Chuck Tanowitz

About the author

Chuck is a writer, journalist and communications expert focused on innovation and emerging technology, but his most important job is as a dad. He received his master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University.

How and Why to Conduct an Internet Speed Test

Now that you’re working from home, how is your bandwidth working for you? Your home internet service has become more important than ever recently. Back at the office, internet service was probably optimized to handle the needs of multiple users and simultaneous use of online applications, VoIP phones and

The Wonders of Gigabit Speed: How Will it Change My Life?

Everybody asks this question. How much speed do I really need? And it really does come down to doing the math. We have some formulas to help figure out if 1G is the speed your family needs to survive and thrive online.First of all, who needs Gigabit service? Gigabit

Is your data safe_v4.jpg.jpeg

Is Your Data Safe When You Work From Home? 5 Tips to Consider

We’re in a new world of work.Suddenly, our homes—our familiar homes--are our unrecognizable workplaces.This new arrangement opens up security concerns we’ve never thought about, from social interaction and management to information security.Securing corporate information and data itself is a huge job. So big, in fact, that an entire industry

what is a VOIP phone

What is VoIP Phone?

Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP for short, is a simple idea with a complicated name: A VoIP phone functions just like any other, but instead of transmitting your voice over copper telephone wires, it uses the internet.How does VoIP work?For users, VoIP phones function just like traditional phones.

Technicians with multicolored network cables

Choosing an Internet Speed That Works for You and Your Budget

What's a good internet speed? The answer depends on how you and your family use the internet. Find out how you can choose the right speed.