The latest space race is all about improving Internet access. Here’s what you should know.
Satellite internet isn’t very good, but SpaceX and Amazon are hoping to change that.
5G is a little better than before, but don’t rush to upgrade your phone just yet.
Is 5G finally starting to live up to the hype? In some cases, yes, but big changes are coming soon.
How Internet and TV providers get away with jacking up your bill
Service providers use their lock on neighborhoods — and a lack of rules — to take advantage of us. Here’s how to spot their tricks.
5 tricks to lower your Internet bill
You can threaten to drop service — or cut some non-essential parts of your bill — if switching isn’t a real option
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The government has a program to cut your Internet bill. Verizon was using it to force you onto a new data plan.
Help Desk: Readers tell our tech columnist about shenanigans signing up for the Emergency Broadband Benefit, which is supposed to knock $50 off monthly bills.
The government wants to pay your Internet bill for a few months. Here’s what you need to do.
A surprising number of Americans can get $50 each month from the new $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit. That includes tens of millions who lost work during the pandemic.
Gatekeepers: These tech firms control what’s allowed online
Moderating content isn’t just something Facebook, Google and Twitter do. There’s a whole “stack” of companies that run the Internet — and are under pressure to exert control.
Bad WiFi is slowing you down. Fix yours without spending a dime.
Our five-step guide will help you speed up your Internet connection and eliminate wireless dead zones while you’re stuck at home