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Internet Throttling: What It Is, Why It Happens and How to Avoid It
How to tell if your internet is likely being throttled by your ISP: Try running an internet speed test. Confirm whether your speed matches what you’re paying for. Then check your service agreement – if your ISP imposes data caps, throttling is a possibility.
3 Ways to Get Internet During a Power Outage
Power outages happen for four main reasons
3 Easy ways to Improve Your Smart Home Device Security
But most smart homes are backed by a Wi-Fi connection, which opens the door to security breaches. Studies show that about 41% of smart homes have at least one device that’s vulnerable to cyber attacks. Luckily, Kevin Boudreau, Senior Consultant for Product Management at Kinetic by Windstream, said, “The evolution of internet security is moving to a more preventative place where more features and systems are preventative in design.”
Kinetic and A Million Thanks Partner for the Second Year to Celebrate Military Appreciation Month
“When we talk to our neighbors in communities we serve about what’s important to them, they often tell us they want to see support for our military and veterans,” said Christy Drummond, director of local marketing for Kinetic. “Given that there are nearly 50 military bases and installations in our territory, this is not really surprising. We see every day the contributions these men and women make both to our country and to our local communities, and we are so pleased to partner again with an organization that gives us a chance to simply say thank you.”
Want to know how to optimize your internet for gaming? Here are 7 tips.
Some of the greatest frustrations for these connected gamers, whether they’re trying to compete with people in other places or whether they’re trying to spend time with them, are interruptions in connectivity and lags in games.