Tag Archive: Internet

Jul
15

Three Reasons to Use a Home Wi-Fi Connection Instead of Mobile Broadband

Many cellular companies are now in the home Internet business, but are these services really as good as a fiber-based wireless network?  The short answer is: not really.  Here are three reasons why you should choose a wireless network powered by fiber-based network over Mobile Broadband. First off, a few definitions.  A wireless (or Wi-Fi) …

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Apr
24

5 Ways to Keep Yourself Safe Online!

Recently, there has been a lot of news about Internet safety and password protection.  While it is important to be aware of large scale cyber-threats, it’s important to stay vigilant online all of the time.  Everyday risks via malware, viruses, and shared computers can also pose a risk to your privacy and online security. Fortunately, …

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Dec
03

Now is the Right Time for a Wireless Network!

Are you still debating on setting up a wireless network in your home?  Well, we are making your decision much easier with our new Pick Your Promo campaign!  Right now, when you add a new service, you can pick between a Wireless Router FREE for six months or FREE Installation.   A wireless router is what allows …

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Apr
25

The Great Tech Video Contest’s First Great Video!

Have you seen our first video submission from our Great Tech Video Contest?  It was submitted by the Chadron office of Western Community Health Resources, which is a department of Chadron Community Hospital.  You may remember that Chadron featured one of our winners from our “do the BUNDLE” video contest, so the hospital is in great …

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Jan
22

Question and Answer Series about Cellular Broadband: Part One

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Being an Internet Service Provider, we get a lot of information about new technology and trends in the online world.  One of the biggest trends this year is cellular Internet provided by cellular companies.  Companies who provide cellular Internet services advertise that it can replace cable and fiber-based Internet. However, we want to answer a …

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Jan
17

2013 is the Year of the Safe Computer with SecureIT

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If one of your New Year’s resolutions this year was to stop spending time dealing with viruses, then we have a service for you.  We’ve been partners with SecureIT for quite some time, but many of our customers are still unfamiliar with this wonderful service. As your Internet provider, we are dedicated to keeping you …

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Nov
23

Making the Most of Your Cyber Monday

For those of us who prefer to sleep in after Turkey Day, but still love great deals, Cyber Monday is a dream come true.  While some deals still require you to be out of bed in the wee hours, none will demand that you sit outside in the winter or even get out of your …

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Nov
17

Gone Phishing: Protecting Yourself Against Email Scams

Here at Great Plains Communications we work hard to make sure that your webmail experience is as safe as possible. While our ultra-secure spam filter protects your email from nearly every threat, we have seen an increase in emails that may put your account at risk. Recently an email was sent to some Great Plain …

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Oct
04

Why We’re Falling for Fall

While winter blizzards may have us soon envying the seasonless residents of the West Coast, we know that they miss out on the best of what the seasons have to offer. We’re of course talking about fall; the perfect mix of turning leaves, beautiful weather and everything pumpkin.  Not to mention tons of football!! To …

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Sep
13

Find What You’re Looking For – Alltop

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Here at Great Plains Communications, we get excited when we can share new sites that we think make the Internet more fun or useful.  Well Alltop.com is one of those sites. Alltop.com is a site that brings together the most popular blogs about a particular topic and displays them for your perusing pleasure.  Sites are …

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