The Hidden Dangers of Online Vulnerabilities: Guard Your Family with ProtectIQ

Navigating the vast digital realm is like exploring an expansive wilderness. While there are endless opportunities for discovery, there are also lurking threats that might compromise the security of your family. Just as we’d safeguard our homes from intruders, we must do the same for our online domains. But how exactly are families vulnerable? Unassuming […]

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 Providers Make Big Impacts in Small Towns

When choosing a rural broadband service provider, it is important to consider all the ways local service providers make big impacts in small towns. Our experience is in providing telecommunications services (high-speed internet, security, and voice services) to Ganado, Louise, El Campo, Danevang, and Markham, Texas, so our decades of community involvement prepare us for […]

Take Control of Your Technology

YK at Home

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 […]

Next Generation of Speed: Your questions about Wi-Fi 6 answered

We Explain: What is Wi-Fi 6?

YK Communications sat down with our Network Operations Supervisor Joel Green to find out what the latest generation of Wi-Fi 6 is and what sets it apart.  Learn more about the basics of Wi-Fi 6 and why it will soon become the new normal in high-speed internet service. Q: What is Wi-Fi 6 and what […]

Louise ISD Receives Young Family Foundation Grant

Each year, the Young Family Foundation accepts grant applications from throughout the YK Communications service area and carefully selects recipients for community grants. The Young Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients, including those from Louise, TX: Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned and operated by the Young […]

Save on Energy with Smart Home Technology

Do you ever feel like science fiction predicts reality sometimes?  If you consider things like Jarvis from Iron Man…it’s not so far out of the realm of possibility.  Home automation and products like Amazon Echo and Google Home have made controlling your home environment via voice commands and computer/phone applications a reality.  Aside from making […]

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 […]

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 […]