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  1. Are You Overpaying for Internet?

    Are You Overpaying for Internet? Deciding how much to pay for Internet service can be tricky. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) charge varied amounts for similar Internet packages, making it difficult…

  2. Picking the Cheapest Internet Package from XFINITY

    XFINITY® offers a wide range of services — including TV, Internet, and Voice. With so many options on the market, and several different bundle packages available, it can be difficult…

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  3. 7 Reasons XFINITY Is So Slow

    Will Ferrell once tweeted, “Before you marry a person you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are.” Jokes aside, few things…

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  4. Are New Yorkers Getting the Internet They’re Paying For?

    On October 23, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent letters to Verizon, Time Warner Cable, and Cablevision Systems Corp as part of an investigation into whether these companies are…

  5. One Community’s DIY Broadband Network

    Typically, residents of communities without broadband access can look to one of two options for improving their Internet speed: private Internet Service Providers (ISPs) or a municipal network. However, the…

  6. Broadband Opportunity Council: Here’s How to Spread Broadband Access

    In April, we wrote about the formation of the Broadband Opportunity Council, a new federal government organization designed to promote the spread of broadband access. Co-chaired by the secretaries of…

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  7. Survey Results: What Would You Give up for the Internet?

    The HighSpeedInternet.com team recently surveyed 5,000 Americans via Google Consumer Surveys and asked people whether they would rather give up Internet or other valued items (such as sex, coffee, alcohol, family, or…

  8. Colorado Communities Overturn State Law Restricting Municipal Broadband Networks

    Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) angered a number of states by pre-empting their laws restricting or prohibiting local governments from creating municipal broadband networks. In all, 19…

  9. Federal Bill Could Lower Fiber Infrastructure Cost

    On October 22, two members of the House of Representatives introduced the Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2015. Chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, Greg Walden (R-Ore.), and the…

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