Verizon and the Federal Communications Commission at butting heads over Verizon’s practice of restricting (throttling) broadband connection speeds of customers, who in Verizon’s view overuse far more than their fair share of bandwidth at peak hours of the day.
There’s nothing more frustrating that loading your browser only to see an “Address Not Found” message staring back at you. Time out errors or that dreaded red X on network connection icon all signal that something’s wrong with your Internet connection. There are many reasons why your connection could be disabled so it might take some time to find and fix the problem. The following five super simple steps will help to restore your connection 95% percent of the time. If you happen to fall within that 5%, well it could be time to call your service provider. But try these tips before you do.