Author: PJ Hughes

12 Cyber Security Tips for the Holiday Season

November 21, 2023

Just like that, we’ve officially entered the holiday season: sweaters have made their annual debut, sweet treats seem to appear around every corner, and your morning hot coffee is even more of a necessity. Online activity soars as well, as families scour the internet for the greatest holiday deals, decide where to send their annual […]

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Your Journey to FASTnet Broadband

October 11, 2023

This comprehensive guide will walk you through the entire FASTnet customer journey, from initial sign-up to the moment you’re connected to the fastest, most reliable internet technology available. 1. The Decision to Upgrade The journey begins with your decision to upgrade your connection to the internet. To initiate the process, visit and navigate to […]

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How to Create Healthy Tech Habits This School Year

August 11, 2023

With the kids back in school for another year of learning and extracurricular activities, it’s time for parents to set new schedules and routines for managing their family’s work and school obligations. As you’re setting intentions for a new school year, we’re here to help you create healthy tech habits for you and your kids. […]

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Spotting Fraudulent Emails and Online Scams

July 10, 2023

Would you be able to recognize an online scam if you saw one? Most of us would like to think that we could identify a fraudster in our inbox, but unfortunately, that’s not always the case. The truth is that scammers are getting smarter. Every time a scam is exposed, a new, more sophisticated one […]

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Why Fiber Internet Is More Reliable in All Weather

June 7, 2023

Most people know that fiber internet is the fastest available. Its fiber optic technology transfers data at near-light speed, making streaming movies in 4K or sharing bandwidth with your family a breeze. But did you know fiber is also more reliable than other kinds of internet as well, especially in severe weather? Legacy internet connections […]

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Managing Your Child’s Screen Time

May 24, 2023

Five Tips for Managing Your Child’s Screen Time. It’s indisputable that the internet is a modern-day marvel of information, entertainment, economic empowerment, and global communication—for people of all ages! And at FASTnet, we’re proud that our advanced fiber network brings all of those benefits to our community and your family. That said, it’s not surprising […]

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Explaining Internet Speeds

May 18, 2023

Perhaps the most common question we hear from customers at FASTnet is: “what internet speed do I really need?” It’s actually an excellent question, and the answer can depend on a number of factors—from the number of people in the home and the number of devices regularly used at once to the types of online […]

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The Summer Slowdown

May 1, 2023

Preparing Your Home Internet for Increased Demand Accompanying Social Post: Prepare your home internet for a household full of devices and say goodbye to taking turns on the internet this summer. The summer television viewing season isn’t what it used to be. Once known for endless reruns and launches of shows that studios deemed less […]

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Bandwidth Hogs Slows Internet (Unless You Have Fiber)

April 4, 2023

Many internet users experience a sluggish connection even with “high-speed internet.” They’ve invested in a good Wi-Fi route…

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Creating a Portable Home Office

March 30, 2023

More Americans are working remotely than ever before. Indeed, some recent estimates indicate that nearly a quarter of all U.S. workers now work…

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