How to Fix Comcast Internet Packet Loss and High Latency

Alex GizisFix Buffering Problems, How To

Solved: Problem with Comcast Internet Packet Loss when Gaming or Streaming Online Are you using bandwidth-intensive applications such as online gaming, streaming or VoIP calls? In these situations, extreme or even intermittent packet loss is your enemy. This is usually generated by network congestion. You will surely recognize the presence of packet loss while streaming on Twitch or playing Fortnite when you’re … Read More

What to Do When Comcast Internet Is Down

Alex GizisFix Internet Disconnects, Improve Internet Reliability

Comcast Outage or Internet Service Down? Don’t Get into This Situation You know your Channel Bonding software is good—like really, really good—when Comcast internet service goes downfor eight hours and no one in your office notices. This was the case yesterday at Speedify’s Philadelphia HQ. The entire team was hard at work, pushing Git commits, designing new UI elements, and … Read More

Speedify Brings Comcast “xfinitywifi” Zombie Hotspots Back to Life

Alex GizisBlog, Improve Internet Reliability

Tired of Your Xfinitywifi Hotspot Not Working?Managing Wi-Fi on my smartphone is annoying. At home, I use Wi-Fi to get fast Internet without using my monthly cellular data. But when I leave the house, my Wi-Fi radio is still on, auto-connecting to known networks. Very often, that network will be a Comcast “xfinitywifi” free Wi-Fi hotspot, and that’s where the … Read More

Is There a Hidden Cost to your Xfinity Router?

Alex GizisFeatured, Improve Internet Reliability

With the hopes of creating a nationwide public WiFi network, Comcast has been pushing new Xfinity WiFi routers into its customers’ homes that broadcast a public wireless network in addition to the home Internet connection. It’s an interesting idea that has been embraced by some, but has raised questions about security with others. As a bandwidth-obsessed engineer, my immediate inclination … Read More

Comcast is turning your home into a public hotspot

Alex GizisAbout Internet Speeds, Featured

By now, you’ve probably heard about Comcast’s new initiative to use customers’ routers to create a mesh of public wifi. That’s right, the ISP juggernaut has already turned the homes of 50,000 paying Xfinity customers into public hotspots, and says it will be in millions of homes by the end of 2014. The news has been a hot-button issue in … Read More