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Data Caps

The Lowdown on Data Caps

By Sean / January 26, 2024 /

What is a Data Cap? What is a data cap? Data caps are limits that internet providers place on data usage. That means you can only stream, game or download / upload so much data per month before your internet either stops, you get charged an overage fee, or your internet slows. They often tie…

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VoIP blog

VoIP

By Sean / January 26, 2024 /

Rural Cell Service is the Pits! It’s Time to Get VoIP If you live in a rural area, you’re familiar with dropped calls, no service areas, and bad connections. Rural areas have spotty cell service because they don’t have as many towers as urban areas or the current generation cell connectivity. Your cell service might…

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Download Speed

The Ins and Outs of Internet Upload and Download Speeds

By Sean / January 9, 2024 /

Internet communicates via data. Images are data, text files are data, and videos are lots and lots of data. In order to access this data, you need to upload and download it from your devices or from the cloud. Wanna do that without headache? Then you better choose an internet provider that offers fast download…

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Fiber homes Gadgets

Fiber-Enabled Smart Homes: The Coolest Connected Gadgets You Didn’t Even Know You Needed

By Sean / January 9, 2024 /

The Latest and Greatest Smart Home Gadgets  Smart Homes are the future. You can already control Wi-Fi-connected light switches, outlets, thermostats, cooking appliances, security systems, and more from your smartphone anywhere, anytime. However, connecting all of these appliances takes up a lot of bandwidth, which might make your internet slower if you’re using a cable…

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