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Ari Howard

Ari Howard

Associate Writer, Broadband & Wireless Content

Ari is an Associate Writer for the Allconnect team. She primarily writes about broadband news and studies, particularly relating to internet access, digital safety, broadband-related technology and the digital divide. In addition to writing news-related stories, Ari also offers insight into what to look for when choosing an internet provider, what to ask, how to lower your internet bill, what equipment to buy and more. The goal of Ari's articles is to simplify the internet purchasing process and to provide insight into where the broadband industry is heading.

What I've written

Everything you need to know about internet speeds
Everything you need to know about internet speeds
Ari Howard

With our consumers' guide to internet speeds, you'll learn everything you need to know to get your household up and running with the speed you need.

Best internet providers for gaming
Best internet providers for gaming
Ari Howard

Find out which internet provider and speed plan best suits your internet needs for the cheapest price.

Internet terms defined
Internet terms defined
Ari Howard

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

Is your ISP tracking your personal data?
Is your ISP tracking your personal data?
Ari Howard

ISPs can track all of your online activity and use your data for profit.

Is broadband access a public health issue?
Is broadband access a public health issue?
Ari Howard

Unknown to many, universal digital literacy is one of the most important preventative healthcare steps our society can take.

What is a Comcast lift zone?
What is a Comcast lift zone?
Ari Howard

Comcast has pledged to open over 1,000 locations by the end of 2021 that provide free Wi-Fi access to students and other community members.

T-Mobile now offers fiber internet service in Manhattan
T-Mobile now offers fiber internet service in Manhattan
Ari Howard

T-Mobile is offering internet speeds up to 940 Mbps for just $60/mo. in Manhattan as a trial run for future fiber optic investment.

Is the internet a hidden driver of climate change?
Is the internet a hidden driver of climate change?
Ari Howard

Streaming one hour of Netflix a week for a year consumes more energy than the yearly output of two new refrigerators.

Do ISPs limit how you can use the EBB program?
Do ISPs limit how you can use the EBB program?
Ari Howard

ISPs are receiving backlash for limiting which internet plans customers can apply their $50/mo. discount to.

Use the internet to keep your family and home safe
Use 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

Top tech deals this Amazon Prime Day 2021
Top tech deals this Amazon Prime Day 2021
Ari Howard

It's that time again! Check out our favorite bargains for this year.