Category: Internet Speed Guides

2018’s Best Modems for Gigabit Internet

by | Dec 26, 2017 | Equipment Guides, Internet Speed Guides

Top 3 Gigabit Modems:
#1: NETGEAR CM1000 – Best Overall
#2: ARRIS DOCSIS 3.1 SB8200 SURFboard – Most Ports
#3: Motorola MB8600 – Best Deal

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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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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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How to Get Wireless Internet in Every Room of Your Home

by | Jun 7, 2017 | FAQ, Internet Speed Guides

How can I boost my Wi-Fi signal? With the right speed, router, and accessories like extenders and adapters, you can receive the Wi-Fi coverage you want and need. We’ve collected five ways to extend the Wi-Fi signal throughout your home, beginning with a short discussion on internet speed and connectivity. With one or more of these steps in place, it’s possible to get the Wi-Fi coverage you want.

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