Don’t Be A Victim When Shopping Online

November 26, 2018

With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the rest of the shopping season hitting full swing, making your holiday purchases online can be a huge time-saver, as well as a financially wise move. The convenience of online shopping does come with some risks, however. To avoid these security drawbacks that can accompany the sharing of personal… Read more »

Thinking of Cutting the Cord?

November 14, 2018

TO CUT OR NOT TO CUT, THAT IS THE QUESTION Since the early 2000’s, the average cable bill has gone from $60 to $105! That’s a 74% increase over the course of 18 years (2000-2018). While cable bills continue to rise at an average of 5% annually, most of our pay checks do not. But with… Read more »

Craw-Kan is More Affordable than the National Average with Pay-TV Pricing

November 5, 2018

According to a new 2018 study from the Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG), about 78% of TV households nationwide subscribe to some form of Pay-TV service and more surprisingly, the “Mean reported monthly spending on Pay-TV service among subscribers is about $107”—which makes Craw-Kan’s cable TV packages fall below the national average on cost! What… Read more »

Craw-Kan Named Gig Certified By The NTCA

November 1, 2018

The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA), the premiere association representing around 900 independent telecommunication companies, has recognized Craw-Kan for our innovation and insight, so we are proud to say we are officially a Certified Gig-Capable Provider with the NTCA. Now we can show the world how Craw-Kan is delivering the internet of tomorrow—today!   Craw-Kan… Read more »

A Message From Our General Manager

October 22, 2018

In 2018, your Cooperative set out to improve what it does best:  be a trusted technology partner for all our members and non-members alike.  The past couple years have seen a massive increase in the amount of fiber to the home construction.  Not only are we in the second year of our 5-year member project… Read more »

Troubleshooting 101

October 15, 2018

Are you having issues with your Craw-Kan Internet connection or Wi-Fi? Whatever the problem — from a flaky connection, Wi-Fi troubles, or even little to no access to the Internet at all — some router troubleshooting could fix things. Some of this also applies to your modem. Your wireless router and modem may actually be… Read more »

When Will Fiber-Optic Internet Be In My Area?

October 10, 2018

  We wish we could be everywhere at once. Building fiber-optic lines takes time and a lot of people working, from customer service representatives taking your order to contractors developing lines along the road, and our installers putting a line from the road to your house and finally installation within the house. This all takes… Read more »

Craw-Kan Security Systems

October 8, 2018

  We think about your safety so you can go about your day and sleep easy at night! Since 1983, Craw-Kan has offered state-of-the-art technology to protect your property and assets, all with peace-of-mind. From convenient, easy-to-operate residential systems to expandable business installations, our technicians can customize a system to best fit your needs. Our… Read more »

Why Does My Cable Bill Increase?

October 1, 2018

  General Knowledge Nationwide, the average TV bill (excluding internet and phone service) is on the rise. With the Telecommunications Act of 1996, consumer advocates point to the wave of mergers and consolidation. The Act let cross-overs in certain media occur and was shown to the public as a way to create competition, allowing telephone… Read more »

Small Business and Craw-Kan

September 25, 2018

Have you ever thought about what our community would be like without small businesses? For starters, half of everyone in the United States would be out of work, because small businesses employ 48% of U.S. employees, according to the Small Business Administration. On a nationwide scale, without small business, the economy would grow stagnant. According… Read more »