The Young Family Foundation — the nonprofit organization founded by the owning family of YK Communications — proudly announces its 2021 scholarship recipients. These six students reside in the YK Communications broadband Internet and voice service area and recently graduated from high school. Each plans to attend an accredited college or vocational school located in the state of Texas. We
We may not be living on Mars or traveling to work using jet packs, but there’s no doubt the coming years will bring many exciting technological advances. What’s next in technology is a strange yet exciting topic. Here at YK Communications, our Network Operations team keeps eyes on the future and closely follows trends. By doing so, our team can prepare
People are more vulnerable to hackers. Here’s how you can guard against them. Here at YK Communications, we all know the feeling, that awful sinking in your stomach when you realize you’ve clicked a link that you shouldn’t have. Maybe you were in a hurry, or it was a popup ad. Also see YK’s How To Avoid Facebook Scams. Whatever
At YK Communications, we know that no matter the age, we all strive for and enjoy independence. From the time we are born, our parents teach us how to care for ourselves until we reach adulthood. Then, the cycle continues with us teaching our children the value of doing things for themselves. Independence is instilled and the desire to remain
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
The holidays are drawing near,so gather ‘round as we spread some cheer.YK’s favorite films of the seasonare listed below – be sure not to miss ‘em.Take a look at our top movie picksto warm your heart or leave you in stitches. ——— What is your name? Manuel Gonzalez What is your title? Combination Technician What is your favorite holiday movie?
It’s everyone’s worst nightmare — coming home to a place that’s been left in shambles. All your most prized possessions have been taken. All of the items you’ve worked so hard for — gone. You’ve been robbed. Are you an easy target for burglars? Unfortunately, many fall victim to burglary by getting stuck in the “that would never happen to
By now, most 2020-2021 students are back into the socially-distanced, temperature-checked, or virtual swing of things. Parents and guardians have made tough decisions about attending school and the subsequent scheduling and caregiving plans during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has understandably caused undue stress and anxiety for many. The last thing you should worry about as the students in your home
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
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 sets it apart from typical
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