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What is ICAN?

March 2, 2020


The Iowa Cable Advertising Network  (ICAN) and South Slope are pleased to introduce a powerful building tool that may have been out of financial reach for local businesses until now. We have created a special partnership that involves local telephone companies and national television programmers like ESPN, HGTV and Fox News. Our model takes the […]

Security Tip: What is a Firewall?

February 27, 2020


Security Tip: What’s a Firewall? The safety of your businesses private information is often a top priority. In order to keep it safe, your company probably has precautionary measures set in place to protect it from potential risks. One of those protective systems may be known as a firewall. Almost anyone who has owned or […]

FedEx Shipping Scam

January 28, 2020


FedEx has notified customers of a scam where an individual receives a text or email telling them their package has arrived. FedEx has warned the public not to click on the link, as it’s not from them, and has been linked to scammers who want to steal your information. There are many ways to protect yourself […]

Meet the Business Team : Business Relations Manager, Tom Decker

January 9, 2020


You may have talked with him, but do you really know him? Learn more about our Business Relations Manager, Tom Decker! What is your favorite part about working at South Slope? Without a doubt my favorite part is that all employees truly have a customer first attitude and work together as a team. What’s your […]

Security Tip: Smishing

January 9, 2020


Many businesses use text messages as reminders for appointments and payment. Not only do internet criminals phish your email inbox, but did you know that they are using text messages to their advantage for phishing attempts known as “smishing?” Stay up to date on how to protect you and your clients from a smishing scam with […]

Security Tip: Protect yourself during tax season

January 6, 2020


Tax season is approaching. Prepare yourself for April with these security tips. Tax Security Incidents on the rise. Nearly double the number of tax-related scam incidents were viewed by the IRS in 2018 compared to 2017. There was a 29% increase in tax firms that experienced data theft, and a 60% increase in phishing attacks. […]

South Slope Launches New Business Internet Plans with Faster Speeds and No Contracts

October 1, 2018


South Slope Cooperative Communications today announced the launch of new internet plans for businesses featuring ultra-fast speeds and no contracts. Business owners have demonstrated a growing need for high-bandwidth internet to support data increases, numerous devices, and uploading to the cloud. South Slope’s new range of business internet plans offer speeds up to 1,000 megabits-per-second […]

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