Earthlink DSL – Review

Pros: Self-installation kit; free antivirus and firewall protection; easy-to-use software interface.Earthlink

Cons: EarthLink doesn’t offer its DSL service directly, so you must connect through your local phone company.

Bottom Line: EarthLink DSL service is perfect for the home user who wants reasonably priced broadband, and easy installation – as long as they’re not afraid of a 12-month commitment. [Read more…]

CenturyLink DSL Review

CenturyLink’s appeal lies primarily in its speeds, which are much faster than most other DSL internet companies, and should be enough to satisfy heavy internet users.

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PROS: CenturyLink provides a variety of connection speeds and at much higher speeds than standard DSL.  It also includes Norton internet security.

CONS:  If you’re looking for an inexpensive option, CenturyLink does not provide cable internet, only DSL and fiber.

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Hughes Launches Consumer Satellite Internet Service in Brazil

HughesNet® High-Speed Satellite Internet Service Reaches 85 percent of Population in South America’s Largest CounHughes-Net-Logotry

Jun 29, 2016, 10:00 ET from Hughes Network Systems, LLC

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), an EchoStar company and the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the launch of HughesNet® high-speed satellite Internet service in Brazil, the company’s first international deployment of its award-winning consumer service outside of North America, beginning on July 1. [Read more…]

AT&T DSL Review

ATT’s DSL Internet is still a great deal for folks looking for a reliable company that allows flexibility and so many choices to bundle their TV, phone, and Internet services together.  AT&T deals online are now better than ever, and although there are so many choices today DSL can still bring the greatest value.

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Verizon DSL Review

Verizon FiosVerizon Wireless offers some of the fastest, and most inclusive Internet Services available online.  However, with all the bells and whistles they still have one of the best low-cost solutions for DSL.  Starting at $19.99/month, Verizon has packages that are sure to fit your needs – from basic service to platinum top-shelf.   Here, we’re reviewing FIOS DSL, and DSL is still the greatest value for home Internet Service.

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Sprint Corporation’s (NYSE:S) Debt Load Hits Over Twofold Its Market Value

Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) moved up 2.3% in early session on Friday as it announced that it is pleased to collaborate with Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada in Las Vegas to provide a VIP NASCAR experience to above 20 children with severe health conditions. The children’s will get full access to the Sprint suite for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice and the Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Greg Post, President-Mountain Southwest Region at Sprint commented that they hope that all of these children and their family members will enjoy a great VIP experience at the NASCAR races in Las Vegas. The firm is proud and pleased to give Make-a-Wish this opportunity and to fulfill dreams of many children.
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FCC and Net Neutrality – Destroying the Dynamic Internet

Before another court challenge, a slew of experts explain why the FCC’s net neutrality rules won’t work.

In August of 2015, a diverse collection of engineers, economists, civil rights organizations, manufacturers, businesses and legal scholars filed briefs with the Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals arguing why the Internet should not be subject to the Federal Communications Commission’s new open Internet rules – regulations copy-pasted from the telephone network of the 1930s. The briefs highlighted several arguments against the FCC’s decision, including the negative impact on the future of health care and education, First Amendment violations and how the new rules harm digitally underserved and unserved communities. All told, a broad cross section of Americans told the court that the unelected agency’s misguided decision will diminish America’s world-class Internet, unless it’s overturned. [Read more…]

Fight back against your ISP: Stop paying bogus modem rental fees

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Cable and satellite TV providers charge you as much as a monthly Netflix subscription or even more to rent a cable box that allows you to use their services. You’ll likely end up paying hundreds of dollars for this box over the course of your contract.

Of course, pay TV companies are also Internet service providers, and they double up and pull the same move with your modem. Same as cable boxes, you can fight back against these bogus charges by purchasing your own hardware.
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Netgear offers mobile broadband service with routers

Netgear is starting to sell 4G mobile broadband along with its mobile hotspot devices. Unveiled at CES in Las Vegas, the Netgear Around Town Mobile Internet offer is available initially in the US on the Sprint network. The AirCard  hotspot allows users to connect up to ten devices to the 802.11n Wi-Fi network. It will sell for USD 199.99 including 1 GB of data that doesn’t expire. Users can add more data at a cost of USD 25 per GB, with no contract required. The device can be extended with MIMO antennas and Gigabit Ethernet with the optional Boosting Cradle for USD 69.99. Both devices are for sale on Amazon. [Read more…]

CES 2015: TV makers, service providers focus on growing online viewership

ces 2015 4k tvCES 2015 (Las Vegas) – TV makers are now catering to online viewers with 4k display TVs.

People are watching TV, but less and less each year.  The dramatic shift toward online and mobile viewing is driving television set makers to design as much for streaming video as for watching broadcast or cable channels. [Read more…]