Latest Posts

What you need to stream TV: A beginner’s guide
What you need to stream TV: A beginner’s guide
Joe Supan

Discover the essential tools and tips you need to start streaming TV. Learn about internet requirements, choosing the right devices and selecting streaming services to optimize your viewing experience!

Upload vs. download speed: What’s the difference?
Upload vs. download speed: What’s the difference?
Joe Supan

The main difference between download speeds and upload speeds is the direction in which the data is traveling and how fast its getting there. There is, however, a bigger difference between what a good upload and download speed is.

Prime Day internet tech deals 2024
Prime Day internet tech deals 2024
Camryn Smith

Prime Day 2024 is July 16 – 17.

Best mobile hotspots for gaming of 2024
Best mobile hotspots for gaming of 2024
Camryn Smith

If you’re an avid gamer, you need an internet connection that is fast, has low latency and is reliable enough to avoid network issues while you game at home or on the go. This guide highlights the best mobile hotspots for gaming devices, how they work, and ways to enhance your experience with one.  Best […]

The best cities in the U.S. for the fastest internet 
The best cities in the U.S. for the fastest internet 
Camryn Smith

Thinking about your next move? Our experts break down the five best cities to live in the U.S. for high-speed internet and broadband availability.

What is the digital divide?
What is the digital divide?
Ari Howard

The digital divide is the gap between individuals who have access to digital technology (phones, computers and the internet) and those who do not.

Report: 13 million more people used the internet in 2023 compared to 2021
Report: 13 million more people used the internet in 2023 compared to 2021
Robin Layton

The digital divide of who has access to and can afford internet is closing slowly in the U.S.  The latest Internet Use Survey by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) showed that 13 million more people used the internet in 2023 than in 2021.  The people most affected by internet affordability and availability grew […]

Survey: Fiber internet wins for best customer service
Survey: Fiber internet wins for best customer service
Robin Layton

Unsurprisingly, fast fiber connections are customers’ first choice for internet service. What’s interesting is that fiber providers are also customers’ choice for the best customer service experience. A new study by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) found that fiber internet service providers (ISPs) topped non-fiber ISPs 76 to 68 (out of 100) for customer […]

How much should I pay for internet?
How much should I pay for internet?
Joe Supan

How much is high-speed internet for the average customer? Here’s what you can expect to pay, how you can avoid overpaying and how you can cut monthly internet costs.

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.

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.