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UPS Will Pack and Return Your Old Internet Router for You

If you’re switching internet service providers, upgrading to new equipment, or have any other reason to ship back your ISP-provided modem and router, then most of the biggest ISPs will let you drop it off at UPS without even boxing it up. Here are the ones that do, the ones that don’t, and where to […]

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How to Make Sure You’re Getting the Internet Speeds You’re Paying For

It’s probably been a while since you signed up for internet service, but you should have an idea of how fast your plan is. If not, give your ISP a call. Write down your plan’s maximum download and upload speeds. You can then use these speed-testing websites to see just your wifi’s actual performance stacks up […]

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Should I Ditch My ISP and Just Share My Phone’s Data Connection?

Nobody likes paying a ton of money for internet service (especially if you’re spending a small fortune each month for crappy speeds, like a spotty DSL connection). And while a crafty idea might pop into your head from time to time about how you can reduce or eliminate your monthly fee—including asking your neighbor to…Read […]

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Why You Should Regularly Check Your Internet Speeds

Little is sexier than telling a friend or loved one, “Hey, can you give me a minute? I have to finish testing my download speeds, then we can head out to the party.” But if you aren’t checking your Internet speeds on a weekly basis, you might not know when there’s a problem. You aren’t […]

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Cordcutting Hits an All-Time High as Cable TV Reaches New Lows in Popularity

According to pretty much everyone, we’re in the “golden age” of television. But new data shows a huge jump in people who are ready to ditch cable as well as disastrous satisfaction ratings for the industry. Despite investing $300 million in fixing its customer service problems, Comcast managed to sink another six…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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