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Rachel Oaks


Rachel has spent the past two years at writing articles that demystify hidden fees, DVRs, sound systems, and more. She makes door-to-door DISH and DIRECTV salespeople uncomfortable with her in-depth questions—but if that’s what it takes to get you the best TV experience, she’s happy to do it. In addition to writing for, Rachel’s work has been featured on,,, and

Why Is My Internet So Slow?

by | Jun 9, 2020 | Tools | 0 

If you feel like your internet is running slower than usual, it might be because you’re using it for more streaming and video calls than you used to. But you don’t have to get stuck in the slow lane. We’ll help you figure out how to choose the new internet plan you need—or how to get the most out of the internet you’ve got right now.

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Find Fiber TV Providers in Your Area

by | May 29, 2020 | Reviews | 0 

Enter your zip code to see providers in your area Please enter a valid zip code. Find About fiber service Fiber-optic technology moves information between your home and your service provider at incredible speeds. It relies on special cables with fiber-optic strands made of glass—or sometimes plastic for short distances. With this construction, data travels [...]

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Find DSL Service Near You

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Enter your zip code to see providers in your area Please enter a valid zip code. Find About digital subscriber line (DSL) Unlike most of the service types we talk about on, DSL doesn’t support TV—it’s an internet-only service. But some DSL providers offer TV through different service types. And in the telecom world, [...]

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Find Cable TV Providers in Your Area

by | May 21, 2020 | Reviews | 0 

When most people think about pay-TV service, they think of cable. This means that other pay-TV services, like fiber and satellite, are often mistakenly called “cable”—but cable is the only service that truly merits the name.

With the help of coaxial copper cables, cable service delivers TV and internet straight to your home, connecting it through the round, twist-on outlet on your wall.

Cable is a popular service type offered through many providers. You may already know some of them:

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Discover Satellite Providers by Zip Code

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Enter your zip code to see TV and internet providers in your area Please enter a valid zip code. Find About satellite TV and internet service When you’re looking for home entertainment service, you can bet that satellite television and internet will be available in your area. These services work with a provider's operation center [...]

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VRV Review 2020: Plans, Prices, Channels, and More

by | May 13, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Price $9.99/mo. View plans Data effective 11/8/19. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change. Jump to: Current Deals | VRV vs. the competition | Plans and pricing | Channels | Best anime on VRV | Specs and features | FAQ What is VRV? VRV is a streaming service that specializes in anime and animation, but [...]

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What Is a Good Internet Speed?

by | Apr 30, 2020 | Brand Reviews | 0 

Jump to the answer for your internet speed question: What are good internet download speeds? What does Mbps mean? What are good internet upload speeds? What are slow internet speeds? I pay for fast internet speeds, but my Wi-Fi still seems slow. What can I do? How can I boost my Wi-Fi in a big [...]

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5 Best TV Packages

by | Apr 29, 2020 | Best Of, Reviews | 2 

We’ve reviewed dozens of TV packages so you don’t have to – check out our list of the best packages for sports, movies, streaming, families and more.

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Free and Low-Income Internet Plans for Families, Seniors, and Students

by | Apr 24, 2020 | Best Of | 1 

Your income bracket doesn’t have to limit your ability to access the internet. If your home needs a boost to cross the digital divide, take advantage of low-income internet options in your area.

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The Future of Bundling: Can I Bundle Cable TV with My Cellphone?

by | Apr 17, 2020 | TV FAQs | 1 

Bundles generally offer customers the convenience of combined billing and discounts. Savvy consumers want to bundle offerings like TV, Internet, and home phone for those reasons—but what if you could add cell phone service too? From time to time, different telecom providers offer deals that discount internet and TV plans when you get your cell [...]

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