Ilija Miljkovac is a Switchful writer with 7 years of experience covering all things tech. He writes about everything from cybersecurity to ISPs, ensuring businesses and customers are educated about the latest products and services. He's written for publications such as Business2Community, TheTechReport, Comparitech, and more. When he's not maniacally hacking away at his keyboard, Ilija spends his time either hiking in nature or holed up in his apartment gaming.
What is data throttling and how do I get around it? A guide to how providers limit your internet speed
Data throttling is the process through which internet service providers (ISPs) massively lower your internet speed, either because you’ve exceeded your data cap or because too many people are using up the network’s bandwidth at once. Some ISPs will also throttle your internet if they detect you’re using a lot of peer-to-peer (P2P) connections, or if they’re trying to cut costs.
Military personnel, retired Veterans, and military families have a variety of discounts available to them. There are many TV and streaming services looking to honor the work of military personnel, and they most often do this by giving you a deal on their subscription, installation, or equipment.
Regardless of where you fall in the military hierarchy or if you’re a retired Veteran, there are many discounts available to you to help you save on internet costs. Some of these discounts will lower your monthly payments, while others will help with installation and equipment costs.