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Commnet Broadband Expands High-Speed Broadband in Rural Southwest with Acquisition of Sacred Wind Enterprises

Commnet Broadband (“Commnet”), a regional owner and operator of bandwidth infrastructure serving the rural Southwest and wholly owned subsidiary of ATN International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATNI), will acquire Sacred Wind Enterprises, a privately owned rural telecommunications provider in New…

What is the FCC Affordable Connectivity Program?

Today’s internet is not just a source of near-endless entertainment…

Navajo Higher Education and Internet Providers Launch Non-profit Alliance

A nonprofit, the Alliance for Navajo Broadband, has been created…

How to Prepare for (and Ace!) Your Next Virtual Job Interview

Virtual interviewing is becoming more and more common in today’s…

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National Suicide Prevention Hotline

In addition to the devastating toll the COVID crisis has taken on the physical health of millions around the country, the pandemic-driven isolation has also had a tremendous impact on mental health. In fact, preliminary studies have shown a rise in suicide attempts and death by suicide since the pandemic started, especially in younger demographics. As a way to combat this troubling trend,…

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The Emergency Broadband Benefit

Helping Households Connect During the Pandemic The EBB is a temporary government program funded by the FCC to help offset the cost of broadband services for eligible households during COVID-19. The program begins on May 12th, 2021 and will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for eligible households…

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Ethics in Business: Annual Award Celebrates NM Leaders

Ethics in Business: Annual award celebrates NM leaders BY GARRISON WELLS/FOR THE JOURNAL ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — From behavioral health to telecommunications, New Mexico’s Ethics in Business’ 2021 award winners are a diverse group. But they have one thing in common: The awards, they say, are confirmation of the mission of their business or organization – and the community. “It’s a great honor, and…

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Hosting Your Own Watch Party

One thing the past year has taught us is that there are multiple ways to spend time virtually with friends and family with the help of technology and a reliable high-speed internet connection. For instance, you can even enjoy your favorite television shows or a watch a movie together by hosting your very own watch party. What Is A Watch Party? Before we…

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Cleaning Your Devices – Inside and Out

Spring is just around the corner, and you know what that means. It’s time for spring cleaning! When we think of spring cleaning, we typically think about dusting, vacuuming, mopping, and generally turning our homes inside out. But with the amount that we use our electronics, they could use a thorough scrub. So today, we’re going to talk about how you can spring…

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Switching to a New Computer – What You Need to Do

Getting a new computer is exciting, but making the switch can cause stress. You don’t want to lose any files, photos or important communication – and you don’t want to make it more complicated than it ought to be. Use our worry-free file transfer guide below. It, paired with a fast and reliable internet from Sacred Wind Communications will have you up and…

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Working to Equalize Access to Internet Services in Northwest New Mexico

Spend any amount of time talking to John Badal and you get the sense that he has caught a glimpse of the future. Perhaps there’s a blueprint to follow when it comes to getting broadband internet out to all of New Mexico, and the CEO of Sacred Wind Communications has a copy. But Badal knows all too well that the task of getting New Mexico…

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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 slow down, even when your internet connection is strong and stable. Let’s look at some of the common…

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Western U.S. Tribal Communities Cross the Digital Divide with Cambium Networks’ Wireless Fabric Technology

Schools, healthcare facilities and entire communities connect with affordable and reliable high capacity fixed wireless broadband and Wi-Fi technology ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., March 16, 2021 – Cambium Networks (NASDAQ: CMBM), a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced that it is supplying tribal communities in the Western United States with fixed wireless broadband and Wi-Fi solutions to deliver affordable high-speed internet…

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Remote Working Opportunities and Where To Find Them

Remote work is on the rise—and not just in the last year. Sure, the past 365 days brought on a massive surge in the number of remote workers. But believe it or not, the interest in remote work has been trending upwards for almost a decade now. It turns out that 2020 just expedited the inevitable! So if remote work is on your…

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The Importance of Redundant Fiber

Have you ever heard of redundant fiber? If you haven’t, you wouldn’t be alone—but here’s your opportunity to learn more about it. How does redundant fiber work and what does it means for you? The Downfall of Disconnection So much of our lives revolve around internet connectivity. It’s our source of work, play, social connection, information, and so much more. It’s kind of…

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Disposing of Old Devices Safely

Now that you’ve gotten those fun new electronic gadgets for Christmas, you’ll need to dispose of your old ones. You can’t just toss them in the garbage and start fresh with the latest iPhone since they’re full of your photos, emails, banking information and other important information. Luckily, you can safely get rid of your old cell phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer,…

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Smart Apps to Help Seniors Manage Their Health

As we age, maintaining good health becomes more complex, but it doesn’t need to be harder. Today’s tech-savvy seniors can access an endless array of smartphone and tablet apps designed to simplify the management of everything from physical fitness to diabetes. We’ve listed a few of our favorites below. And remember, you can download these and other great apps quicker than ever before…

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Affordable Computers for the Home

Buying a home computer is like that old cliché about buying a boat: You can spend as little or as much as you want and end up doing essentially the same thing. The point being, you don’t need to spend a fortune to “stay afloat” and perform the basics of internet surfing, document editing, email, socializing, shopping, banking, and video streaming. Computer makers…

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Surprising Ways the Internet Can Help You Study

Although each of us learns in our own way, none of us can learn all on our own. We need resources to help us study successfully, and as with most things these days, there are plenty of options online. Sure, if you aren’t careful, the internet can be a distraction, but if you use it right, it’s the perfect place for students of…

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Safe Online Messaging Apps For Kids

Our children are growing up in the digital age, surrounded by technology in all its wonder—and danger. While there are plenty of good reasons to embrace technology, it represents a significant risk for children, who can easily get lured by online predators. Apps like Facebook Messenger, Twitter, and Instagram were not designed with kids in mind. Parental controls aside, most kids are savvy…

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At Home Learning Strategies

This school year will certainly put a lot of stress on parents, who must unexpectedly navigate the virtual learning landscape on top of their jobs and other responsibilities. How do you keep students, who would prefer to think of the new school year as an extension of summer break, focused on learning? In addition to having fast and reliable internet from Sacred Wind…

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How to Share Memories Online (While Still Keeping Your Kids Safe)

From birthdays and milestones to silly selfies on an ordinary Tuesday, parents have tons of opportunities to share aww-worthy moments online. But does sharing photos with family and friends on the internet put your family’s security at risk? It doesn’t have to! Check out these tips for sharing those special moments with your loved ones while still keeping your kids safe. Use the…

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Avoiding Online Scams

Internet fraudsters are always looking to take advantage of increased web traffic and online spending, like we have seen since this pandemic started. However, there are some simple things you can do to avoid falling prey to these high-tech con artists. Go Phish Busy people get emails all the time. You tend to lose track of which ones are legitimate and which ones…

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Connecting to a Healthier You in 2021

Let’s face it, we’d all like to put 2020 in the rearview mirror as soon as possible and get 2021 off to a positive start. One great way to do that is by committing to a healthier lifestyle, from diet and nutrition to exercise. To make it a little bit easier, we’ve rounded up some great online tools that will keep you motivated…

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