Smart Home Technology To Raise Home’s IQ

July 30, 2018

To simply say, technology has made our lives easier is an understatement. Many of us remember a time before technology exploded, digitally, when the internet was either non-existent or in its infancy, and back then smartphones weren’t in the hands of everyone we knew. Our basis for future possibilities came from TV shows like “The… Read more »

Parental Control – Time Block Access to Internet

July 26, 2018

With Craw-Kan, you control who gets Internet service and at what times. Don’t want the kids browsing the wilds of the Internet late at night? Simply click on their device in the app and set a nightly curfew. The Internet to their computer, phone or other device will turn off automatically every night at the… Read more »

How Does Generation Z Impact The Telecommunication Industry?

July 25, 2018

Generation Z (or post-millennial’s) is the collection of young “tech savvy” adults who were born in the late 1990’s to present day, and they have proven to be the most technology-friendly generation to date. Generation Z has contributed $44 billion to the US economy but their spending is estimated to increase from 25% to 40% within… Read more »

5 Cooperative Principles 

July 20, 2018

In general, a cooperative is a private business organization that is owned and controlled by the people who use its products, supplies, or services. Although cooperatives vary in type and membership size, all were formed to meet the specific objectives of members and are structured to adapt to member’s changing needs. At Craw-Kan, our cooperative… Read more »

Baby Monitors: Who’s Really Watching Your Baby?

July 19, 2018

  According to recent studies, it’s reported that some of the most popular baby monitors can be easily hacked, enabling hackers to watch your children. Earlier this year, feeds from 1,000 hacked baby monitors were streamed live. The reality is anything with a camera that has the ability to connect online has the ability to be… Read more »

Lifeline Assistance Program

July 17, 2018

History Of The Lifeline Program   1934- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is created by the Federal Communications Act of 1934. The goal of the FCC is to regulate interstate communication and to make a nationwide communication and radio system available to all Americans. 1985- The Lifeline Assistance Program is established to help provide low-income… Read more »

Net Neutrality & Craw-Kan

July 16, 2018

  WHAT EXACTLY IS NET NEUTRALITY? Net Neutrality is the principle that all traffic on the internet should be treated equally, regardless of whether you’re checking Facebook, posting pictures to Instagram, or streaming TV shows from Netflix or Amazon. It also means businesses like AT&T (who is trying to buy Time Warner) or Comcast (who… Read more »

CAN FIBER PREDICT EARTHQUAKES?

July 12, 2018

Can Fiber Predict Earthquakes? Fiber-optic cables have changed the way people process information. They are used to transmit a large amount of information every day, and people are able to stay connected through the use of the internet by utilizing fiber-optic cables on a regular basis, even if they aren’t necessarily aware of the fact… Read more »

11 Benefits of Fiber For Your Business

July 11, 2018

Fiber-optic internet connectivity is a much newer technology than broadband internet on copper cable and many businesses have found significantly higher returns on their investment in fiber. Fiber-optic connectivity can lend a great advantage to companies of all sizes, particularly organizations who use the cloud for apps or data storage. Fiber coupled with our voice package… Read more »

Do You Know What Each Flag Color Means?

July 9, 2018

Before we install fiber-optic internet in your yard, we have to “Call 811” or 1-800-344-7233 to make sure we don’t dig into your gas, electric, or water lines. There’s a very careful and thoughtful system put into place when we are installing Fiber To The Home, and step one is calling 811! You’ve probably noticed… Read more »