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Just How Fast is 1 GIG Fiber Internet?

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Internet speed plays a role in many aspects of overall internet usage.  From download speeds to streaming quality to browser page loading times, the quality and speed of your internet connection influences it all.  So how fast is 1 GIG internet? First off, it might help to know what the term “gig” (in this case, […]

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By |September 16th, 2018|Internet, Technology|0 Comments

Back to School Bandwidth: Speed Students Need

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School is back in session throughout our service area.  The internet, and computer technology of all sorts, has become an extremely valuable tool in the pursuit of educating our children.  From scrawling on stone tablets to manipulating touch-screen electronic tablets, kids now have access to far more information and are able to access it much […]

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By |August 24th, 2018|Internet|0 Comments

Internet, Voice, and Security: The New Home Checklist

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Just moved into a new home, or about to?  There’s a few things you’re going to want to accomplish right off the bat to make settling in go as smoothly as possible.  Here’s some suggestions to add to your new home checklist.

1. Unpack

Goes without saying, which is why it’s being said first to get it out […]

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By |March 14th, 2018|Home Security, Internet|0 Comments

Do I Need More Bandwidth?

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Have you noticed your internet connection seems a bit slower? With the holiday season ending, many of you likely received some shiny new tech and added devices to your home internet connection. As more devices connected to the internet are streaming data at the same time, this consumes more of your allotted bandwidth from your internet service provider. […]

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By |January 11th, 2018|Internet, Internet Related, Technology|0 Comments

YK Communications to Begin Fiber Upgrade in Ganado Area

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YK Communications to Begin Fiber Upgrade in Ganado Area
Project is expected to be completed in early 2018
YK Communications is getting ready to convert more of its existing communications network from
underground copper cables to an underground Fiber to the Home (FTTH) infrastructure using fiber optic
cables.

This phase of the FTTH upgrade will take place in Ganado, south […]

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By |November 8th, 2017|Internet, What's Happening at YK?|0 Comments

Online Privacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World

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Security today means a lot of things. It used to mean things like ‘Don’t leave your keys in your car’, ‘Lock the door to your house/apartment when you leave’, ‘Walk with a friend to the bus stop’. While these practices are still valid, and still great staples for safety, the Internet is the window most […]

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By |May 26th, 2017|Internet, Tech Tips|0 Comments

The Impact of Rural Broadband on Small Business

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It seems that high-speed internet is everywhere these days, with Wi-Fi hotspots open at every coffee shop and restaurant in town. Unfortunately, while this may be the reality for urban and suburban areas, there are many rural areas that are lacking the infrastructure or support for high-speed internet. Even worse, many people in these areas […]

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By |May 22nd, 2017|#ruraliscool, Business, Internet|0 Comments

Fiber Networks: The Benefits Over Traditional Copper

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Everything gets updated in the tech world. Updates to your iPhone, updates to the apps on your phone, new features, more RAM, and every other advancement in between. Occasionally, you have to stop and wonder ‘why?’ Is technology actually advancing or is it merely progress for the sake of progress? One phenomenon in particular is near […]

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By |April 22nd, 2017|Internet|0 Comments

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

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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 […]

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

YK Makes It Easy: Choosing the Right Internet Speed

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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 […]

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