With all the industry buzz about home automation and the Internet of Things, it appears the nascent technology sector’s growth so far lies in industrial applications. Perceived cyber security risks and confusion about the technology have combined to hamper its consumer adoption rate over the past year. Apple may be poised to give the digital […]Read more...
Rio, West Virginia INTERNET
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Last year’s introduction of the Amazon Echo garnered some buzz in the consumer tech industry. Essentially a voice-activated, Internet-connected wireless speaker, the Echo tries to create its own niche as a net appliance suitable for your kitchen or bedroom. The increasing availability of voice-activated smart TVs lessens the need for the device in your home’s […]Read more...
The leading Internet video company, YouTube is testing a new product, called Accelerator, which hopes to improve the performance of their website. YouTube Accelerator recently began a testing period in the Philippines before a potential worldwide rollout with hopes of improving everyone’s streaming experience. When you are traveling outside of the friendly confines of your […]Read more...
As many municipalities wait to be chosen as a Google Fiber city or get AT&T’s GigaPower service, some are actually going into the ISP business themselves. We talked about Chattanooga’s public gigabit service a while back, and now a similar initiative is on the drawing board in San Francisco. Local governments increasingly feel fiber-optic Internet […]Read more...
As AT&T steps up the pace with its rollout of their GigaPower 1 Gbps Internet service across the country, another giant service provider — Comcast — is dipping their toes into this highest tier of consumer-level broadband. Atlanta is slated to be the first city for Comcast’s new “One Gig” service, with a catchy brand […]Read more...
Depending on the layout of your home and the location of your wireless router, you may encounter difficulty keeping a strong Internet signal throughout the residence. This problem becomes obvious when you are trying to stream video or other rich media content a significant distance from your router. Expect copious buffering and poor resolution in […]Read more...
We talked about mesh network routers previously at Bandwidth Place. At the time, examples of this nascent technology weren’t yet available for purchase. Now the Eero Internet router has hit the market, and early reviews are trending positive. In short, if you live in a large house or typically have a lot of devices connected […]Read more...
The mainstream introduction of 5G wireless service looks to be around two years away. Many of the top players in technology — both from a mobile device and networking equipment standpoint — are involved in research and testing of new 5G product designs. We’ve been talking about this latest tier in mobile communications for nearly […]Read more...
Over the past two years, we’ve documented how Flash has increasingly served as a conduit for nefarious cyber-criminals to hack into your computer, smartphone, or tablet device. Even with the growth of HTML5, and its superior technology and security, Flash still sees wide use among digital advertisers, online video purveyors, and older speed test providers. […]Read more...
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...
Speed test results show an average of 1.44 Mbps download and 0.76 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