Internet Quick Start Guide
This page is designed to quickly guide you to the right internet connection and provider by determining how exactly you’ll use the internet, what state you live in and/or what technology you prefer to use. We tell you exactly what to expect, what we recommend buying and the best ISP to buy your internet service from.
To get started just browse our guides below, find the one that fits you best and click the links (or images) to get started.
How Will You Use the Internet?
Not sure what kind of internet to buy? Sometimes it helps to figure out how you'll you use the internet most. Choose the guide below that best suits your current needs and we'll tell you what your best internet options are.
Does your family use the internet for a bunch of different things like school work, checking email, paying bills and updating Facebook? Then you'll want to read this guide. We'll show you what internet connections will work best with your broad scope of needs. Read more...
Are you off to college in the fall? Read this guide to learn more about what connections are best for college students, as well as what speeds and data plans you need to have so that you can watch movies, talk with friends and family and do your school work. Read more...
Do you run a business and need to figure out which internet is right for you? You're in the right place! Our small business guide explains what businesses need internet for, how these needs affect your internet options and our recommendations for internet connections and speeds. Read more...
Do you like to play 1st person shooters, driving or MMO games online? Then you'll want to make sure you have the right internet connection and speeds so that you don't have to deal with lag. Read our guide to find the right internet connection for gaming. Read more...
State by State Internet Guide
If you're moving to a new location or want to switch providers, then it might be easier to find the right provider and internet connection by seeing what's available in your specific area. Our state by state internet guides should help you do that.
Our state by state guide is broken down so that you can see what internet options are available in your state, or the state you're relocating to. Learn what providers offer service in your area, what kinds of connections are available and laws that you should know about.
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
What Internet Technology Do You Want to Use?
Instead of choosing internet service based on how you're going to use it, it might make more sense to you to choose an internet connection based on the technology you're going to use. From here you can decide what type of connection, speed and data plan (when applicable) you want based on what's available.
Are you always on the go? Are you never in range for (free) wi-fi internet? Then you need mobile (3G) internet service. But if you're not careful you can spend a lot of money for little data and no coverage. Read this guide to avoid those problems. Read more...
If you don't want to be attached to a location to use your internet, then our wireless guide is for you. We'll explain in more detail how wireless internet works, what equipment you need and how to access the internet from your laptop or tablet pc from anywhere in your house. Read more...
Our USB guide explains what USB internet is, how to use it, what equipment you need and more. Read more...