Author: PJ Hughes

Why Nothing Beats Fiber Internet

January 4, 2023

You’re probably bombarded by lots of advertising trying to persuade you to switch internet providers…

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Holiday Streaming Tech Gift Guide

December 8, 2022

2022’s early Thanksgiving offers holiday gift buyers more time to get their shopping done…

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New Payment Option

December 1, 2022

Paying your FASTnet bill just got easier, with a new option. FASTnet customers can now pay their bill at any of the payment kiosks that 4-County members currently use. There are 18 convenient locations around the service territory. Find the one nearest you here: Kiosk Locations

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Troubleshooting Your Internet

October 28, 2022

No one likes internet issues, but with so many variables, you might experience a brief outage from time to time. Here’s a guide to troubleshooting your connection—wherever the problem lies. 1. Let’s start with the basics When you’re trying to reconnect as fast as possible, the most obvious solutions might slip your mind. Here are […]

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What’s Gig Speed and What Can It Do?

October 3, 2022

Fast internet is basically a home essential for most of us. If you work from home, stream your favorite shows, video chat with loved ones or just enjoy a social media scroll, you know the perils of slow internet. So, what does fast internet look like, and what do terms like “gig” really mean? Terminology […]

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Streaming 101

We could all stand to pay a little less for our favorite shows and movies, right? Streaming services often claim to be less expensive than cable or satellite TV services—but is it true? Let’s compare factors like price, reliability, viewing experience, and flexibility to see if “cutting the cord” could be the right move for […]

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Changes to Phone Service

June 7, 2022

Alianza will be implementing 10-digit dialing for our customer accounts between 6/27/22 and 7/1/22. After this is implemented, local calls dialed with only seven digits may not be completed, and a recording will inform you that your call cannot be completed as dialed. You must hang up and dial again using the area code and […]

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The Local GIG – May 2022

May 13, 2022

Tax season is behind us, so we can all breathe easier. And if you received a refund this year, we’ve got a few tips on how to spend it. We’ll also help you save a little money when traveling for a record number of weddings this year. If you’re looking to enjoy fresh fruits and […]

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The Local GIG – April 2022

April 12, 2022

The days are longer and warmer, which means it’s time to start those DIY projects and plan vacations. Spring is a great time of year (if you can stop sneezing from the pollen), and we’ve rounded up some tips and resources to make the season great. And if you’re staying inside to avoid allergies, we’ve […]

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The Local GIG – March 2022

March 9, 2022

If your air fryer is still in the box, you’ll want to keep reading. We’ve got healthy air fryer recipes to get you started on this latest cooking trend. And while you’re waiting on that meal to finish, you can organize your Google Chrome tabs with a fun organizational tool. Plus, there’s an app to […]

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