Tag Archive: Internet

Mar
26

5 Social Media 101 Tips for Businesses

Networking is no longer just updating your business card and dispersing as needed. It has become more than just rubbing elbows with fellow business owners at the annual banquet and making calls to potential clients. Today’s definition of networking includes an array of virtual options that are becoming common-place in the communication mix, and we …

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Mar
12

Spring Cleaning your Computer

Has your documents folder become the junk drawer of your computer? You don’t notice until your once fleeting load time has become more of a bathroom break between tasks. Well, it’s that time of year. Open up the windows, let the fresh air in and clean out those pesky untouched programs, services and files. It’s …

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Mar
10

Troubleshooting Home Network Issues

Having problems with your Internet connection can be frustrating and confusing. After your first 12 tries at the refresh button, you restart the device. All that does is gives you a few minutes to contemplate just how frustrated you are. It still doesn’t work. Great Plains Communications wants to give you a few tips on …

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Feb
10

Help us Celebrate Safer Internet Day 2015!

Safer Internet Day (SID) started as an initiative and has grown into a landmark event. Forming in Europe, the Insafe organization has grown above and beyond its original geographic zone and now celebrates in more than 100 countries worldwide, across all continents. Striving to address an emerging online issue each year, Insafe has shed light …

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Nov
20

Mysteries of “The Cloud”?

What is “the cloud”? Most people think of it as a technological mystery, an untouchable place, a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere. No matter how you visualize “the cloud” in your mind, Great Plains Communications wants to share some information on not only what it is, but what you can …

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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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