Tag: technology

El Campo, 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 El Campo, TX: El Campo Volunteer Fire Department – $2,500 El Campo ISD (for technology) – $1,500 Over the past 50 years, YK Communications has been locally owned and operated by the Young family…

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Ganado, 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 Ganado, TX: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Golden Crescent Region – $1,500 Ganado ISD GT Program, Elementary/Junior High – $1,500 Ganado Education Foundation – $5,000 Jackson County Hospital District EMS – $10,000 Ganado…

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Online Privacy: Staying Safe in a Digital World

Security today means a lot of things. It used to mean things like ‘Don’t leave your keys in your car’, ‘Lock the door to your house/apartment when you leave’, ‘Walk with a friend to the bus stop’. While these practices are still valid, and still great staples for safety, the Internet is the window most people forget to latch. More…

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Fiber Networks: The Benefits Over Traditional Copper

Everything gets updated in the tech world. Updates to your iPhone, updates to the apps on your phone, new features, more RAM, and every other advancement in between. Occasionally, you have to stop and wonder ‘why?’ Is technology actually advancing or is it merely progress for the sake of progress? One phenomenon in particular is near and dear to us, and…

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Tips for Booting Up Your Tech Career

It’s easy to have an idea of where you want to go and then wonder “Okay, what now?” There are plenty of options when it comes to starting a career path, but here are a few that we would recommend if you plan on going into the field of technology.  Step 1: Explore Job Roles It would be a little…

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Microsoft Outlook

We’re all about making life easier – especially when it comes to high-speed internet, business systems, and workflow. So what’s left now that you’ve got the best broadband and voice service bundled in your office? Some nifty and time-saving email tricks! Here’s our list of things you (probably) didn’t know about Microsoft Outlook: 1. Public Holidays If you’d like to…

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Students Travel to D.C., Learn About Government and Telcos #ruraliscool

Each year since its inception in 1995, the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour hosts high school students from across the United States in our nation’s capital. These teens gather together in this historic and powerful location to learn more about how #ruraliscool and what powers our rural communities – telecommunications! The students have a once-in-a-lifetime experience that is both…

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