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Benefits of a Guest Network for your Business

June 13, 2022

When visiting a business, many customers want one thing – to connect to a free Wi-Fi service. Having access to free Wi-Fi improves relationships with customers. It also helps with your network security. Read below our top reasons how having a guest network can benefit your business. Improved network security: Allowing visitors to use a Wi-Fi […]

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Why Upload Speed Matters

June 7, 2022

When deciding on an internet plan, most people focus on the download speed without giving much thought to upload. That’s not surprising given that internet service providers often only advertise download speed because their upload speed is minimal in comparison. However, upload speed has become increasingly important for how you use the internet. First, let’s […]

June Business Spotlight: Dan and Debbie’s Creamery

May 27, 2022

This month’s Business Spotlight is on Dan and Debbie’s Creamery After nearly 25 years of milking cows, first-generation dairy farmers Dan and Debbie Takes of rural Ely expanded their small dairy farm by adding a production facility and farm-to-market store. Together with four of their six children, in 2016 their value added creamery opened as Dan […]

May Business Spotlight : LaMere Family Travel

April 28, 2022

This month’s Business Spotlight is on LaMere Family Travel. No matter where your final destination is, LaMere Family Travel can cover all the details. You deserve to have a worry-free trip wherever you go. Let LaMere Family Travel plan your next adventure! Owner David LaMere has been in the industry for over 22 years and […]

What is fiber, and how does it benefit me?

April 14, 2022

South Slope is bringing fiber optic technology to homes and businesses in Oxford, but why is this important?  Business Development Manager, Bre Horstman, shares helpful information about fiber and why it’s essential for businesses. For more information about our latest network expansion, read Building Fiber Network in Rural Oxford. 

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April Business Spotlight : iGYM

March 30, 2022

This month’s Business Spotlight is on iGYM. iGYM is a locally-owned gym that first opened in 2013 in Cedar Rapids. From the success of their first location, they opened a second gym in 2016 and recently opened a third in Tiffin. Their mission is to provide health and fitness for EVERY.BODY.  iGYM is a health […]

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March Business Spotlight : Bluebird Café

March 1, 2022

This month’s Business Spotlight is on Bluebird Café. Bluebird Café opened in 2011 and quickly became a North Liberty staple featuring an all-day-breakfast, lunch and dinner. This family-friendly establishment is known for their spicy Krakatoa omelet, mouth-watering cinnamon rolls, and robust coffee, which they sell at Hy-Vee, John’s Grocery and Sam’s Market. Lacey Meyne, Luke […]

Modern Technology Propels Amana Colonies’ Hotel Into Future

December 3, 2021

From the outside, the Amana Colonies in East-Central Iowa is known as a place you go to slow down, relax and take a step back in time. But inside the quaint, red brick buildings and gray wooden structures built in the 1800s surges something you might not expect: world-class fiber internet, boasting some of the […]

Realtors can now share $50 rewards with charity of choice!

October 28, 2021

Shout out to all of the Realtors in our area, this #tuesdaytip is for you!   Tuesday Tip: Business Development Manager, Bre, is here to tell you about the new updates made to the Refer a Buyer Program! Not only can your home buyer or business owner receiver $50 off of their bill, but now […]

Simplifying Internet Terminology

August 12, 2021

Have you ever wondered what all the terminology used in internet packages really means?  What is upload speed, download speed, megabits, kilobits, Wi-Fi?  Let’s break it down.  Download speed refers to the rate that data travels from the World Wide Web to your computer, laptop or smartphone and upload speed is the rate that data […]

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