Posts by Erin Ellison

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How Much Data is Created and Used Every Day?

Short answer: a lot. And Big Tech is collecting more of it all day, every day. Those 3.5 million emails per second feel really real (especially when you’re coming back from a week off). But to take a deeper look at all these bytes and bits flowing, we broke down some fascinating numbers to help

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Which States Have the Best Internet Speed?

We’ve talked a lot about how to choose the right internet plan for you and how fast 100 Mbps really is. But what if we zoom out and look at the average internet speeds across the country? Other than the top cities for fiber internet, what states have the fastest — and slowest — average

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How is Fiber-Optic Internet Installed?

Summary: Fiber internet is on a lot of our minds — from how much it costs to install to finding out if it’s available near you, there’s a lot to unpack. We’ve got the answers to all your questions below. Or you can discover what’s available by calling 866-383-3080. Picture this: you’ve successfully chosen a

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How to Tell if Your Internet is Being Throttled

Summary: If you’re experiencing slower internet, your connection could be throttled. Known by many names (internet throttling, bandwidth throttling, speed throttling, and data throttling to name a few), some internet providers use it to limit what you can do online. We’ve got all the information on how to tell if your internet is being throttled,

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What Are Internet Cookies, and Are They a Security Risk?

Summary: In tech speak, cookies aren’t a delicious treat — they’re pieces of data that are stored by your browser to make your online experience easier. But they’re not new, so why Is seemingly every site asking about them? And are they a security risk? Find out the answers to all that and more. If