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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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How To Stop Unwanted Calls

July 6, 2018

  Unwanted calls, including robocalls and texts, are some of the most common consumer complaints. Craw-Kan wants to keep you informed and help protect our customers and the people in the community from unwanted telemarketing calls and text messages. According to a recent report from the First Orion Corporation, a company who provides spam filters… Read more »

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HOW VULNERABLE IS YOUR HOME FROM INTRUDERS?

July 1, 2018

  Home protection is a major concern for everyone, whether you live alone or with a large family, your life and property should be well protected. The good news is that there are some simple actions you can take to help increase your home’s security and reduce your risk for a break-in or theft. Here… Read more »

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8 Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe This 4th of July

June 28, 2018

More dogs run away on Independence Day than any other day of the year – and fireworks are largely to blame. The American Humane Association estimates more than 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen in the United States every year. Here are 8 things you can do this holiday to keep you… Read more »

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How Fiber Internet Can Increase Property Value & Decrease Population Decline

June 26, 2018

We are connected, globally, more than any other time in history! This is due to our access to the internet, and the faster and more reliable the connection, the more information we are able to absorb. This makes consumers increasingly want high-speed broadband in their homes, whether for leisure, work, education, or keeping in contact… Read more »

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Fiber Internet Expansion: Cherokee and Pleasanton

June 25, 2018

Exciting News!   Cherokee and Pleasanton will have Fiber To The Home (FTTH) internet service! The cooperative was approved for a $59.8 million-dollar loan through the US Department of Agriculture/Rural Utilities Service. This loan will bring FTTH to 100% of 17 of our exchanges over the next 5 years. Combined with the fiber installed over… Read more »

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