1. froggyboy604

    Do you think some people mainly use cheap laptops to only connect to public wifi networks, internet connections?

    It is possible that some people use cheap laptops to use only for connecting to publc wifi network connections, and public internet connections which they don't subscribe to or own because they don't trust the internet connection or wifi router at a public place is safe to connect their more...
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    Comcast Jacks up Price of Standalone Broadband to $75

    Comcast’s Performance tier, priced at $65 per month for much of this year, has slowly climbed toward $70 per month in many areas as the year rolled on. The folks at Stop the Cap notes that the tier, the cheapest standalone option Comcast offers that meets the FCC's 25 Mbps definition of...
  3. froggyboy604

    Will some US users have to wait minutes for a website to load now that Net Neutrality is Dead?

    Unfortunately, I feel ISP will intentionally slow down internet traffic to where the loading time for a basic website is many minutes, If the website is a competing website which the ISP don't own or have an unfavorable opinion on ISP, the website may take even longer to load. ISP may make a...
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    Iowa Telco Charges $80 Per Month to NOT Have a Landline

    Iowa telco Ogden Telephone Company has given its captive customers an ultimatum: either tack on a traditional phone line to their DSL service for $30 per month, or pay an $80 fee to the company. Users tell local Des Moines news outlet KCCI 8 they're unsurprisingly annoyed by the massive new...
  5. froggyboy604

    "worth it" to pay an extra $10-20 for unlimited bandwidth for Internet service?

    I think if you use the internet very much like you download a lot of games from Steam, PSN, Xbox Live, and stream a lot of HD video, the extra $10-20 a month can be worth it. But, sometimes you can sign up for faster internet plans by paying an extra $10 which are not unlimited, but come with...
  6. froggyboy604

    Are the modems and routers from internet service providers getting better?

    Yes, I find the modem and router combo device which my ISP rents to me as a free rental is good. It has dual-band wireless N signal with 2.4 GHz and 5GHz, 2 long wireless antennas, 4 port wired switch built-in, and it never disconnected on me when I was using it. Its wireless connection is...
  7. froggyboy604

    Did you have to pay for your modem/router from your internet service provider?

    My modem with a wireless and wired router built-into the case is a free rental from my internet service provider as part of my ISP subscription. But, I have to return it once I no longer subscribe to their service.
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    Comcast switches on the first public gigabit cable modem

    Comcast's gigabit internet access doesn't officially go live until sometime in 2016, but that isn't stopping the company from flicking the switch a little early. The cable giant recently activated what it says is the first public-facing DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem in the world -- a fortunate customer...