All About Broadband

All About Broadband

All About Broadband   Broadband internet has transformed how we access and share information. This high-speed internet service, transcending traditional dial-up limitations, is integral to various aspects of our lives, from personal to professional. Let’s delve into the essential aspects of broadband internet, answering some questions about its nature and capabilities.   What is broadband?   Broadband internet works by …

GOLDEN RULES TO THWART SCAMMERS

Follow these three golden rules from Google and the Cybercrime Support Network to avoid getting scammed: 1. Slow it down. Scammers often create a sense of urgency. 2. Spot check.   Do your research to double check the details.  3.  Stop, and don’t send payment.  No reputable person or agency will ever demand payment on the spot, especially via gift cards.

WE WISH YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS

All of us at TruLeap Technologies hope you enjoy wonderful moments with family and friends this Christmas. Thanks for connecting with us in 2021!

BEWARE OF GIFT CARD PAYMENT SCAMS

Genuine businesses and government agencies will never ask for payment via gift card. Any such request is a sure sign of fraud. The same is true if you get an urgent call that’s supposedly from a grandchild, or if someone you’ve grown close to online suddenly asks for a loan. A request for money via gift card means you’re dealing …

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO YOU AND YOURS!

In this season of gratitude, we thank you for your support of us as the local communications provider. We hope you enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends.

Do You Know the Color Code of Locate Crews?

When you call 811, locate crews from utility companies will mark the location of underground utility lines with paint or flags using this universal color code: •    Red – Electric •    Orange – Communications, Telephone/CATV •    Blue – Potable Water •    Green – Sewer/Drainage •    Yellow – Gas/Petroleum Pipe Line •    Purple – Reclaimed Water Safe digging is no accident. Always call 811 before you dig.

Toddler Joins Pro Soccer Game

When a 2-year-old boy ran onto the field during a professional soccer game, his mom had to think fast (and run even faster) to catch him. If you’ve ever had to chase after a toddler under less-than-ideal circumstances, you’ll be able to relate to this video.

Make Sure “Free Trial” Video Streaming Doesn’t Cost You

Let’s say you want to watch a TV series your friends have been raving about that’s only available from one streaming service. Naturally, it’s a service you don’t have and don’t want to sign up for on a long-term basis. If available, take advantage of a free trial to binge the series over a weekend. Or maybe your family is …

Scam Alert! Beware of Craigslist Scammers

onlDo you sell items using Craigslist or another online marketplace? Watch out for a new scam that attempts to use your phone number from the ad to scam others. The scammer contacts you about the item for sale and says something like, “There are lots of scammers on Craigslist these days. I need to make sure you’re really who you …

Thank You!

We know you have options when it comes to communications services. That’s why we want to express our sincere appreciation for choosing Truleap. Your support of us as the local provider makes it possible to bring advanced broadband technology to our community. It also enables us to give back to local nonprofit organizations through volunteer hours and financial donations.