Marcus East is T-Mobile’s Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer. (Photo from T-Mobile) As a nation, we celebrate Black History Month each February by “commemorating the central role of Black men and women in our shared history.” Dr. Martin Luther King’s “famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech remains relevant to this very day. In […]
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Robin Layton is an editor with Allconnect. She works closely with the content team writers to ensure consumers get a fair and balanced reporting of the state of broadband services to help them understand the process of purchasing an internet service provider that fits their online needs. Robin also writes breaking news from the internet world and how-to guides for navigating the digital divide.
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As you search for your next internet service provider, have you thought about which is the fastest? Recently that distinction went to Spectrum, available in 41 states and named the “fastest fixed broadband provider in 11 states during Q3 2022,” according to Speedtest® by Ookla®. Ookla recently shared its Q3 2022 report on fixed broadband […]
FCC: The goal is to make internet service transparent and easy for consumers to understand.
T-Mobile tops ISPs for most added broadband customers.
Federal program has distributed over $1.5B to connect Native American households to the internet.
Our team tested their addresses. See what we found.
Fusion plans combine satellite and wireless technologies.
Most of us know DISH Network for its satellite TV service, but DISH has joined the 5G and cellular tech field with Project Genesis. DISH’s Smart 5G™ network commercially known as Project Genesis, debuted in early 2022, with DISH Wireless service in Las Vegas. Eventually, the project will shift from beta into the launch of […]
A portable Wi-Fi hotspot is a secure way to connect to the internet on the go or in an emergency.
Why is this important? Speed has increased 18% YoY compared to 11% between 2020 and 2021. Most states have seen an increase over the last two years (excluding WV and NM). Wednesday and Thursday have the fastest speeds and mid-morning is the time to get the fastest speeds. The Northeast and Southern regions of the […]
In conjunction with the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, 24 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and Palau are getting millions of dollars in federal grants and loans for high-speed internet. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this week that the $759 million in loans and grants will come from the third funding round of the ReConnect Program. […]
If you’ve been considering switching to Verizon Home Internet, the company just upped the ante for signing up now. As of October 27, 2022, Verizon is offering new Verizon 5G Home, LTE Home and Fios Internet customers a price guarantee for 10 years. Basically, what you sign up to pay for now for a new […]
Satellites bring internet into your home through dishes and modems.
Families that meet income or government assistance requirements may qualify for discounted or low-cost internet.
Performing due diligence to confirm internet availability is a top priority when moving into a new rental property or purchasing a home.
Only 14 million of 48 million eligible households have signed up since May.
We help you decipher the difference between frequencies and how your ISP uses them.
20 states get grants, loans to provide service to rural areas, Tribal lands and schools.
Cities in Colorado, Georgia and Florida are in first launch.
There are various internet service providers in Canada, with plans to suit every household. Find the best one for your needs with this guide.
We're consuming more internet data than ever before. What's it all mean?
Life without internet access seems nearly unimaginable, but our day-to-day business would be in jeopardy if the internet went out.
Sets a future national goal of 1 Gbps/500 Mbps.
Improve your internet speed with some new equipment.
Comparing internet service providers through Allconnect can give you great insights into pricing, speeds, plans and general customer satisfaction reports. To round out that data, we also reached out to real users of the ISPs we reviewed to give you an idea of what day-to-day living is like using their internet plans. We talked to […]
20 internet service providers, including AT&T and Verizon Fios, partner with fed program.
Online communities, resources help keep LGBTQ+ youth connected.
Biden also filled an empty slot on the FCC commission with longtime consumer advocate Gigi Sohn.
FCC announces 4th round of broadband funding.
A host can now test and add their space's Wi-Fi speeds in the listing.
A recent report shows 18 million American households have access to the internet, but simply can’t afford to connect to it.
The ReConnect Program started accepting applications Nov. 24.
If you are looking for more from your internet service, Google wants to hear from you.
Fake social media ads ask you to pay for free federal program.
Nonprofit organizations and software companies create assistive technology and applications to make the internet easier to use for everyone.
The service is now available in parts of 57 cities across the U.S.
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