dual-band wifi routers

Understanding dual-band WiFi routers

The latest WiFi routers are faster and more versatile than ever, offering many powerful new features. One important feature makes it possible for the router to send data over two different radio frequencies or “bands”: the 2.4 GHz band and the 5 GHz band. Routers that use both bands are called dual-band WiFi routers. To […]

Home Netwrok

Modem? Router? Gateway? Making sense of your home networking equipment

Most of the time, you don’t need to know anything about how the water gets into your home—you just turn on the tap. And you don’t need to be an electrician to use your refrigerator; you just plug it in and you’re all set. With your home Internet service, it should be the same way. […]

Make sure your router is up to date!

Having WiFi Problems? It might be time for a new router!

If you’re like most people, you connect to the Internet at home using a WiFi connection. Since most of your devices—whether they’re smartphones, tablets, or laptops—are designed to be used wirelessly, the only way to get online with them is by connecting them to the device that provides the WiFi signal in your home. This […]

Mesh Wifi

WiFi boosters, repeaters, extenders & Mesh WiFi: What’s the difference?

With more and more connected devices and constant online activity in our homes, we all want to get the fastest, most reliable WiFi possible. Unfortunately, in some homes, especially larger ones or those that use certain building materials, some spots can be hard to reach. When you try to connect your laptop or other devices […]

How to Check Your Internet Speeds Using a Speed Test

Do you feel like you’re not getting the speeds you are paying for from your Internet Provider?  To see how your bandwidth is performing in real-time, you can run a simple test that will measure the download speed, upload speed, ping time, and jitter of your internet connection. How does a speed test work? A […]

internet speed

Why am I not getting my full internet speed?

It would be an understatement to say that the internet is an essential part of our lives. So, understandably, it is frustrating when our internet speeds seem slower than usual. Internet providers can’t always guarantee you are receiving the maximum speed of your plan.  Bandwidth speeds vary based on a large variety of circumstances. Your […]

Understanding Internet Connection Speeds

When you order your home Internet package from your service provider, you usually have several plans available to you. Speed is often the most important factor since a faster Internet connection will improve your overall online experience. The challenge is that the fastest Internet speeds are typically the most expensive. That’s why it’s essential to […]