Category Archives: Guides

Broadband Shopping Guide
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September 3, 2015 posted by Jessica Sims

Broadband Shopping Guide

As consumers, most of us don’t give a second thought to the Internet speed we need until the Internet we have no longer works the way we need it to,…

Which Kind of Broadband Service Should I Choose?
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June 29, 2014 posted by Jessica Sims

Which Kind of Broadband Service Should I Choose?

It’s pretty easy to experience information overload while researching broadband Internet access. If that sounds like you, don’t worry. Finding the right high-speed Internet plan doesn’t have to be complicated,…

Technologies That Stress Broadband
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October 8, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Technologies That Stress Broadband

Broadband seems like it is on a roll in the United States, but the truth is that we are behind the technological curve when it comes to serving our citizens…

Is Your Broadband Too FAST?
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October 1, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Is Your Broadband Too FAST?

Some may think that the title of the article implies heresy due to the fact that there is a belief that there is no such thing as performance that is…

Improving Broadband Performance
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September 25, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Improving Broadband Performance

If you have a high speed broadband connection but are not feeling the bandwidth love, you may have some tweaking to do.  Be sure to start off with ensuring that…

Broadband Home Security, A New Frontier
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September 18, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Broadband Home Security, A New Frontier

For years we have been hearing trickles and rumors about how various ISPs were planning on integrating digital security into their broadband offerings.  We were mystified at the time, as…

Latency, The Next Broadband Measuring Stick?
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August 7, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

Latency, The Next Broadband Measuring Stick?

For years now there has been a very narrow focus on performance of broadband networks: bandwidth.  Every carrier touts their latest plan and how fast it is, but the truth…

‘Up To’ Broadband Performance Explained
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July 30, 2012 posted by Jessica Sims

‘Up To’ Broadband Performance Explained

The term ‘up to’ gets used quite frequently in broadband performance circles, but defining it can be very difficult to do.  What exactly does ‘up to’ mean when Comcast and…

How to Choose a Broadband Provider
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August 9, 2010 posted by Jessica Sims

How to Choose a Broadband Provider

There are many different broadband providers out there, which is both a blessing and a curse.  The problem that most people face is sorting through the misinformation and marketing hyperbole…

Guides
July 12, 2010 posted by Jessica Sims

U-verse Problems? We Have Advice!

U-verse problems are few and far in between, but they do happen.  Who do people turn to when they experience U-verse problems?  Strangely enough, sometimes they e-mail us!  While we…