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What is municipal broadband?
What is municipal broadband?
Robin Layton

Community-based public internet providers see success in some states, are banned in others.

How to control your TV with Alexa
How to control your TV with Alexa
Lisa Iscrupe

Ditch the remote and use your voice to control your TV with Alexa.

How to share your Wi-Fi password on an iPhone
How to share your Wi-Fi password on an iPhone
Camryn Smith

Apple's iPhone feature is an easy and convenient way to securely share your Wi-Fi password in a few short steps.

How to stop targeted ads on Facebook and Google
How to stop targeted ads on Facebook and Google
Robin Layton

Facebook and Google send you targeted ads based on your online browsing history. Here are tips to stop those personalized ads.

How to connect your TV to your Wi-Fi network
How to connect your TV to your Wi-Fi network
Robin Layton

You can connect an older TV to your home internet with a cable or streaming device. Newer smart TVs are equipped to automatically detect your Wi-Fi.

What’s the difference between Wi-Fi and internet?
What’s the difference between Wi-Fi and internet?
Robin Layton

The internet is a global network linking all the computers and databases around the world – Wi-Fi is the wireless network that allows you to connect your devices to the internet.

Modem vs. router: What’s the difference?
Modem vs. router: What’s the difference?
Camryn Smith

Unsure about the difference between a modem and a router? Find out what each does and how they help you save money on your internet bill.

More Americans have gig speed access than ever before
More Americans have gig speed access than ever before
Camryn Smith

FCC data shows increased broadband access from 2022 – 2023, but millions still lack any internet access.

Allconnect’s 2024 broadband customer satisfaction report 
Allconnect’s 2024 broadband customer satisfaction report 
Camryn Smith

We asked internet customers to rate their internet providers. Verizon ranked highest in customer satisfaction while cable and fiber internet were favored over other technology types. Find out where your provider stands.

Which wireless mobile phone plan is right for you?
Which wireless mobile phone plan is right for you?
Robin Layton

Choosing a new wireless mobile phone plan can be daunting with so many options: Prepaid, postpaid, family plans and unlimited plans. And, of course, all the plans have other things to consider, like data allowance, contracts and coverage areas.  So, how do you know which one is right for you? We’ll help you understand each […]

Gbps vs. Mbps: Do you really need gigabit speeds?
Gbps vs. Mbps: Do you really need gigabit speeds?
Robin Layton

Depending on what you use the internet for, you may not need to spend more money for a gigabit internet plan.

Car Wi-Fi: How to get connected in your vehicle
Car Wi-Fi: How to get connected in your vehicle
David Anders

Newer cars are equipped with Wi-Fi equipment, but you can add internet capability to just about any vehicle with your cell phone or a mobile hotspot.

Cost of cable vs. streaming: Which is cheaper?
Cost of cable vs. streaming: Which is cheaper?
Camryn Smith

Is streaming really cheaper than cable? We outline the costs of cable and streaming services so you can decide if cutting the cord is right for you.

Affordable internet program’s future in jeopardy
Affordable internet program’s future in jeopardy
Robin Layton

If more funds aren't approved by Congress, the Affordable Connectivity Program will shut down by April 2024, potentially cutting off internet connections for millions of U.S. households.

502 bad gateway error: What it is and how to fix it
502 bad gateway error: What it is and how to fix it
Camryn Smith

A 502 error means there's been a communication breakdown between servers. Find out what causes it and how to fix it.

What is a 500 Internal Server Error?
What is a 500 Internal Server Error?
Camryn Smith

A 500 Internal Server Error is an umbrella term for several issues often involving the server of the website you're trying to reach.

How much internet speed do I need?
How much internet speed do I need?
Joe Supan

Whether you're gaming, streaming, schooling or working from home, learn everything you need to know to find the best internet speed for your needs.

The best Spectrum-compatible routers for 2024
The best Spectrum-compatible routers for 2024
Camryn Smith

There are benefits to choosing your own equipment instead of renting from your provider. Learn which router or gateway may be right for your Spectrum internet plan.

Best gigabit modems of 2024 compared
Best gigabit modems of 2024 compared
Camryn Smith

The 8 best gigabit modems compared When you partner a good gigabit modem with one of our picks for the best high-speed internet providers, you can significantly boost your internet speed. A gigabit modem is a type of router that uses new technology to increase your internet speeds somewhere between 1-10 gigabits per second. If […]

The best modems & routers for Viasat in 2024
The best modems & routers for Viasat in 2024
Allconnect

Looking into Viasat internet? We compile a list of the top Modems and Routers you can use.

Breakdown of the best VPNs of 2024
Breakdown of the best VPNs of 2024
Camryn Smith

Looking for a way to access the internet more securely? A Virtual Private Network may be the solution for you.