Tag Archives: Wi-Fi

WISP tower and night sky.

WISPs Are The Real Heroes in Bridging The Digital Divide

As of 2018, industry records show that the “digital divide” leaves nearly a quarter of the US without wired broadband… Continue reading →

DSL vs Cable vs Fiber

While politicians and media might have you believe that the Internet is delivered by “a series of tubes,” [1] anybody… Continue reading →

Bills used to pay for Internet.

How to Save Money on Your Internet and TV Bill

The average cable bill in the US has risen 39% in the past five years, reaching almost $100 per month…. Continue reading →

How to Choose the Best Media Streaming Services and Devices

The number of cable customers “cutting the cord” from traditional cable in favor of over-the-top streaming services grows every year…. Continue reading →

Fiber optic line.

How to Determine Which Internet Plan Is Right for You

Getting a broadband connection to your house can be a frustrating process. Choosing an Internet plan used to be a… Continue reading →

Map of partisan divide in the USA.

Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Broadband, Net Neutrality, and Internet Issues

Politicians have a well-earned reputation for misunderstanding the Internet. …So it’s no surprise that candidate stances on tech issues are… Continue reading →

What is Net Neutrality and why does it matter?

Discouraged that you don’t have another option for broadband Internet in your neighborhood? Tired of monthly bills that seem to… Continue reading →

How to Design a Supercharged Home Network

Your home is your kingdom. What’s a kingdom without strong Wi-Fi? The cable guy’s default settings will only get you… Continue reading →

How to Optimize your Home Network for Faster Speeds

It’s frustrating to run a speed test and discover that you’re only getting half the Wi-Fi speeds advertised for your… Continue reading →

Renting vs Buying a Modem: What’s Best for Your Budget

If you have broadband, you’re probably renting a modem or modem/router combo from your provider. But is the money worth… Continue reading →