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Here at Whidbey Telecom, we believe that being local is the most important aspect of our business. Like you, we live here, attend the same local festivals, visit the same parks, and our children attend the same schools. That’s why we believe in giving back. We had the pleasure of helping with several community service projects this year….

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Within the last two years, Virtual Reality has become more than a curiosity. Back then, it was barely out of the borders of sci-fi. Now, VR is here. More than a curiosity or just another game machine, businesses are finding multiple uses including those that take advantage of the other new technology in our world and on our island: Gigabit internet connectivity….

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With so many choices and methods to communicate, we sometimes get asked, “How important it is to keep an active landline phone?” While cutting expenses may be a priority in your household, here are some vital and compelling reasons why keeping your landline is more important than you might think.

Buried lines.

Our network is 100% underground….

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Gigabit internet is here. For businesses, it can be all about the upload. Ten gigabit download speeds mean everyone in the family can watch different 4K high-definition movies simultaneously. That is useful for businesses, too; but the upload speed can make their businesses race.

With traditional internet, download speeds were usually less than a hundred megabits per second….

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We’ve got whales, and we get to celebrate them! Whale watching on Whidbey Island starts in March every year. You can join in the excitement and anticipation during the Welcome the Whales Parade and Festival in Langley. Even if the whales are busy elsewhere, it’s a good opportunity to have fun, hang out with friends, and join in the parade….

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