• Tuesday’s Tip with Amanda: Get an accurate Internet speed test result.

    Sometimes when troubleshooting your internet connection at home you may run a speed test to see what your internet connection speed is. Are you getting the accurate results? With this week’s tip, I wanted to share a few hints on how to make sure you are getting the correct information. Read more >>

  • Tuesday's Tip with Amanda: Optimizing Your Streaming Experience

    Many of us now not only stream YouTube videos but entire television shows. This week, I wanted to share a few tips and things to consider when streaming content and maybe improve your experience.

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  • Which Music Streaming Service Should You Try?

    Now that Apple Music has joined the competitive ranks of Spotify, Google Play, Rhapsody and other music streaming services, there’s no better time to see which service you should tune in to. Here are some key comparisons to consider before switching stream camps or signing up altogether.

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  • Why So Slow? A Few Common Reasons Your Internet Is Slow

    Does it suddenly feel like your Internet connection has lost the zip it had when you first started service? Do you have to deal with the annoying issue of freezing and crashing when it comes to your Internet? This type of issue can greatly interrupt the efficiency of your day, but there are a few ways to check if it’s an easy fix. Read on for a few reasons that your Internet is no longer top notch. Read more >>

  • Signs Your Internet Security May Be Compromised

    You have read a few blogs on how to protect your computer from malicious attacks. But how, then, can you tell if those measures have worked? We’ve compiled a list of a few ways to tell whether or not your Internet Security has been compromised. Read more >>

  • Tuesday’s Tip with Amanda: Customizing Your Dish Network Channel Guide

    The Dish Network channel guide is a handy tool which helps you see what shows are on your favorite channels and saves you time. You don’t have to scroll through each channel to see what is on. Are you using the channel guide to its fullest potential? Read more >>

  • Which Windstream Shield Security Protection Is Right for You?

    We recently updated our security Shields to give all of our High-Speed Internet customers 3 different simplified options to protect their personal information and devices. Click on the following pages to learn more about some of the different features of these packages, then follow the chart below to consider which Shield protection is right for you. 

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  • Tuesday’s Tip with Amanda: Getting the Most Out of Your Wireless Connection

    Having a wireless network in your home is a great way to have several devices online at one time. It also allows you to go from room to room without cords following you everywhere. In order to work properly, a wireless network needs to be set up correctly and maintained. With this in mind, here are some helpful tips for getting the most of your home wireless connection. Read more >>

  • What is the Hopper? Cool Features About the DISH-Powered Tool

    Windstream’s partnership with DISH not only provides all-around, comprehensive solutions to your digital TV needs, but comes with all the powerful perks DISH has to offer. One of the most unique tools DISH offers is The Hopper. Read more >>

  • Are You Protected? The Importance of Firewalls

    Long gone are the days where you could simply power up your computer and go about your business. “Bad guys” are lurking at every virtual corner in wait for you to make a mistake. All it takes is one weakness in your computer’s defense and everything private has the potential to become public or get stolen. One of the most basic defenses (and one of the strongest) is your firewall. According to the NCSA Cyber Security Survey, only 4% of Americans say they understand firewalls “completely” and more than four out of ten Americans (44%) don’t understand how firewalls work. Read on for a little knowledge regarding firewalls and why you need to make sure yours is enabled. Read more >>

  • How to Connect Your Satellite Dish to Your TV

    You have your TV, dish, dish receiver and cables, now you just need to snap your fingers and the magical satellite genie will assemble everything, right? Well not quite; as you have probably learned, there are a lot of different pieces and the instructions aren’t always the best. Most providers including Windstream offer professional installation on all digital TV packages. However, if for whatever reason you choose to do the installation yourself, this article will help you get started and put you on your way to enjoying your new satellite TV service. Read more >>