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The Effects of Weather on FASTnet Internet

The Effects of Weather on FASTnet Internet

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...
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Winning at Remote Work

Winning at Remote Work

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...
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Uplifting Our Communities

Uplifting Our Communities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,...
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12 Cyber Security Tips for the Holiday Season

12 Cyber Security Tips for the Holiday Season

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...
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Your Journey to FASTnet Broadband

Your Journey to FASTnet Broadband

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...
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How to Create Healthy Tech Habits This School Year

How to Create Healthy Tech Habits This School Year

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...
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Spotting Fraudulent Emails and Online Scams

Spotting Fraudulent Emails and Online Scams

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...
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Why Fiber Internet Is More Reliable in All Weather

Why Fiber Internet Is More Reliable in All Weather

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...
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Managing Your Child’s Screen Time

Managing Your Child’s Screen Time

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...
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Explaining Internet Speeds

Explaining Internet Speeds

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...
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The Summer Slowdown

The Summer Slowdown

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...
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Bandwidth Hogs Slows Internet (Unless You Have Fiber)

Bandwidth Hogs Slows Internet (Unless You Have Fiber)

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

Creating a Portable Home Office

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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What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?

What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?

Today’s internet is not just a source of near-endless entertainment options, email messages, and social media...
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Fiber vs. Cellular Internet

Fiber vs. Cellular Internet

Consumers today face an abundance of choices for high-speed internet. And since you're already paying...
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Connecting Your Devices

Connecting Your Devices

You’re probably bombarded by lots of advertising trying to persuade you to switch internet providers...
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Why Nothing Beats Fiber Internet

Why Nothing Beats Fiber Internet

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

Holiday Streaming Tech Gift Guide

2022’s early Thanksgiving offers holiday gift buyers more time to get their shopping done...
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Troubleshooting Your Internet

Troubleshooting Your Internet

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...
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What’s Gig Speed and What Can It Do?

What’s Gig Speed and What Can It Do?

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...
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Streaming 101

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...
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