Katherine Goldman

About the author

Katherine is the author of four books about working mothers. She combines her writing life with an advertising career and is the winner of several marketing awards. A determined info hound, she pays close attention to all the media around her, connects at least 10 devices to her home wi-fi, downloads a few new albums a week, has a full watch list, and checks Instagram constantly to see what her two kids are up to.

Digging in yard to install fiber

Does a Crew Have To Dig in My Yard To Install Fiber?

Not every fiber installation means digging in your yard. There are two different ways that fiber service is wired to your home: underground and aerial. Depending on where you live and how the provider is bringing fiber directly to your home determines the type of installation you'll have.Let’s look

Fiber-Optic internet for your home

When is Fiber Coming to My Neighborhood?

From more bandwidth to smoother video calls to higher speeds supporting multiple devices in the home, you’ve heard that fiber can make a big difference in the way you experience the internet.Trouble is, it’s not in your neighborhood yet, and you aren’t sure when it’s coming.So how do you

Install fiber-optic in home

What Do I Need to Install Fiber-Optic Internet in My House?

Once you’ve made the decision to connect your services—from internet to TV to phone—via fiber-optic, you’ve done the hard work. Now it’s time to think about the installation. Here’s your guide on getting ready for your install. And having it done professionally by your provider is recommended. It’s much

Weather effects on fiber internet

How Will My Fiber Internet Perform in a Storm?

Of all the reasons you choose fiber—speed, using multiple devices at once, closely matching upload and download speeds—don’t overlook its reliability in storms. When your weather service is telling you that the big snowfall or a hurricane is on its way, with fiber you have a lot of built-in

Telecom bill

Decoding Your Telecom Bill

Here comes that cable, phone and internet bill again. Another month of seeing a mix of numbers and names adding up to charges that make no sense. It’s confusing. It’s messy. It’s aggravating.You talk to your neighbor, and she seems to be paying a lot less than you are.

Actors Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant

HBO’s The Undoing Delivers Big Screen Talent and a Thrilling Story

Missing that automatic click to HBO when you want to settle in for a binge watch of Nicole Kidman? She’s back. HBO debuts their latest limited series starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. “The Undoing” debuts October 25th at 9 pm. This can be just what you’re looking for

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What Are Data Caps All About?

Every time you go on the internet, you are using and moving megabytes of data. Whether uploads or downloads, you constantly send data to and from your devices. From streaming video to sharing photos to posting on social media to searching for a new book to read, every activity

5 Reasons You Want Fiber Internet Service Right Now

You might be reading this because you’re one of the lucky ones who can choose whether to have fiber or traditional cable internet service. That doesn’t happen in every neighborhood.In your neighborhood, you’re probably hearing that fiber is the way of the future. It solves your issues with internet

Can Somebody Tell Me What Mbps Means?

For your internet speed, this is like miles per hour.Your internet service provider offers speeds in megabits per second, which is abbreviated as Mbps. The speeds are the rate at which data travels between your home’s internet connection and your computer. You’ll experience these speeds in downloads and uploads.One

Understanding Your VPN

When you first start working from home, this phrase just might throw you: “You need to VPN in.”Let’s unravel that mystery right away.VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. This is your employer’s way of adding a level of security and privacy when you’re sending and receiving all kinds of