All About your VPN

Many of our ALLO customers are working from home and connecting to their remote offices through a VPN which is a Virtual Private Network. VPNs are designed to keep information private and secure.  It does this by encrypting data before sending it across the internet and when it’s received, it goes through a process to…

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The Low Down on Your Download

Who cares about your internet speeds? Raise your hand… The ins and outs of your ALLO internet speed test Well, there are too many hands to count, so we’ll jump right into the details behind testing your ALLO speeds. Running an internet speed test is beneficial in many ways. It can provide bragging rights at…

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Wi-Fi 6

The wireless technology that we all use in our homes and businesses today first came out in 1999. Twenty years later, we’re finally entering the sixth generation of wireless. The different wireless versions go by names like 802.11b, 802.11n, and 802.11ac, and let’s be real, this Wi-Fi alphabet soup was getting a little muddled for…

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What is Fiber?

Exactly what is fiber optic technology? Optical fiber is a flexible, transparent fiber made of glass or plastic which is slightly thicker than a human hair. The fiber cable coming into your home acts as a conduit carrying all your data via light waves between each end of the fiber. The principles of refraction, which make fiber optics…

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Understanding Wireless Device Strength

Our technicians and support team often throw out terms like “wireless interference” and “channel congestion” and “big red showdown.” Except for that last one, it can be a little confusing. We live in a fiber focused world and it’s easy to forget that not everyone shares our enthusiastic obsession with all things tech. So let’s…

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