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Tidehaven Student Chosen as Candidate for FRS Youth Tour

The team at YK Communications is thrilled to announce that they have chosen a student for the FRS Youth Tour.

YK Communications is a member of NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association. As part of this membership, YK Communications chooses one student to send to Washington, D.C., for an expenses-paid trip.
Our 2017 FRS Youth Tour Attendee
Andrew […]

By |February 19th, 2017|#ruraliscool, What's Happening at YK?|0 Comments

Tech Explained: What is WiFi and How Does it Work?

We’re well into the new year, and like the last several years prior, 2017 is sure to bring us new technological advances. Some are still unfamiliar with the “how” and “why” of certain internet protocols, or how things are syncing up around them. So today, we thought we would dive into the wonder that is […]

By |February 6th, 2017|Internet, Tech Tips|0 Comments

Home Security, Monitoring Options to Protect Your Family

Regardless of what neighborhood you live in, home security can prove to be an invaluable asset in your daily life. Guaranteeing the safety of your family, your valuables, your property and your peace of mind is paramount, for obvious reasons, but let’s discuss a few less common reasons for investing in home security.
1. Protect Your […]

By |December 16th, 2016|Home Security|0 Comments

10 Communication Skills for Workplace Success

Sometimes the most important thing at work is what you’re working with – the right phones, the right internet, and even the perfect orientation of desks. Sometimes it’s not as simple as that – sometimes your success is completely dependent on effective communication skills. See below for a few things you should focus on in […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Business|0 Comments

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Microsoft Outlook

We’re all about making life easier – especially when it comes to high-speed internet, business systems, and workflow. So what’s left now that you’ve got the best broadband and voice service bundled in your office? Some nifty and time-saving email tricks! Here’s our list of things you (probably) didn’t know about Microsoft Outlook:
1. Public Holidays
If […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Tech Tips|0 Comments

Students Travel to D.C., Learn About Government and Telcos #ruraliscool

Each year since its inception in 1995, the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour hosts high school students from across the United States in our nation’s capital. These teens gather together in this historic and powerful location to learn more about how #ruraliscool and what powers our rural communities – telecommunications!

The students have a once-in-a-lifetime […]

By |August 15th, 2016|#ruraliscool|0 Comments

YK Makes It Easy: Choosing the Right Internet Speed

10 Mbps Down.
20 Mbps Down.
50 Mbps Down.

Everyone got that? Are you ready to pick an internet package?

Most people would say “no,” coupled with a look of confusion and exasperation. Choosing your internet can be not only daunting, but time consuming. YK Communications is here to help. Let’s figure this out together, shall we?

Choosing your internet […]

By |July 10th, 2016|Internet|0 Comments

Loving It Local: Giveaways, Graduates, and Goings On – Ganado, Markham, and Louise

YK Communications has been busy! We’re proud to support the communities we serve, and the last month has been a testament to our mission. We’ve had an exciting time offering giveaways, honoring local high school graduates from Ganado, Tidehaven, and Louise schools, hosting special events, and supporting youth sports. We hope you’re following along with […]

By |June 6th, 2016|#ruraliscool, What's Happening at YK?|0 Comments

15 Ways Broadband Improves Our Rural Community #ruraliscool

On April 20th, 2016, Hudson Institute released “The Economic Impact of Rural Broadband,” a report commissioned by the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS). That got us thinking, how many community benefits can we list? We know that towns like Ganado, Louise, Markham and others in the Jackson, Wharton, and Matagorda county area are making use […]

By |May 13th, 2016|Internet Related|0 Comments

The Top 5 Thanksgiving Weekend Activities Require an Internet Connection

 

Technology and Thanksgiving fun go hand in hand. Sharing just a few ways your YK Communications high speed Internet connection can stuff your holiday with family fun.
YOUR YK FRIENDS SAY  HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
1. GATHERING AROUND THE  TABLE
Some of the most special Thanskgiving memories are around the table — learning to set the table, using plates and […]

By |November 1st, 2015|Internet Related|0 Comments