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Joe Supan

Joe Supan

Senior Writer, Broadband Content

Joe Supan is the senior writer for Allconnect and MyMove. He has helped build the proprietary metrics used on Allconnect’s review pages, utilizing thousands of data points to help readers navigate these complex decisions. Joe has also led MyMove's and Allconnect’s coverage of broadband policy, the digital divide and privacy issues. He has been featured as a guest columnist on Broadband Breakfast, and his work has been referenced by the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, National Geographic, Yahoo! Finance and more.

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Congress continues to push for tougher internet laws
Congress continues to push for tougher internet laws
Joe Supan

US lawmakers continue to eye votes for legislation that would drastically change the business practices of America’s largest tech companies.

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.

A guide to internet resources for Native Americans
A guide to internet resources for Native Americans
Joe Supan

Government programs can provide up to $109.25/mo. off internet for households on Tribal lands, but many people don’t have access to internet at all.

How to get free and discounted internet
How to get free and discounted internet
Joe Supan

Several internet providers offer free internet plans, but they usually come with slow speeds or extremely low data caps.

How Gen Z’s internet habits have shaped the industry
How Gen Z’s internet habits have shaped the industry
Joe Supan

As the first generation that’s always had internet, Gen Z spends more time online than other generations, but is less likely to have broadband.

The best Black Friday deals on Amazon in 2021
The best Black Friday deals on Amazon in 2021
Joe Supan

We rounded up the best Black Friday deals on computers, TVs and internet equipment.

Verizon and Amazon team up on rural internet partnership
Verizon and Amazon team up on rural internet partnership
Joe Supan

Verizon will expand its fixed wireless coverage with the help of Amazon low Earth orbit satellite venture, Project Kuiper.

Where to donate and recycle used electronics
Where to donate and recycle used electronics
Joe Supan

Recycling or donating your old electronic devices is becoming easier. Here are your options (and how to do so securely).

Survey: Digital divide continues for low-income Americans
Survey: Digital divide continues for low-income Americans
Joe Supan

A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds significant differences in broadband and technology adoption by income level.

How to connect your TV to your Wi-Fi network
How to connect your TV to your Wi-Fi network
Joe Supan

To connect an older TV to the internet, you can use a dedicated streaming device, HDMI cable, Blu-ray player or gaming console.

How to connect your smartphone to your home Wi-Fi network
How to connect your smartphone to your home Wi-Fi network
Joe Supan

If you’re paying for internet, you should use it. Connecting to home Wi-Fi helps you conserve your phone’s data, and it’s usually a faster, more reliable connection.

Amazon says Elon Musk’s Starlink broke the rules
Amazon says Elon Musk’s Starlink broke the rules
Joe Supan

Amazon's Project Kuiper files FCC complaint against Starlink for its recent request to send 30,000 more satellites into space.

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

Elon Musk predict big things in Starlink’s future, and estimated that it could reach 500,000 subscribers by the end of the year.

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.