Technology

5G in Rural Areas

Pitfalls of 5G for Rural Users

Setting the Record Straight Two topics we’ve heard plenty about over the last couple of years seem to be convergingin trending tech talk: working remotely and 5G. YK Communications wants to set therecord straight when it comes to powering your home, oce (or home oce!) with 5Gmobile internet technology. From security and reliability to availability and speed, let’s talkabout where…

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Cyber Security in the Remote Work Environment

Cyber Security in the Remote Work Environment While some employees are returning back to the traditional office, some employers have found that productivity and employee morale has increased under remote or hybrid work models. Whether teams are strictly virtual or splitting time between home and office, the same security concerns exist. Handling company documents and customer data can come at…

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Better Virtual Workplace Communication Skills

One of our all-time most popular blog posts is our 10 Workplace Communication Skills article. With the evolution of the office over the last couple of years, YK Communications thought it was important to offer up similar information about virtual workplace communication.   Effective communication skills are becoming more important in the workplace as face-to-face communication becomes replaced by online communication.…

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The Young Family Foundation Awards 2021 Scholarships

The Young Family Foundation — the nonprofit organization founded by the owning family of YK Communications — proudly announces its 2021 scholarship recipients.  These six students reside in the YK Communications broadband Internet and voice service area and recently graduated from high school. Each plans to attend an accredited college or vocational school located in the state of Texas. We…

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What’s Next In Tech According To YK Employees

We may not be living on Mars or traveling to work using jet packs, but there’s no doubt the coming years will bring many exciting technological advances. What’s next in technology is a strange yet exciting topic. Here at YK Communications, our Network Operations team keeps eyes on the future and closely follows trends. By doing so, our team can prepare…

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Why People Still Fall for Scams

Why People Still Fall For Scams

People are more vulnerable to hackers. Here’s how you can guard against them. Here at YK Communications, we all know the feeling, that awful sinking in your stomach when you realize you’ve clicked a link that you shouldn’t have. Maybe you were in a hurry, or it was a popup ad. Also see YK’s How To Avoid Facebook Scams. Whatever…

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Empowering Independence with Technology

At YK Communications, we know that no matter the age, we all strive for and enjoy independence. From the time we are born, our parents teach us how to care for ourselves until we reach adulthood. Then, the cycle continues with us teaching our children the value of doing things for themselves. Independence is instilled and the desire to remain…

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Take Control of Your Technology

At YK Communications, we know technology can be overwhelming. The Internet of Things has made it possible to reduce many household chores to afterthoughts. You can schedule your robotic vacuum to clean the floors while you’re at work, automatically lock your door when you leave, and turn your lights on and off from afar. All of this convenience can make…

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Stressing About Student Screen Time? Parental Controls Can Help.

By now, most 2020-2021 students are back into the socially-distanced, temperature-checked, or virtual swing of things. Parents and guardians have made tough decisions about attending school and the subsequent scheduling and caregiving plans during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has understandably caused undue stress and anxiety for many. The last thing you should worry about as the students in your home…

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