March 16, 2020 | General

Updates on COVID-19

MCSnet has been closely following the global situation in regards to COVID-19 and its potential impacts closer to home. We want you to know that the health and safety of our staff, our clients, and our communities is our top priority. Health authorities have stated that the risk in Alberta is low at this time,…

March 06, 2020 | General, Tech Talk

Think before you click

We install home security so the bad guys don’t get into our houses, but what about those suspicious emails or chain letter messages asking you to click on a link? What is Malware? Malware is a combination of the words Malicious Software, and is known as a virus. The bad guys, or hackers, put in…

February 21, 2020 | General

Join us at our Tech Fair and Tasting!

April 4 is the day to bring your family and friends and join us as we host our first-ever Tech Fair at the St. Paul Rec Centre! It is MCSnet’s 25th anniversary and we want to show our appreciation to our customers and our local communities by celebrating with some fun activities and some great…

February 06, 2020 | Tech Talk

Why go Unlimited?

Have you noticed that some websites take a long time to load on your device? Some sites will give you the option to download the essentials and skip the animations or videos, but if you are loading the full website, you are using up more of your monthly traffic limit. In order to keep up…

January 09, 2020 | Tech Talk

How do I get the best Wi-Fi signal?

The internet and Wi-Fi are related, but they are not the same thing. The internet is a worldwide system of computer networks. You receive your internet connection from one of our towers that emits radio waves to a radio receiver mounted on your home or business. Wi-Fi is your wireless local area network (WLAN) that…

December 06, 2019 | General

How Much Internet Do I Need?

Do you watch Netflix? How often? Do you do any online gaming? These are just some of the questions we ask customers when they call in to sign up for internet services. The biggest data hogs The biggest data hogs are streaming videos and downloading video games, movies, or software updates. Netflix alone can use…