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

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.

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

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.

Internet terms defined
Internet terms defined
Ari Howard

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

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.

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.

The best VPNs of 2022, for your security
The best VPNs of 2022, for your security
Ari Howard

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