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Many of us have suddenly become homeschooling parents, and that’s frankly quite terrifying! My children have always gone to public school and we’ve always been fortunate to have caring, attentive teachers. And now I realize that the little gifts of appreciation we give them once a year aren’t enough. A $20 coffee card? I should buy them a lifetime supply and a trip to Fiji….

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We are here for you.  Reliable communications are critical during this time, and we understand the importance of staying connected.  We are committed and ready to do our part to help keep our community safe and support our local economy.  

As we work together to slow and contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus,…

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Whether you work remotely for your side hustle or you have decided to do a little social distancing and work from home, technology has to be your friend, not foe. The keys to successful remote working are a good internet connection and the right combination of apps.

Share the load.

File sharing is critical for exchanging proposals with clients or documents with colleagues….

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We are here for you. We are your friends and neighbors, and
we are committed to do all we can to help you during this difficult time due to
COVID-19. We are already taking steps to help you adjust to working from home,
and having the family home from school as well. This is going to have an effect
on how much people use the internet,…

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Nowadays it feels like everything connects to the internet in some way—from computers and smartphones to baby monitors and security cameras. All these devices in your home share your bandwidth. Every device on your network decreases your bandwidth a portion, especially over WiFi. 

Think of it like traffic on the highway. During rush hour when there’s a lot of traffic,…

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