Can 5G Keep Up With 2 Gig Internet? How To Make the Smart Choice

You see the marketing: Faster, better internet is coming! Make the move to fiber with multi-gig speeds! Forget fiber and use 5G wireless! So, how can you decide? What’s the truth? Let’s step back and have a look at what both 5G and fiber have to offer right now.

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You’re Using AI More Than You Think. Here’s Why You Need Fiber Internet

Artificial intelligence isn’t just the stuff of sci-fi movies. Every day, your smart devices use AI to uncover and understand your needs, helping to make your life more convenient.How AI works The Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) often work in tandem. The IoT in your life

Is Your Router Ready for the Holidays?

This year, when you’re planning for the holidays, put food, drink, decor and Wi-Fi on your checklist. Chances are everybody is showing up with their devices and they’ll want to use your internet connection. Not only that, there's bound to be gaming and streaming time in the name of

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Why Doesn’t Fiber Get Jammed at Rush Hour?

There are a lot of great reasons for choosing fiber optic internet. Number one is speed, of course. And if you get frustrated when your DSL or copper internet slows at certain times of the day, here’s how fiber can beat that problem, too.What’s internet rush hour?Rush hour doesn’t

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Make Online Learning Fun With These Tools

Right now you probably have digital learning going on every day in your house. Your children’s teachers and schools are going above and beyond, but families still have a lot of non-school hours at home to fill.There are lots of resources online for independent learning. Kids of all ages

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

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The Difference Between Upload and Download Speeds: Why It Matters

When you’re online, you do two things: send data and receive data. Sending is called uploading, and receiving is called downloading. So when you shop for an internet service provider, the speed you’re buying is the rate at which you will be able to perform the tasks you want

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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

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

To Cut the Cord or Not Cut the Cord?

That is the question on a lot of Americans' minds these days—especially now that most media companies are launching their own streaming service. Most recently, Apple and Disney have both added theirs to the ever-growing list, and there are a whole host of others that are set to launch