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March 06, 2020 | General

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. For instance, if a family of four is signing up for services and they each have a phone and/or tablet, they all want...

October 31, 2019 | Tech Talk

Cutting the Cord: The Basics

What is streaming? So you’ve heard about streaming, but you’re not sure what it is and how to go about it. If you’ve ever watched Netflix or listened to music on Spotify, you have been streaming. Instead of using a cable or satellite transmission, you are using your internet connection to receive content.   How do...