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

The 3 best Wi-Fi extenders of 2022
The 3 best Wi-Fi extenders of 2022
Ari Howard

We did the research for you and broke down the top three Wi-Fi extenders by price, quality and overall value.

The 5 Best Modem/Router Combos 2022
The 5 Best Modem/Router Combos 2022
Ari Howard

Wondering which modem/router combo you should get? We did the research and came up with the five best available options.

Learning loss and the digital divide: Summer resources for all students
Learning loss and the digital divide: Summer resources for all students
Ari Howard

The average student will be 10 months behind in the math curriculum by the end of this school year. Here's how your child can catch up on schoolwork this summer, regardless of internet access.

The 5 best cable modems of 2022
The 5 best cable modems of 2022
Ari Howard

We did the research so that you can get the best internet connection possible with your new modem. Check out our guide to the best cable modems of 2021

What is a smart grid?
What is a smart grid?
Ari Howard

The smart grid will change the way we power our lives.

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.

The best connected college towns in 2021
The best connected college towns in 2021
Ari Howard

Don't leave internet access out of your decision-making process when choosing which college to attend.

Allconnect’s broadband news updates
Allconnect’s broadband news updates
Ari Howard

A brief rundown of some of the most important stories, updated bi-weekly.

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

In a time where connectivity is increasingly vital, millions of Americans still cannot access the internet.

Fiber vs. cable: What’s the difference?
Fiber vs. cable: What’s the difference?
Ari Howard

Everything you need to know about fiber and cable internet.

5 tips for reducing your internet bill
5 tips for reducing your internet bill
Ari Howard

Insights any family can use to shave costs.