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When the Internet Goes Down: What You Need to Know About the Internet Extender

In a nutshell, the Extender is a device that can be plugged into a cable to connect to an internet service provider.Once installed, it connects to a cable modem and connects to the internet.You can then use that internet connection to log into the Comcast or Verizon internet service.The FCC’s proposal is a good start, […]

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How the FCC will make sure you have access to all your favourite TV shows and movies online

In the past, we’ve covered how the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been working on how to make sure that consumers have a choice when it comes to accessing all of the shows and films that they want to watch online.But now that it’s been announced that the FCC is going to be overhauling how […]

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How to find out if your broadband provider is slowing down your internet

The US Federal Communications Commission has taken its case to the court over the impact of internet providers slowing down internet traffic.The Federal Trade Commission filed the complaint against AT&T in US District Court in New York on Thursday, and said that the broadband provider has violated the Federal Communications Act by failing to protect […]

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Comcast announces it will cut ties with DirecTV competitor after DirecViews breakup

Comcast announced Tuesday it will stop providing internet service to its DirecTv cable and satellite customers in the face of DirecVoyager’s impending exit from the market.Comcast announced that it will no longer provide Internet service to DirecVerizon customers, Comcast’s video and Internet service provider, following the announcement that the two companies will no more cooperate […]

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How to Get Your Free Internet on the Reliable Netflix or Hulu Streaming Platform

It’s no secret that Netflix and Hulu have been battling for customers lately.They’re both looking to make the transition from the traditional video-on-demand (VOD) model to their own streaming platforms.While it’s possible that the companies may be able to work something out on their own, it looks like Netflix and Amazon are looking to get […]

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Verizon Fios Internet: the best broadband for the home

Verizon Fias fiber optic broadband is rated at 85/100.It has a bandwidth of 1.6 terabytes per second (1,600 gigabytes) and offers 100 Mbps downstream and 5 Mbps upstream.It comes in a wide variety of models, including 2-wire, 3-wire and 4-wire.However, Verizon Fia internet is the cheapest of the bunch.The cheapest 4-Wire model costs $99.99, while […]

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The grande internet outage and the future of internet coverage

The grandiose idea that an internet service provider can take your privacy offline and sell it to advertisers is a dangerous one.The Federal Court has confirmed that that is a very real threat to privacy and the freedom of speech.A case that has been going on since 2010 has brought a flood of privacy concerns […]

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Verizon FiOS speeds are now at “super-fast” speeds

Verizon has released its latest wireless speeds data for the month of February.The new figures show Verizon Fios speeds are at “Super-fast.”In addition, Verizon Fiios wireless speeds have jumped from a peak of 4G data of 100Mbps to “Super” (the highest speed).Verizon Fioses wireless speeds also have increased from 10Mbps down to 6Mbps down.The carrier […]

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What to know about internet recovery mac and how it works

What exactly is internet recovery?Internet recovery is a protocol designed to allow for the recovery of internet usage and content after the internet has been shut down.It was first introduced in December 2018 and is supported by the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).It works by using two devices: one a computer to restore […]

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How to Find a Great Internet Router in 2017

A new year has brought new challenges for consumers, but not the least of which is the rise of smartphones.The internet of things, as it’s known, is set to change the way we live our lives.With its smart devices, connected appliances and connected homes, it will inevitably affect how we shop, work, and even play.That’s […]

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