Link 24-Port
TP-Link 8-Port
TP-Link 5-Port

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Switching internet service providers

Switching Internet Service Providers

by | Jun 18, 2018 | Brand Guides, FAQ | 4 

Step 1: Understand your internet needs and why you want to switch services
Step 2: Find the costs of canceling your current internet service
Step 3: Find the other Internet Service Providers in your area
Step 4: Pick a provider that matches your needs
Step 5: Call your current ISP
Step 6: Order your new service and schedule an installation date
Step 7: Cancel your old internet service

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Why does my internet slow down at night?

by | Jun 4, 2018 | FAQ, Featured, Internet Speed Guides | 5 

Nightly traffic on your ISP’s network may cause a data backup in your modem or router, which slows down your home Wi-Fi network. Another possible explanation is that your household may be attempting to use more data than your equipment can handle.

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Best High-Speed Internet Routers for Online Gaming

by | Apr 11, 2018 | Equipment Guides, FAQ | 1 

When it comes to online gaming, there’s no time for ping, lag, or jitter. Gamers require instantaneous optimal performance to stay alive and support their teammates. Look no further to find out the best routers for Xbox One or PlayStation 4 (PS4).

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

by | Apr 9, 2018 | Brand Guides, FAQ | 6 

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 Much Should I Be Paying for High-Speed Internet?

by | Mar 28, 2018 | FAQ | 8 

The available internet packages will vary greatly by location but on average cost about $50.00 per month for about 100 Mbps of speed. The average advertised package for stand-alone internet service in America is around $50 per month during the initial promotional offer and about $60 per month after the promotional period expires.

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How Much Speed You Need for Online Gaming

by | Mar 23, 2018 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides, Streaming Guides | 4 

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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How Can I Tell If My Internet Is Being Throttled by My ISP?

by | Mar 14, 2018 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides | 12 

Find out how to tell if your internet is being throttled, other reasons your internet speed slows down, and what to do if you’re being throttled by your ISP.

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The 5 Best Routers for Your Business

by | Feb 7, 2018 | Equipment Guides, FAQ, Featured | 2 

As your office size and network usage expands—and data and information become more critical and sensitive—network needs change. At that point, you should probably opt for a router system with more business-oriented features. Here are the top routers for your business.

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What is the difference between satellite, DSL, cable, and fiber internet?

by | Nov 22, 2017 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides, Technology | 3 

Whether it’s cable, DSL, fiber, or satellite, each type of service comes with its own pros and cons. Cable internet and DSL are easy to find but may have low bandwidth; fiber internet is very fast but rare and expensive; and satellite internet is everywhere but notorious for lag.

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