Tag: technology

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 this topic. Hometown Customer Service…

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YK at Home

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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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 family in Ganado, Texas. In…

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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 controlling the home more effortless,…

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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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Our Top 5 Streaming TV Service Picks

In the ever-evolving world of media technology, streaming services are what you are seeing more and more of. Smart TV’s that can link to the internet now have streaming apps preloaded on them, computers are the obvious route…and even cell phones are viable forms of viewing streaming television. Have a look at our top 5! #1. DIRECTV NOW With no…

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Markham, TX Organizations Receive 2017 Young Family Foundation Grants

Each year, the Young Family Foundation accepts grant applications and carefully selects recipients for community grants. The Young Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients out of Markham, TX: Team First Book – Matagorda County – $1,000 Markham Volunteer Fire Department – $2,500 Tidehaven ISD (for technology) – $1,500 [Photo coming soon.] Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned…

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Louise, TX Organizations Receive 2017 Young Family Foundation Grants

Each year, the Young Family Foundation accepts grant applications and carefully selects recipients for community grants. The Young Family Foundation is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients out of Louise, TX: Louise Volunteer Fire Department – $2,500 Louise ISD (for technology) – $1,500 Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned and operated by the Young family in Ganado, Texas. In that time, the…

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