Many cord cutters would like a little more control over their network. Most internet providers force a device on you to be the gateway router for your home network. What if you want your router to control your network? Most commercial routers are fairly plug-and-play. All you need is a public facing internet address source [Continue Reading]
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An important consideration for anyone cutting the cord is having a stable connection to the internet on all your TVs and devices. People tend to utilize WiFi for most of their devices so making sure a home network has good Wifi coverage is crucial. Unfortunately, WiFi is subject to interference and can make it difficult [Continue Reading]
Many people assume it’s either impossible or too expensive get home internet service without a cable TV bundle. While that was true at one time, that isn’t the case anymore. Charter has realized that many consumers want an internet only plan so they can stream all of their TV online. To that end, Charter is offering [Continue Reading]
Verizon is now offering wireless based 5G Home internet service for your home. This isn’t a mobile offering, but an actual home internet service with speeds up to 940 Mbps with no monthly data caps. Furthermore, Current Verizon Wireless (mobile) customers can sign up for Verizon wireless home internet service for only $50 per month [Continue Reading]
While the picture above is the crowded Russian subway, it’s a great metaphor for what happens at the video providers servers during the season premiere of shows like “Game of Thrones” or “The Walking Dead” Whether you cut the cord or are still paying for cable TV, streaming video is a necessity for most home networks. [Continue Reading]
If you frequent this site, you know the numerous reasons why it’s better to watch TV without cable. If you have already cut the cord, it doesn’t make sense to rent your router from your provider when you can use your own. Why pay $10 bucks a month, when you can get a great wireless [Continue Reading]
Nearly everyone accessing the internet should be concerned about ensuring their router is secure. While securing WiFi is important, there are other router security concerns even if you have Wifi turned off on your router. The most chilling is how hackers are using home routers by enlisting them in botnet armies to launch botnet attacks [Continue Reading]
The biggest headache any cord cutter can face is buffering or poor quality video. The majority of these issues are typically called by poor quality Wifi in the house. Most folks get their router, plug it in, and expect it to work. However, there are a number of things to consider if you don’t want [Continue Reading]
Recently, I’ve had a number of people inquire about getting free internet access. This article is an attempt to supply some legitimate ways to have free internet in your home. Be aware, that this article intends to help people save money on internet access. Therefore, service won’t be robust enough to stream video. If you [Continue Reading]
The concept of Net Neutrality in America dates back to 1860 and the telegraph. Net Neutrality was a principle in place at the start of the internet. This principle was enforced by the FCC through the 1990’s until ISP lobbying weakened these principles in 2002 and killed them in 2005. In 2015 the FCC reclassified ISPs as Title [Continue Reading]