Tag: Internet

The best internet providers for 2021: Cable vs. DSL vs. satellite and more

High-speed internet service has become as crucial as electricity or water in today’s world. It’s the gateway for everything from education to news, datingdining and all manner of entertainment, including gaming, music and what we used to call “TV.” For most Americans, a reliable and high-speed internet connection is now a mandatory part of both work and family life.

Since so much of our lives is tied up in our ability to access the world wide web, internet speed is more important today than ever before. At 18.7 megabits per second, the US has the 10th highest

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100+ Coolest Internet Abbreviations of 2021 (+ Tweeting & Texting)

In the world of messengers and chat rooms, the use of Internet abbreviations is as natural as seeing another selfie maker at the street. Somehow these catchy shorthand words have grown into the whole new language used by millennials and Gen Zers.

Some people call it Internet slang since many abbreviations are mostly used in informal conversations of specific groups in social media networks. However, the typical slang of British English, American English, Australian English, and others are typically localized whereas Internet abbreviations are universal and used by any person who catches the gist of a chat.  

The likelihood

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High Speed Fiber-Optic Internet Services Provider

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Starlink’s Internet Anywhere Via SpaceX Satellite: $99/month

It’s the ultimate Covid product: fast, low-latency internet anywhere on the planet for just $99 per month, plus a $500 up-front payment to get the connection kit.

As long as you’re OK with occasional blackouts.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is just starting to kick off commercialization of its Starlink satellite-based internet service, and while it will initially be only available in northern U.S. and Canada, ultimately the up to tens of thousands of Starlink satellites will be able to deliver fast gap-free internet all over the world. The system has already been in testing but now the company is expanding

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Comcast to raise internet and TV prices nationwide next year

If you’re a Comcast TV and internet user, prepare for price hikes. The company is planning to increase the prices of a variety of services starting January 1st, 2021, according to Ars Technica and a document detailing the various price increases being shared on Reddit.

The increases include as much as $4.50 per month added to the “Broadcast TV” fee and up to $2 per month added to the Regional Sports Network (RSN) fee, which collectively would add as much as $78 per year.

In a statement to Ars Technica, a Comcast spokesperson confirmed the above fees, as

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