Tag: high-speed internet

YK Communications reflects on Hurricane Harvey 2017

‘Most resilient and storm-resistant network:’ YK Communications reflects on experience of Harvey

As hurricane season is upon us, we sat down with YK Communications (YKC) General Manager Bill Rakowitz to reflect on the team’s experience during Hurricane Harvey in 2017: “Hurricane season is always an anxious time for a communications provider. Ten years ago, our priority was to do everything possible to keep telephone voice services operational as long as possible during…

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5g replacing rural internet

Will 5G Replace Rural Internet Connections?

As the big name carriers all race to offer the first-of-its-kind 5G network, there’s a lot of buzz about the technology. Some policymakers talk as if 5G will replace rural internet. We’re here to dispel some myths and explain what this means for our customers and service areas. What is 5G? 5G is the 5th generation mobile network. Its predecessors…

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We love being a rural service provider!

What We Love About Being A Rural Service Provider in Texas

It would surprise some residents of Houston, Austin, and San Antonio that small, family-owned rural telecommunications companies like YK Communications even exist anymore. When cities are filled with billboards and radio ads touting “the big guys,” it’s easy for the hometown rural service providers on the outskirts of the metropolitan areas to be heard. That challenge mostly motivates us to…

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Identifying A Business Bandwidth Issue

Office Superhero Series: YK Communications is taking current and future customers on a journey to discover how they can become a superhero in their workplace when it comes to business technology. Join us as we walk through identifying and solving common frustrations surrounding business internet and office tech. As businesses grow, IP phone lines ring more often, more employees and…

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Summer 2018: The Latest in Video Game Technology

The internet is the platform for the current media revolution.  From print, to radio, to cable…now is the internet’s turn. Games are downloaded onto massive hard drives via the internet.  Massive hundred person individual games are played. Movies and television shows are “streamed” as often as they are broadcasted.  As video game technology improves in terms of things like the…

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