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Changes to Phone Service

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

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The Local GIG – May 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

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The Local GIG – April 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

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The Local GIG – March 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.

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The Local GIG – February 2022

Well-traveled, well-read, and well-fed; those all sound pretty great, right? We’re covering all three in this newsletter. We have cooking tips, how to pick your next favorite book, and some ideas to inspire your vacation planning. We’ll also cover smart devices you’ll want and the must-see documentaries available on streaming

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FASTnet Expanding Footprint and Reliability

FASTnet took a major step today in expanding its footprint and reliability. FASTnet employees, 4-County employees and contractors, strung a lengthy span of high-speed fiber across the highway, from pole to pole, at the intersection of U.S. 82 and Hwy. 45 Alt. The completed job will enable FASTnet to expand

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Breaking Down Barriers

Kelly and Lori Reed have been breaking down barriers their entire lives. But sometimes, they say, it’s nice to have a little help. The hearing-impaired couple recently received a heaping helping hand of assistance from FASTnet, 4-County Electric Power Association’s broadband subsidiary. The Reeds are the first customers in the

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The Local GIG – January 2022

Let’s face it. The last two years haven’t been easy. But we believe 2022 will be a fantastic year. And to kick things off, we’re giving you some feel-good news stories, financial tips to set you up for success, and the info you need to know on streaming for the

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The Local GIG – December 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We hope this season brings you joy and plenty of smiles and laughter with family and friends, no matter how you celebrate. Along with the holidays come thoughts of resolution and change in the new year. So we have tips to help

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The Ultimate Streaming Gift Guide

Holiday shopping can be stressful, especially when buying for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list. How can you possibly choose something they’ll like when they’re so particular or already have just about everything they want? Well, what if we told you that there are gifts you can give your friends

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Where to Find Deals on Cyber Monday

The 2021 holiday shopping season is just around the corner—and with global supply chain shortages and delays, online shopping will be more competitive than ever. And the competition for the best 4K TVs, smartphones, tablets, laptops and smart home devices will be red hot. So when is the best time

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The Local GIG – October 2021

In this month’s edition of The Local Gig, we’ve got lots of ways you can save money on your in-home tech, plus some new recipes to try. You’ll also find a Spotify playlist to get you in the mood for all the fall festivities. Finally, we think you’ll love these

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Dove Season and Fiber

Just a reminder as Dove season is kicking off. We’ve got lots of new fiber in the air this year and want to remind all our dove hunters to please be mindful of that. Fiber and birdshot don’t mix well.  https://www.4cfastnet.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/dove-season-fiber.mp4

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The Local GIG – September 2021

Looking to try something new this fall? Stream a new show, start a new hobby, or launch a new career with the resources in this month’s FASTnet subscriber newsletter the Local Gig. As the weather cools, save this newsletter to help you start something new—whether it’s a new instrument, a

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Fast, Affordable, and Reliable Broadband Service

FASTnet delivers fast, affordable and reliable broadband service. But if you need another reason to sign up, remember: we’re a local company made up of your friends ,family and neighbors. We are local folks working hard to make life better for all of us. https://www.4cfastnet.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/community_FAST.mp4

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The Local GIG – August 2021

Should you stay or should you go?  Either way, there’s something helpful for you in our August roundup of our favorite resources from around the web. After a year or more of staring at the same four walls, it’s no wonder people are itching to hit the road and see

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Affordable Connectivity Program

Starting January 1, 2022, the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program will end and will change to the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). In addition to name change, there will be other major changes to the program as well. For existing EBB participants (those who were enrolled in the program prior to

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The Local GIG – July 2021

Summer is in full swing, and we’re all on the lookout for ways to beat the heat. Stay inside, stay cool, and stay oconnected with this roundup of great ideas from around the web (and your high-speed internet from FASTnet. In this month’s edition of The Local Gig, you’ll find

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Common Causes of Wi-Fi Interference

Common Causes of Wi-Fi Interference We all know that feeling. You’re right in the middle of doing something important on your phone, tablet, or laptop when all of a sudden… your Wi-Fi cuts out! What gives? There are a surprising number of things that can cause your Wi-Fi connection to

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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 fraudster in our inbox, but unfortunately, that’s not always the case. The truth is that scammers are getting smarter.

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Bandwidth and Latency Differences

Most of us understand the basics of the internet – just enough to log onto Wi-Fi and maybe turn the router on and off when it starts to malfunction. However, are you familiar with the terms ‘bandwidth’ and ‘latency’? If you’re not, that’s okay – you’re not alone! Both terms

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