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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.

How to change your IP address
How to change your IP address
Camryn Smith

There are several ways to change your IP address, like by switching networks or resetting your equipment. Learn how to change your IP address and why you’d want to.

Router login: How to sign in and access your settings
Router login: How to sign in and access your settings
Camryn Smith

When you log in to your router, you gain access to network security controls, router login information and generic Wi-Fi settings.

23 million Americans will lose free internet today
23 million Americans will lose free internet today
Robin Layton

Federal subsidy plan ended in April, leaving households with an extra bill or no internet.

How to get free and discounted internet
How to get free and discounted internet
Joe Supan

Some ISPs offer low-cost internet programs that can get eligible customers free internet. There are also other government and non-profit programs to aid in your monthly internet cost as well.

Best routers for Frontier Internet
Best routers for Frontier Internet
Camryn Smith

We take away the guesswork and show you which Frontier router will work for your needs.

A cord cutter’s guide to streaming with a data cap
A cord cutter’s guide to streaming with a data cap
Camryn Smith

Cutting the cord doesn’t always mean no strings attached. Learn how to manage data usage when streaming is your primary source of entertainment.

How to set up your Amazon Alexa devices
How to set up your Amazon Alexa devices
Virginia Brown

And other things you need to know about your smart home tools.

FCC brings back net neutrality
FCC brings back net neutrality
Camryn Smith

The FCC reinstated net neutrality policies in a 3-2 vote, allowing the Commission to provide oversight over ISPs.

How to boost your satellite internet signal in 7 easy steps
How to boost your satellite internet signal in 7 easy steps
Lisa Iscrupe

Satellite internet can be a great solution for getting internet in rural areas. But if your signal is slowing you down, we may have the solution for you.