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Fact or fiction: The real deal about 5G
Fact or fiction: The real deal about 5G
Lisa Iscrupe

Think you know 5G? Think again! We’re separating fact from fiction so you know what to expect from this emerging technology in 2020.

Harnessing the internet to keep your family and home safe
Harnessing the internet to keep your family and home safe
Ari Howard

The internet has become an essential tool for protection and security. Here's what you need to know about using the internet for safety.

DISH opens website for wireless 5G service
DISH opens website for wireless 5G service
Ari Howard

DISH is finally on its way to becoming the fourth major carrier

Signs you’ve been hacked and how to prevent hacking
Signs you’ve been hacked and how to prevent hacking
Taylor Gadsden

Would you know if your router was hacked? Check out some ways to know for sure and how you can secure your home network.

The 4 best routers for AT&T
The 4 best routers for AT&T
Allconnect

As you shop around for internet service, you might notice an unexpected expense for AT&T, which is the monthly rental charge for the modem/router combo that the service provides. The AT&T-approved modem/router (or gateway) comes with a $10/mo.* rental fee, or $120 per year. What’s more, the best modem for AT&T is the one supplied […]

Dual-band and tri-band routers explained
Dual-band and tri-band routers explained
Allconnect

Router types can be confusing, so we explain the difference between them to allow you to make an educated choice.

YouTube TV vs. Hulu + Live TV
YouTube TV vs. Hulu + Live TV
Erin Gobler

Considering cutting the cord and going with a live TV streaming service? Check out how these two giants measure up to each other.

The 4 best hardware firewalls for home Wi-Fi
The 4 best hardware firewalls for home Wi-Fi
Sean Jackson

We share our top picks for organizations, homes and overall customer satisfaction.

Best mobile hotspot for gaming
Best mobile hotspot for gaming
Sean Jackson

Having the right internet connection ensures an optimal online gaming experience. This guide highlights the best mobile hotspots for gaming devices, how they work and ways to enhance having one.  These devices represent the best hotspots for gaming available: Finding the best mobile hotspot for gaming has never been easier with our guide as a […]

Survey: The digital divide falls along racial, economic lines
Survey: The digital divide falls along racial, economic lines
Joe Supan

Allconnect’s survey of more than 1,200 adults found that race and income are the biggest factors that determine if you have a home internet connection.

Elon Musk says Starlink will cover the globe by August
Elon Musk says Starlink will cover the globe by August
Joe Supan

The entrepreneur predicted big things in Starlink’s future, and estimated that it could reach 500,000 subscribers by the end of the year.

The best router for streaming on multiple devices
The best router for streaming on multiple devices
Allconnect

You’re paying for fast internet so you can watch all of your favorite shows, movies and live streaming events whenever you want — in crystal-clear, high definition.  In order to make the most of your internet connection, you’re going to need a modem and router that is capable of making the most of what you […]

Guide to online safety: Phishing, scams and fraud prevention
Guide to online safety: Phishing, scams and fraud prevention
Ari Howard

Not entirely sure what the risks are online? We've created a complete guide for everything you need to know to about internet safety and how to avoid online scams.

Why Facebook is building a fiber network across Indiana
Why Facebook is building a fiber network across Indiana
Joe Supan

The social media giant needed a way to connect its data centers. As a result, some rural communities may finally get access to high-speed internet.

Internet terms defined
Internet terms defined
Ari Howard

Need a quick and simple definition of an internet-related term? We've got you covered.

From ARPANET to 5G: A brief history of the internet
From ARPANET to 5G: A brief history of the internet
Joe Supan

The internet as we know it was established in 1983, but its origins can be traced all the way back to the early 1800s.

The best modems & routers for Verizon Fios
The best modems & routers for Verizon Fios
Allconnect

Want to use your own equipment for your internet service? Here’s a list of compatible routers with Verizon Fios and High-Speed Internet.

Digital divide: Organizations that are helping bridge the gap
Digital divide: Organizations that are helping bridge the gap
Joe Supan

Nonprofits across the US are working to provide affordable internet connections and devices to marginalized communities around the country.