Category: Internet

Best Internet Service Providers | 2020 ISP Guide

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Internet access has become an important staple in the American household. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 90% of all homes have a high-speed internet connection.

As high-speed internet continues to gain popularity, internet service providers (ISPs) themselves are struggling to keep customers happy. In a recent survey by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), internet providers as a whole had a customer satisfaction score of 62 out of 100. ACSI reported that while some companies improved each year, “service is largely considered to be slow and unreliable, and competition is limited in many areas.”

Some

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Comcast’s big plans for 2020 include Wi-Fi 6 Xfinity routers

Comcast’s new xFi Advanced Gateway supports Wi-Fi 6, and is available to all subscribers with speeds 300 Mbps and up at no additional charge.


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This story is part of CES 2020, our complete coverage of the showroom floor and the hottest new tech gadgets around.


Comcast Xfinity internet subscribers are going to have the option of upgrading to Wi-Fi 6 this year by way of the company’s newly announced xFi Advanced Gateway, which makes it debut at CES 2020. Swap it in for your existing modem and router, and you’ll have a home network that’s equipped

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Best Internet Deals for August 2020: AT&T, Spectrum, & More

Because the internet is increasingly intertwined with everything we do today, fast and stable internet is less a luxury and more of a need for many. Many people rely on the web for work, learning, and communicating with distant loved ones. You also need high-speed internet for data-hungry activities such as online gaming and the streaming of movies, live sports, and TV shows.

Thankfully, the ubiquity of high-speed internet means that you can get the bandwidth you need for cheaper prices than ever before. As fiber-optic networks roll out across the country, gigabit internet is also more accessible. So

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FCC approves Amazon’s internet-from-space Kuiper constellation of 3,236 satellites

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Amazon’s plans for its ambitious Kuiper constellation, which entails sending 3,236 satellites into orbit to beam internet coverage down to Earth. The decision is a crucial regulatory step that paves the way for Amazon to start launching the satellites when they’re ready.

The company plans to send the satellites to three different altitudes, and it claims it needs just 578 satellites in orbit to begin service, according to an FCC document announcing the approval. Amazon said it will invest “more than $10 billion” in Project Kuiper in a blog post.

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High Speed Internet Service from Xfinity by Comcast

* Restrictions apply. Not available in all areas. Xfinity xFi is available to Xfinity Internet service customers with a compatible Xfinity Gateway. Limited to home WiFi network. Does not apply to Xfinity WiFi hotspots. Xfinity WiFi hotspots included with Performance Internet and above. Limited access available to Performance Starter through 40 1 hour passes every 30 days. Available in select areas. Requires WiFi-enabled mobile device. Hotspots available in select locations only. Best Internet provider based on download speeds measured by 60 million tests taken by consumers at Speedtest.net. Actual speeds vary and are not guaranteed.  For factors affecting speed visit
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