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 →

Choosing 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 →

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 →

How to Choose Between Internet Service Providers

Consumer satisfaction with the broadband industry hit a seven-year low last year [1], leaving Internet users more confused than ever… Continue reading →