Author: PJ Hughes

Uplifting Our Communities

March 21, 2024

4-County’s Impactful Contributions Through Its Foundation, FASTnet, and More. You may have heard our mission statement before: “We are a member-owned electric power association committed to improving the quality of life…

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West Point: Fiber is coming!

March 5, 2024

Residents of West Point, you can now get FASTnet internet. As of March 1, 2024, we will begin construction on our fiber backbone to the city and anticipate that we’ll be installing services in the next 2-3 months. So don’t wait, let us know you’re interested today. Visit our Check Availability page and put in […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Internet Service: FASTnet’s Top FAQs Answered

February 8, 2024

As your local internet provider, we at FASTnet understand the importance of swiftly resolving issues so you can fully enjoy your high-speed internet. To assist you in troubleshooting common problems, we compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions from our valued customers. Let’s dive in and address these concerns so you can get […]

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Parental Controls: Navigating Kids’ Online World with Smart Home Wi-Fi

January 9, 2024

Balancing Connectivity and Safety with Children’s Devices With new tech entering our homes all the time (especially after the holiday season), now is the perfect time to take the reins on your Wi-Fi network. Enter the Smart Home Wi-Fi app, your new best friend in understanding and managing your young one’s Wi-Fi usage. This app […]

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Guests and Gifts: 5 Tips to Prepare Your Wi-Fi Network for the Holidays

December 21, 2023

It’s that time of year again: hosting season. You’ve planned the food, beverages, games, and fun—but what about the Wi-Fi? With more devices than ever, your family holiday party might require more bandwidth than you think. Picture this:  The kids are out for winter break and are determined to spend it gaming, video calling, and […]

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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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