Why Walk When You Can Run?

Pick up the pace and upgrade to one of our super-fast internet plans today. You’ll have the speed you need to handle many connected devices running simultaneously. Plus, you’ll be able to race through downloads and really hit your stride with online gaming. Give us a call!

10 ways to Help Prevent Identity Theft

One of the scariest things about identity theft is that you might not know it’s happened until you try to open a new credit account or you receive a notice from the IRS. Check out our Website Compass article to learn how to avoid becoming a victim. https://flipyourpages.com/flip_pages/WebsiteCompass/truleap/15/

We Hope the Coming School Days Add Up to Great Experiences

We’re a big supporter of our community’s schools and the important work happening inside their classrooms — from solving problems to inspiring creativity. As another new school year begins, we wish good luck to all the students, parents, and teachers in our service area.

BEWARE OF FAMILY EMERGENCY SCAMS

Be suspicious if you get a call that claims to be a relative or friend of a relative asking for emergency money for bail, medical treatment, or travel expenses. The fraud can play out in many ways, but the hustle is the same: The scammer tries to scare you and rush you to pay so you won’t have time to …

TRAVEL THE WORLD FROM HOME

Want an instant virtual vacation? Go to google.com/earth and click on the dice icon (I’m Feeling Lucky) in the left menu bar. You’ll be transported to a unique and picturesque location to explore.

INS AND OUTS OF INSTAGRAM

Instagram offers a beautiful way to express yourself through photos and videos, as well as connect with friends and follow celebrities. If you’re new to this image-based social media platform, you’ll find plenty of tips for beginners in our Website Compass article. CLICK HERE to view article.

NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY

August 3 is National Watermelon Day, so here’s some juicy trivia for you: Watermelons are both a fruit and a vegetable — a fruit because they contain seeds to produce more plants, and a vegetable because they’re a member of the gourd family (related to squash, cucumbers, and pumpkins). The Guinness World Record for the heaviest watermelon was 350.5 pounds! …

PUPPY PLAYS WITH BUTTERFLY

Ready for cuteness overload? Check out this 4-month-old puppy in Brazil who makes friends with a butterfly. Despite their differences, they share the same playful spirit. CLICK HERE to watch.

SHOULD YOU USE CELLULAR DATA OR WI-FI?

Whether to use cellular data or Wi-Fi depends on where you are and what you’re doing. But in general, it’s best to limit your use of cellular data to avoid the unpleasant surprise of data overage charges. Check out all the recommendations in our Website Compass article. Link: https://flipyourpages.com/flip_pages/WebsiteCompass/truleap/10/

STORM PRECAUTIONS FOR YOUR DEVICE

When a storm begins, unplug your wireless devices from wall outlets to avoid potential damage from power surges and static electricity. Wait until the storm is over to charge your devices. Also make sure you save any files you’re using before the battery  is depleted.