Posts Categorized: Speed

Common connectivity issues that might be preventing your streaming devices from working properly.

Router and wifi

We’ve all been there. You’re settling in with your bowl of popcorn for a family movie night when disaster strikes. Your streaming device is somehow stuck in limbo, unable to connect to and deliver the movie and you’re left without a backup plan. Streaming devices give you control over just about any entertainment you might want with the click of a button, but there’s nothing worse than realizing that ease of access is unattainable due… Read more »

Gigabit Internet:
What is it? Do I need it?

Some of you may be familiar with the term Broadband or Bandwidth Envy; it’s simply anxiety caused by not having the fastest Internet speed available.  (It’s like the feeling you get when you realize that Apple has released a newer iPhone than the one you just bought.) Anyway, the current buzz in Internet speed is Gigabit Internet service.  Gigabit Internet service transmits data up to 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) — or 1,000 megabits per… Read more »

How to Get the Most Accurate Results from Speed Tests

Speed tests are a great way to ensure you are getting the right amount of bandwidth through your connection. However, many experts have found that speed tests are too often inaccurate. According to Lifewire, these inaccuracies are usually caused by an overlooked detail, like a poorly placed router or a full browser cache. These tips can help you catch all the little details that might throw off your test so that you can get more… Read more »