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August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Scammers and Phishing

Please be aware and practice caution as internet scammers are exploiting tropical storm- Hurricane Harvey. There have been numerous Facebook pages developed, tweets, and emails being circulated which contain links to fake charity websites asking for donations to go towards “Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds.” These funds are then being kept for personal benefit. Please be… Read More

August 16, 2017

Meet the Installation Team!

The Business and Security Systems Installation Team consists of seven members, including supervisor Heather Berrier. They enjoy working together to conquer the challenges that come with each installation. The team installs traditional digital phone systems as well as VoIP systems, plus security and camera systems, and networking for small businesses. “We install wired security systems… Read More

July 19, 2017

How To Make Your Hot Dog Healthy

In honor of National Hot Dog Day, here are a few ways that you can enjoy a classic frank without enjoying all of the unhealthy extras that come along with it. 1)Lay off on the salt. ‘Light’ and ‘fat-free’ may seem to be the healthier option, but they are usually worse than regular franks. Manufacturers… Read More

July 12, 2017

How Much Internet Speed Do You Need?

Determining exactly how much bandwidth you need in your home or business can be tricky. Having too little can have adverse effects on your internet surfing and work productivity. On the other hand, having too much can cause you to spend unnecessary money and leave a lot of internet features unused. Below are a few… Read More

April 18, 2017

NTCA Press Release – NTCA Commends 56 Senators for Signing Letter to FCC on Broadband Support in High-Cost Areas

For Immediate Release Contact:Laura Withers, (703) 351-2087, lwithers@ntca.org Arlington, Va. (April 11, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today thanked 56 Senators for signing a letter to the FCC encouraging the agency to continue working to advance broadband deployment in our country’s hardest-to-serve rural areas by addressing a lack of sufficient resources in the Universal Service Fund (USF)… Read More

March 29, 2017

Does Anyone Still use Desktop Computers?

In 2017, why would anyone need to use a desktop? For majority of the population, smartphones are the number one way that the internet is accessed. After smartphones, laptop computers are heavily used since they can be used just about anywhere. But, are desktops a thing of the past? Maybe not; Here are a few… Read More

March 22, 2017

Lock Your Smartphone!

With all of the news reports about data leaks, technology hacks, and data seizures at international boarders, it seems that majority of smartphone users would be highly protective of their device security. Reports have surfaced that show this may now be the case. The Pew Research Center’s results showed that a lot of Americans do… Read More

March 16, 2017

Behind the Scenes – How Do We Build Your Fiber Network?

1.Start the planning process with strategic goals. Before a design is made for the network, strategic goals need to be set that determine whether we will focus on business or residential areas, budget restraints (if any), and if there are additional institutions or organizations that need to be included in the network.  2. Design the… Read More

February 17, 2017

Fall In Love With Your Job Again!

Work can sometimes be stressful. Especially if you have been in your current position for a while, some of the initial excitement may have worn off. If you are struggling to get through the workday, here are just a few tips that might help you change your outlook. Fall in love with your job again!… Read More

February 1, 2017

National Do Not Call Register

  Tired of receiving unwanted calls from telemarketers? Did you know that you can register your telephone number(s) on a National ‘Do Not Call’ Register? The process is easy and doesn’t take long to complete: Visit donotcall.gov Click ‘Register a phone number’ Click ‘Register Here’ if you have not previously registered your phone number Enter… Read More