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Router login: How to sign in and access your settings
Router login: How to sign in and access your settings
Taylor Gadsden

When you log in to your router, you gain access to network security controls, router login information and generic Wi-Fi settings.

Federal programs provide millions for rural internet access
Federal programs provide millions for rural internet access
Camryn Smith

Rural areas have less internet access than suburban and urban communities, but federal programs are providing millions for rural internet expansion.

The best Spectrum-compatible routers for 2023
The best Spectrum-compatible routers for 2023
Camryn Smith

There are benefits to choosing your own equipment instead of renting from your provider. Learn which router or gateway may be right for your Spectrum internet plan.

The best CenturyLink modems and routers of 2023
The best CenturyLink modems and routers of 2023
Camryn Smith

If you want to save money and optimize your CenturyLink internet speeds, then consider buying your own modem and router.

The best long-range Wi-Fi routers of 2023
The best long-range Wi-Fi routers of 2023
Camryn Smith

Whether you have a large home or like to game heavily, you may need a router that offers more coverage. We've picked out some of the best long-range routers at a variety of price points and speeds.

The five best wireless routers of 2023
The five best wireless routers of 2023
Camryn Smith

Owning your own router is an investment that usually pays off within a year. We researched all the latest models to find our favorites.

Best affordable Wi-Fi routers 2023
Best affordable Wi-Fi routers 2023
Erin Gobler

There are plenty of great router options under $100 that fit budgeting, gaming, speed and larger home needs.

ISPs to increase prices before the end of the year
ISPs to increase prices before the end of the year
Camryn Smith

If you’re a Comcast or Spectrum subscriber, you can soon expect your bill to increase if it hasn’t already. Comcast will raise its broadcast TV and regional sports network fees — costs that are already considered “hidden fees.” In total, these various fees can add nearly $40/mo. to your bill, so it’s smart to keep […]

503 service unavailable error: What it is and how to fix it
503 service unavailable error: What it is and how to fix it
Allconnect

An HTTP 503 error is likely due to issues coming from the server, which means you are not at fault. However, there are a few simple steps you can take to troubleshoot and fix the problem.

States eligible for millions to improve internet
States eligible for millions to improve internet
Camryn Smith

The Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment Program (BEAD) provides $42.45 billion in state broadband grants.

403 Forbidden error: What it is and how to fix it
403 Forbidden error: What it is and how to fix it
Alex Sheehan

Fixing a 403 permission-denied message is easier than you might think. Discover some solutions, learn what a 403 error is and what causes it.

Spectrum tops the list as the fastest ISP in 2022’s Q3
Spectrum tops the list as the fastest ISP in 2022’s Q3
Robin Layton

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 […]

What is a good internet speed? It depends on your needs
What is a good internet speed? It depends on your needs
David Anders

Broadband internet is defined as 25 Mbps download speed, but what is considered a good internet speed is different for everyone.

Why is my internet so slow at night?
Why is my internet so slow at night?
Taylor Gadsden

The common culprit: Internet rush hour Unfortunately, the issue is a common one, especially for cable internet users who are sharing bandwidth with every cable internet subscriber on the network. Just as roads can get congested from a rapid influx of traffic, so can your network, and when that happens, speeds slow for everyone on […]

Mbps vs. MBps: Understanding the difference
Mbps vs. MBps: Understanding the difference
Samantha Cossick

Megabits per second measure how fast a connection is, and megabytes per second measure how fast a file can upload or download.

The 5 best routers for AT&T
The 5 best routers for AT&T
Camryn Smith

We've picked out the best routers for AT&T internet plans.

How 5G home internet is expanding
How 5G home internet is expanding
Hedy Phillips

Four of the major players in the internet space — T-Mobile, Verizon, Starry and Ultra — launched 5G home internet plans and continue to expand their reach to new homes every day. T-Mobile 5G Home Internet T-Mobile’s 5G Home Internet is $50/mo. No data caps No contracts Gateway device provided Download speeds up to 182 […]

What’s the difference between bandwidth and latency?
What’s the difference between bandwidth and latency?
Samantha Cossick

Your internet is slow, but you don’t know why. Could bandwidth and latency be a factor? Learn more about these tech terms!

Top ISP performance in 2022 Q3
Top ISP performance in 2022 Q3
Robin Layton

T-Mobile tops ISPs for most added broadband customers.

What is Xfinity Prepaid Internet?
What is Xfinity Prepaid Internet?
David Anders

Learn about this pay-as-you-go home internet service that requires no credit check, deposit or contract.

Cyber Monday broadband deals
Cyber Monday broadband deals
Camryn Smith

We found some of the best Amazon deals on routers, modems, Wi-Fi extenders and more.

How to change your IP address
How to change your IP address
Alex Sheehan

Learn how to change your IP address and why you’d want to.

The 5 best routers for Optimum
The 5 best routers for Optimum
Camryn Smith

Learn which third party router is right for your Optimum internet plan

Best routers for Frontier
Best routers for Frontier
Julian Dossett

We take away the guesswork and show you which Frontier router will work for your needs.

The best router for streaming on multiple devices
The best router for streaming on multiple devices
AJ Dellinger

Allconnect® is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. However, Allconnect is responsible for all content on this page. If your household loves to stream shows, movies and events, you’ll need a modem […]