Category: FAQ

How to get free internet

How to Get Free Internet: Everything You Need to Know

by | Jun 15, 2020 | FAQ

What internet providers offer free internet for your home? Browse free internet options for students, seniors, or low income households.

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How to Use a Mobile Hotspot: Make Your Phone a Wi-Fi Machine

by | Jun 12, 2020 | Equipment Guides, FAQ

Want to use your mobile data as a hotspot for home internet? We show you the easy way to set up a mobile hotspot for your home using your cell phone data plan.

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How Much Internet Speed You Need to Work from Home

by | Jun 2, 2020 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides

Internet demands can be high when sending emails, video-conferencing, and just doing your job. So how much internet speed do you need when working from home?

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What Is a Good Download and Upload Speed?

by | Jun 2, 2020 | 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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How to Check Your Internet Speed

by | Jun 2, 2020 | 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 Find Wi-Fi Hotspots

by | Apr 30, 2020 | FAQ, Featured, Technology

It’s hard to get anything done in today’s world without an internet connection. Fortunately, free public Wi-Fi has been popping up all over the country, saving us all from draining our data plans. Known as hotspots, these helpful connections make getting Wi-Fi access on the go easy. But how exactly does a hotspot work? And how can you find one near you?

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The Consumers Guide to Internet Speed

by | Mar 25, 2020 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides

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 | Mar 3, 2020 | FAQ, Provider Comparisons (Versus)

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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DSL vs. Cable: Which Is Right for You?

by | Feb 17, 2020 | FAQ, Provider Comparisons (Versus)

DSL ●3 Mbps–115 Mbps ●About $20–$70/mo. ●Prices locked for 1–2 yrs. View DSL Providers Cable ●10...

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

by | Feb 4, 2020 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides

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 speed you need for online gaming

How Much Speed You Need for Online Gaming

by | Jan 24, 2020 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides, Streaming 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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How Much Should I Be Paying for High-Speed Internet?

by | Jan 17, 2020 | FAQ

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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