As Google Fiber slowly increases its footprint across the United States, one of the country’s major Internet providers is upping their game with the rollout of an alternate “One Gig” Internet service. AT&T’s GigaPower continues to expand to new markets, possibly hoping to beat the competition to the punch. One of Google’s hopes for Fiber […]Read more...
Ames, Iowa INTERNET
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In a move rich with symbolism as well as marking a shift in technology focus, Adobe recently renamed Flash Professional, their major development tool. They now call it Animate. Considering the bad publicity the obsolete Flash player continues to receive for being a resource hog and a proverbial welcome mat for cyber crime, this is a move […]Read more...
With more and more consumers streaming movies, playing online games, and taking part in other bandwidth intensive activities at home, additional demands are being placed on the venerable wireless router. Often there are multiple persons and devices simultaneously consuming data from your Internet service at your residence. Whatever the reason, learning how to boost wifi […]Read more...
After first being announced last year, the FCC and their chief, Tom Wheeler, finally approved the merger between telecommunications giant, AT&T, and satellite TV company, DirecTV late last month. This marriage essentially creates a home entertainment behemoth with AT&T’s phone, digital TV, and Internet business combined with DirecTV’s industry-leading satellite offering. If you are a […]Read more...
Streaming movies over the Internet continues to be a growing technology trend in the world of digital entertainment. MGO, or M-GO, is another Internet video on demand service offering a full range of recent movies and TV shows for your streaming pleasure. The service’s major industry competition includes the standard list of names: Netflix, Amazon […]Read more...
With Cupertino upping the video streaming competition with their new Apple TV and its tvOS operating system offering a platform for games and apps, Google naturally counters that action with an enhanced Chromecast. As more users take advantage of fast Internet speeds to watch TV shows and movies, the market for video streaming devices continues […]Read more...
On Monday January 18th The Today Show spent time covering a topic of importance to Internet users everywhere — optimizing the speed of your home Internet connection. In fact, Bandwidth Place was mentioned by reporter Jeff Rossen as a tool of choice for determining your Internet speed before taking steps to improve performance. He offered some helpful […]Read more...
One of the most intriguing product announcements during Apple’s recent iPhone 6 event covered the new Apple TV box and platform. With a new operating system, called tvOS, apps and games are now a big part of a system that formerly concentrated on video streaming. Apple’s move is aimed at attracting developers to port high-end […]Read more...
A recent technology breakthrough brings with it the promise of near gigabit speed Internet service over your current coaxial or phone line. The company behind this state of the art technology expects to make it available this year. Whether it actually arrives in consumers’ homes by 2017 remains to be seen, but current Internet providers, […]Read more...
If you’re shopping for Internet broadband service, either at a new residence or your current location, you might be feeling a bit daunted. Fortunately, you have nothing to fear. Getting online can be an easy process with nary a roadblock, and soon you’ll be streaming videos and playing online games like the rest of your […]Read more...
Speed test results show an average of 20.69 Mbps download and 16.58 Mbps upload speeds across all mobile, tablet, and desktop devices tested. Take a look at the charts below for an at-a-glance view of of speed test results by device.
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- Terms: 12 months
- 2 year TV price guarantee
- $480 ECF
- $99 Internet Installation Fee
- WiFi Router: Free
- Channels: 145+
- Premium Channels: HBO Showtime Starz Cinemax 3 months free
- Pricing: 2-year TV Guarantee - 1-year Internet
- Contract: 2 years TV - 1-year Internet
- Early Termination Fee: $480 for TV; o $180 for Internet
- Data Cap: Unlimited - combined bill required.
- Contract Term: 2 years
- Price Guarantee: 1 Year TV
- Plus Taxes
- Channels: 145+
- Channels: HBO Cinemax Showtime Starz for 3 months
- Equipment: Includes monthly fees for up to 4 rooms & DVR monthly fee
- Start up: $0 equipment $0 startup