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Rachel Oaks

Senior Writer

Rachel Oaks has written hundreds of helpful articles in their five years at CableTV.com. You want all the deets on internet providers, download speeds, and affordable internet? They’re your new favorite writer. Rachel earned their Bachelor of Arts in English at Southern Utah University. You can find more of Rachel’s delightful insights on Yahoo! Finance, Roku.com, and BestCompany.

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Internet Provider Data Caps Guide

by | Apr 3, 2024 | TV FAQs

Many ISPs cap data, but not all. With internet technology advancing, some brands are raising their data ceilings, offering unlimited plans, or eliminating caps altogether. As you read on for a more in-depth look at big-name ISP data policies, be sure to compare the list to what’s available in your area.

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Spectrum vs AT&T

Spectrum vs. AT&T Internet

by | Apr 1, 2024 | Reviews

Spectrum is a well-priced, contract-free option, but AT&T has a better customer service reputation.

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Can I Get a Student Discount on Cable?

by | Mar 28, 2024 | TV FAQs

Check out tips for how to save money on your cable bill, plus a variety of cable packages good for a student’s budget—so you can afford to chow down on pizza instead of ramen while you’re watching the game on ESPN.

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Fastest Internet Providers in 2024

by | Mar 18, 2024 | Reviews

If you’re looking for high-speed internet, look no further. We’ve got the deets on all the fastest internet providers with upload speeds and download speeds like you wouldn’t believe.

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Is Satellite Internet Good for Streaming?

by | Mar 18, 2024 | TV FAQs

Streaming TV uses a lot of data, and since your satellite internet providers probably has small data caps, a few hours of streaming can throttle your internet speeds for the rest of the month. Read on to get expert recommendations on how to watch TV without eating into your internet data cap.

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Best no contract internet providers

Best No-Contract Internet Providers of 2024

by | Mar 15, 2024 | Best Of, Reviews

Looking for an internet service provider with no contract obligations? Here are a few options that may just fit the bill

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Get Wi-Fi for Your Home

by | Mar 4, 2024 | TV FAQs

Need Wi-Fi for your home? Our handy guide will help you learn more about home Wi-Fi service and choose which internet provider is right for you and your home.

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Your Guide to Rural Internet Options

by | Mar 4, 2024 | Uncategorized

There’s more to rural internet than slow, expensive satellite plans. We’ll help you find all your options—and create new opportunities.

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Fios by Verizon vs DIRECTV Stream

Verizon Fios TV vs. DIRECTV STREAM

by | Feb 9, 2024 | Reviews, Versus Reviews

Neither Verizon Fios TV nor DIRECTV STREAM is the perfect TV service. But if you have to choose one, we say go with Verizon Fios TV. It will probably cost you just the same as DIRECTV STREAM, but it looks better and has more flexibility in choosing the channels you want.

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Hidden Costs of Spectrum

How Much Does Internet Cost?

by | Feb 6, 2024 | Tools

Internet plans average $50 per month—but our experts have the scoop on why your internet bill may differ.

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