2019 College Scholarship Program

Scholarship applications are now available for graduating seniors in the rural areas served by Filer Mutual. The Foundation For Rural Service application must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2019. The Filer Mutual application must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2019. Download the forms and please contact us at 208.326.4331 if you need additional information or have …

7 things to do this summer in Southern Idaho

School is out, or just about out in most places around the Magic Valley. Don’t let your Summer pass you up. Get out there and get busy enjoying all that our area has to offer. Here is a list of 7 things you need to do this Summer! #1. Zip The Snake – If you haven’t been we highly recommend it. Zip …

We would like to meet your friends!

We are launching a new referral program for our customers and their friends! If you are one of our customers and you bring a friend to us to initiate internet service, we will give you both $50!!*  Call us at 208.326.4331 for all the details. Or stop in and pick up some referral cards.  *You must have a current account …

Are you getting the most out of your Wi-Fi?

Is your Wi-Fi weak in some areas of your home? Are you having difficulty holding on to a connection upstairs? Or in your basement? As we add more and more devices to our home Wi-Fi, our routers and/or modems may not be able to keep up. Home networking solutions are often the answer. They are designed to cover every corner …

Email Security

Security is a growing concern for all businesses, especially small and medium businesses. Email is one of the most easily hacked parts of a company network, and once an intruder is in your email system it can be easy for them to gain access to other areas. Here are a few tips to help secure your email systems from intruders.  …

4 Things To Consider When Choosing An Internet Provider

Location The location where you live and work is the most important factor when choosing an internet service provider. Not all providers have service in every area. Rural areas may be more of a challenge than urban cities. Do a web search for internet providers available in your zip code area. Internet Speed The more users and devices you have, …

15 Things You Might Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

1. We Should Really Wear Blue Saint Patrick himself would have to deal with pinching on his feast day. His color was “Saint Patrick’s blue,” a light shade. The color green only became associated with the big day after it was linked to the Irish independence movement in the late 18th century. 2. Saint Patrick Was British Although he made …

6 Tips to Conquer Electronic Etiquette

If you have a standard job, you probably use email all day, every day. It’s probably safe to assume that in one eight hour period you send more emails than you speak words. Sad, but true. But because of this, it’s important to know the ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of proper email etiquette. You don’t want to be giving off the …

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The popularity of mobile devices has had some unintended and sometimes deadly consequences. An alarming number of traffic accidents are linked to driving while distracted, including use of mobile devices while driving, resulting in injury and loss of life. The most recent national statistics are sobering. Over 8 people are killed and 1,161 are injured daily in incidents reported as …

Spoofing and Caller ID

What is spoofing and how does it work? “Spoofing” occurs when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. Spoofing is often used as part of an attempt to trick someone into giving away valuable personal information so it can be used in fraudulent activity or sold illegally. U.S. law and FCC …