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Best internet options for your RV or camper
Best internet options for your RV or camper
Camryn Smith

If you’re traveling in an RV or camper, there are many internet options available like satellite internet, cellular networks and portable Wi-Fi hotspots. We discuss some of the best options for RV living.

How fast is internet in the U.S.?
How fast is internet in the U.S.?
Robin Layton

The government set the minimum speed for 'fast' internet at 100 Mbps. Allconnect examines if that's fast enough and how the U.S. compares worldwide.

What is a 403 error and how can you fix it?
What is a 403 error and how can you fix it?
Camryn Smith

Fixing a 403 forbidden status code error is easier than you might think. Learn what a 403 error is, what causes it and how to fix it.

How to get internet on cruise ships
How to get internet on cruise ships
Robin Layton

Cruise ship vacations can be exciting and exotic, but before you post your Jack and Rose selfie from the ship’s bow, ensure the cute photo won’t cost you a mint to share.  You have several options for internet access on cruise ships at varying price points. We’ll walk you through how to access Wi-Fi before […]

How to add internet to a newly built home
How to add internet to a newly built home
Camryn Smith

Internet connections are not guaranteed, especially in a new subdivision or home build. Here’s what to look for and how to advocate for a connection.

How to keep your mobile hotspot secure
How to keep your mobile hotspot secure
Camryn Smith

A mobile hotspot can be a savior when you need internet on the go, but it's important to keep it secure.

Spectrum named fastest internet provider
Spectrum named fastest internet provider
Robin Layton

New report shows that at nearly 170 Mbps, Spectrum tops Xfinity, Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile.

Will every U.S. address have internet access by 2030?
Will every U.S. address have internet access by 2030?
Robin Layton

Federal plan "Internet for All" sets a high bar for delivering fast internet across the country.

How I survived my move and stayed connected through it all
How I survived my move and stayed connected through it all
Lisa Iscrupe

Moving soon? I share some firsthand tips and tricks for setting up internet service at a new home and share how that service is going years later.

Internet connection types: DSL, Cable, Fiber
Internet connection types: DSL, Cable, Fiber
Lisa Iscrupe

Not sure what type of internet connection you are using at your home? We’ll show you how to find out what broadband you have.

What to do about a 504 gateway timeout error message
What to do about a 504 gateway timeout error message
Camryn Smith

504 vs 502 computer errors are confusing, so we help you understand what's happening when your web page won't load.

How to improve your streaming quality to get the best picture
How to improve your streaming quality to get the best picture
Camryn Smith

With millions of people cutting the cord to cable, streaming is bigger than ever. If you experience buffering while you stream, learn about ways to improve your streaming experience.

A guide to internet resources for Native Americans
A guide to internet resources for Native Americans
Camryn Smith

Government programs can provide funding and discounts on internet for households on Tribal lands, but many people don’t have access to internet at all.

Update on fiber internet access: When will you see it?
Update on fiber internet access: When will you see it?
Camryn Smith

Is fiber internet coming to your town? Learn more about AT&T, Google and Verizon’s plans to expand their fiber networks and how you can get the fastest home internet connection in the country.

Where is the best place for your Wi-Fi router?
Where is the best place for your Wi-Fi router?
Camryn Smith

To get the best signal, put your router in a central, elevated location away from concrete/brick walls, electronics, water and microwaves.

How to use your smartphone as a remote and control your TV
How to use your smartphone as a remote and control your TV
Lisa Iscrupe

Need a quick fix for a lost or broken TV remote? Your cellphone is the key to never again be frustrated by a missing remote control.

Connect Xfinity internet by yourself
Connect Xfinity internet by yourself
Robin Layton

Allconnect's step-by-step guide shows you how to do your own Xfinity installation.

How much data does Netflix streaming use?
How much data does Netflix streaming use?
Robin Layton

Here are a few things to know before your next binge.

Best internet options for travel
Best internet options for travel
Joe Supan

Satellite, wireless and public Wi-Fi can connect remote workers to the internet while they travel the world.

Which internet providers have data caps?
Which internet providers have data caps?
Camryn Smith

Going over your internet data cap could cost you, depending on which provider you have. Keep up with who does and doesn’t have data caps.

The best 4 VPNs for travel
The best 4 VPNs for travel
Robin Layton

Check out our guide for getting the best VPN for price and safety while you explore the world.

Internet speed: Rural vs. city
Internet speed: Rural vs. city
Robin Layton

The fastest internet isn’t always found in a metropolitan area.

The 5 best modem/router combos 2024
The 5 best modem/router combos 2024
Robin Layton

Wondering which modem/router combo you should get? We did the research and came up with the five best available options.

What can you do with a 100 Mbps plan?
What can you do with a 100 Mbps plan?
Camryn Smith

Depending on your internet activities and size of your household, 100 Mbps could be enough speed for you.

What’s the right Mediacom-compatible modem for you?
What’s the right Mediacom-compatible modem for you?
Joe Supan

Buying your own modem could save you hundreds of dollars every year. Learn more about which models are compatible with Mediacom.

What’s the difference between bandwidth and latency?
What’s the difference between bandwidth and latency?
Robin Layton

Bandwidth and latency could be causing your computer network to slow down. We show you how to fix the problem.