Category: FAQ

Why does my internet slow down at night?

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

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

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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How Much Should I Be Paying for High-Speed Internet?

by | Mar 28, 2018 | 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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How Can I Tell If My Internet Is Being Throttled by My ISP?

by | Mar 14, 2018 | 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 5 Best Routers for Your Business

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

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

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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How Much Speed Do I Need to Stream Music?

by | Nov 20, 2017 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides, Streaming Guides

Streaming music doesn’t require much bandwidth—almost all current internet speeds are more than fast enough to...

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What is a Backhaul?

by | Oct 15, 2017 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides

When it comes to wireless internet access, you hear the term backhaul a lot.  Supposedly a…

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How Much Speed Do I Need to Stream Video?

by | Aug 21, 2017 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides, Streaming Guides

How much internet speed you need to stream: Netflix | Apple TV | Hulu | Amazon Video | YouTube | Sling™ TV | PlayStation™ Vue | HBO GO | SHOWTIME® Streaming Service | STARZ OBSESSABLE | DIRECTV NOW | VUDU | Crackle | CinemaNow | Acorn TV

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How to Log In to Your Router

by | Aug 3, 2017 | Equipment Guides, FAQ

1. Once you know your router’s IP address, you can easily access your router. 2. Open your web browser and type your IP address into the address bar. It will look something like the following: http://123.456.789.123

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6 Ways to Help Avoid Data Overage Charges

by | Jul 10, 2017 | FAQ

1. Check your Plan
2. Data Overage May Be Good
3. Reduce Your Data Usage
4. Use Wi-Fi
5. Roaming
6. Monitoring

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Improve Your Wi-Fi Speed in 10 Simple Steps

by | Jul 10, 2017 | Equipment Guides, FAQ, Internet Speed Guides

This article will walk you through every step you need to take to get the most out of your Wi-Fi—and you don’t have to be a network administrator to understand it. I’m not and I was able to use these steps to improve the speed of my parents’ Wi-Fi network by 25%.

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