Bridging the Digital Divide: Why Rural Broadband Advocacy Matters

As a rural telecommunications provider, YK Communications understands the importance of not just providing high-speed fiber internet, voice services, and security services to its residential and commercial customers but also being an active member of the community and an advocate for rural broadband.YK Communications believes that every community deserves equal access to the digital world. […]

Local Service Provider Receives Philanthropy Award

YK Communications receives Best Philanthropy award

YK Communications of Ganado, Texas is honored to receive the Philanthropy Award for 2022 at The CrowdFiber Open. The annual networking and training conference was held in September in Lake Lanier Island, GA. Attendees from across the country joined the conference and participated in training and networking with others in the telecommunications field. CrowdFiber is […]

Emergency Services & Access to Rural Broadband

Emergency Service Providers tend to a man in an ambulance

If we have learned anything throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been just how important those digital connections are to our way of life. Whether it was working remote or virtual classrooms, rural areas struggled or succeeded, in part, based on the availability of high-speed internet access in their area. Outside the home, another sector […]

Just How Fast is 1 GIG Fiber Internet?

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, […]

Back to School Bandwidth: Speed Students Need

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 […]

YK Communications Begins Phase 3 of El Campo Fiber Project

El Campo Fiber Expansion Includes Highway 71 South from Highway 59 to the community of Danevang YK Communications has announced that Phase 3 of the El Campo fiber project is now underway and is on schedule for completion by the end of 2018. Phase 3 includes Highway 71 South from Highway 59 to the community of […]

Internet, Voice, and Security: The New Home Checklist

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 […]

Do I Need More Bandwidth?

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. […]

YK Communications to Begin Fiber Upgrade in Ganado Area

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 […]