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Best Wi-Fi 6 Routers for 2024: The Best We’ve Tested to Date

by | Jul 19, 2024 | Equipment Guides, Technology

Wi-Fi 6 isn’t the latest, but it’s now the most-used spec on routers and gateways to deliver better speeds and capacity than the Wi-Fi 5. We list the best Wi-Fi 6 routers you can get right now if you’re ready for an upgrade.

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What is Symmetrical Internet and How Do You Get It?

by | Jul 10, 2024 | Technology

Here’s a quick breakdown of what symmetrical internet is, why it’s good, and how to get it.

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How Much Internet Data Do You Need?

by | Jul 1, 2024 | Technology

Here’s a rundown of how to budget your data and get more data if you need it. We also give you recommendations for the best internet plans with unlimited data.

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What Are the Best Ways To Get Portable Satellite Internet?

by | Jul 1, 2024 | Technology

Starlink leads the pack with its portable Roam plans.

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Starlink Roam Is Here, but Is It Worth It?

by | Jul 1, 2024 | Technology

Starlink Roam lets you take your satellite internet on the road, but is upgrading a good idea? We go through the pros and cons of Starlink’s new service.

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When Will Google Fiber Be Available in Your City?

by | Jul 1, 2024 | FAQ, Technology

Google Fiber offers one of the fastest and most highly rated internet connections in the country,...

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What Happened to Viasat’s New Satellite?

by | Jun 26, 2024 | Technology

Due to a problem deploying its main antenna, Viasat’s new $700 million satellite could be a total loss. Find out what that means for satellite internet customers across North America.

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What is Telesat’s Lightspeed Constellation?

by | Jun 25, 2024 | Technology

Canadian telecom Telesat’s Lightspeed constellation is a network of LEO satellites that will provide high-speed, low-latency connections to remote locations in Canada and across the world.

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Wi-Fi 7 Is the Best Yet, and Here’s Why

by | Jun 18, 2024 | Technology

Wi-Fi 7 is the latest specification, promising more speed. We ran the benchmarks to find out.

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AT&T Internet Air Has Arrived Nationwide—Here’s How To Get It

by | Jun 14, 2024 | Brand Guides, Technology

AT&T’s 5G home internet is now rolling out nationwide. We dig in to see if it’s right for you.

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Is 5G Good for Gaming?

by | Jun 13, 2024 | Internet Speed Guides, Technology

Does a 5G fixed-wireless internet connection have what it takes to power heavy online gaming?

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What Is 5G Home Internet? Here Is Everything You Need To Know

by | Jun 13, 2024 | Technology

This fast, cost-effective form of wireless internet is often pitched as a competitive alternative to cable.