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Family Fun: Virtual Activities and Creative Projects for Kids

June 19, 2024

Summer break is here, which means the kids are home, and the parents—maybe you reading this—are looking for ways to keep them entertained, engaged, and learning.

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The Effects of Weather on FASTnet Internet

May 17, 2024

When wild weather strikes, your internet connection may be temporarily disturbed. But at FASTnet, we’ve fortified our 100% fiber network with robust weather defenses to help minimize disruptions as much as possible. Let’s face it—internet connectivity relies on an intricate system…

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Winning at Remote Work

May 2, 2024

3 Tips to Boost Your Work-From-Home Productivity. It’s no secret—remote work has changed the way we approach our jobs, and it’s here to stay. According to recent studies, over 40 percent of full-time employees in the United States either work fully remotely or in a hybrid model…

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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 for all those we touch.”…

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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 4CFASTnet.com 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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