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It wasn’t that long ago that spending time on a computer was part of a normal day. Now, for many of us, staring at screens IS the normal day. We work on one computer, then go home and veg out on another.
Utah’s mountainous terrain and vast deserts haven’t stopped broadband providers from laying down the infrastructure that has made the state one of the most connected in the country. It consistently ranks in the top 20 - and often in the top 10 - for broadband speeds, and it’s also one of the most connected states. 83% of residents have access to broadband, which means ...
Is Chicago’s weather unpredictable? Yes and no. There are parts of the US that have much more chaotic and hard to predict weather patterns, but Chicago definitely gets its fair share of extreme weather. Blame Lake Michigan! Its influence can cause rapid temperature changes that make thunderstorms more intense, cause heavier snowfalls, and overall, make it harder to dress in the morning.
Comparing internet providers is tough! There’s so much to consider… like how much speed do you really need? Is cable or DSL faster? Are the internet providers for my address my only options? You may have started your search for a new ISP by going to broadband providers’ websites or looking at ads, and chances are good that what you found there left you with more questions than answers.
Your choice of college landed you in NYC, one of the most dynamic places in the entire world, and right now you may still be adjusting to living in the city that never sleeps. Getting here was just step one. Now it’s time to start settling in, and that means making sure that you have what you need to succeed both in school and out.
MetroPCS has now officially been rebranded underneath the T-Mobile Wireless umbrella after being acquired by T-Mobile on May 1, 2013. Metro was originally founded in 1994 as General Wireless, Inc., but has evolved over the last 24 years into one of the top 10 cell service carriers in the United States.
It can be tough to compare internet providers! A lot of people start by looking at ads, but internet service providers don’t put all of their packages and pricing plans in their marketing materials. What makes it even harder is that ads can’t help you choose between the different types of broadband.
The only downside to living in the country is that when you look at internet providers by zip code, you run up against slim pickings. Staying connected when you live in the most rural parts of America has been tough in the past and can still be a challenge.
You might be looking at the internet providers in Chicago and scratching your head. There are tech startups everywhere you turn, more than 60 broadband providers serving the city, and internet service providers advertising fiber and gigabit speeds, but settle in the wrong neighborhood and your broadband options may be extremely limited.
Sprint and T-Mobile have been in merger talks for years, but only since this past April have things been more serious. In June the two cell phone carriers proposed their future plans for expansion and further development to the FCC formally.