How High-Speed Internet Improves Education In Rural Schools

August 6, 2018

The concept of schools look a lot different than they used to 50 years ago. High-speed connectivity is encouraging the adoption of 1-to-1 laptop and Bring-Your-Own-Device programs in schools, as well as reputable online learning programs like the Khan Academy, a well-known video lecture website for classroom instruction. Some teachers even use streaming platforms like… Read more »

Back To School Internet Tips For Parents

August 3, 2018

  The days are slowly getting shorter, there’s an early morning nip in the air, the ice cream truck drive-bys are less frequent. That can only mean one thing – summer is coming to a close and back-to-school beckons. As our children head back to the classrooms, they will start using computers and the Internet… Read more »

3 Signs of a Tech Support Scam

August 2, 2018

Nationwide, there’s been an increase in people reporting scams tied to tech support for an assortment of electronic devices. Federal authorities say scammers reporting to be associated with such telecommunication companies have been happening for years across the country. The Justice Department recently announced the sentencing of 24 defendants who ran what the agency described as “the… Read more »

More People Are Concerned About Online Privacy Than Net Neutrality

July 31, 2018

Net Neutrality has been a hot topic in the telecommunications world the last year, and the topic has caused a lot of worry and/or controversy among the masses. But in contrast, there’s another conversation occurring in the Senate Judiciary committee focusing on issues related to online privacy that seem to be of even greater concern… Read more »

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 »