Stories

Counting Your Devices: How Much Speed Do You Need?

November 11, 2022

Today’s homes are brimming with devices that connect to the internet. Technology is everywhere in your home, from tablets to smart TVs to cell phones and smart speakers. Because you use reliable high-speed internet from Alpine Communications, you can confidently stay connected to the internet for all of your streaming and internet needs. But, if your home is full of devices and people who regularly use them, you may wonder if you need to upgrade your internet speed.

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Building a Smart Backyard: Create Your Ideal Entertaining Space

November 8, 2022

If you’re like many homeowners over the past few years, you’ve already discovered the conveniences—and cost savings—of creating a smart home. From improved energy efficiency with smart thermostats to increased security of smart doorbells and cameras to the calm-inducing ambiance of smart lighting, smart home technology can transform your house into an ideal living space.

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Back to School Tech for Each Grade Level

October 24, 2022

As technology has improved over the past year, it is time to consider new devices and tech to make this a productive and engaging school year. And with Alpine Communications high-speed internet, your child can utilize this new tech at home, giving them an edge on learning and helping them explore their world.

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Roblox: What Parents Need to Know

October 17, 2022

Though Roblox is just one online game your child can play on Alpine Communications internet network, we think it’s worthy of your attention. And before you think that learning more about Roblox isn’t worth it, consider this: over half of all children under 16 played Roblox in 2020 alone, a truly astounding statistic. And as recently as May 2022, 43 million people played it daily.

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Marine Corps Born, Army Retired

October 10, 2022

Marine Corps born, Army retired is John Ciceron, Alpine’s newest broadband technician. While in the military, John ran wire for artillery units. He was a wire chief admin for two years working on satellite communications. John served in the Marine Corp Communications from 2000-2004 and the Minnesota Army National Guard Communications from 2004 – 2016.

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Puzzle Solver – Austin Behrend

October 4, 2022

Who doesn’t love a good puzzle? A good mystery to solve? Austin Behrend enjoys it so much, he decided to make it his profession. As System and Data Analyst for Alpine Communications, Austin gathers data and puts together the pieces to help with processes and procedures, visualize data through charts and graphs, and identify areas which may need attention.  

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Three Red Flags to Look for When Shopping for Home Internet

September 28, 2022

With all the various companies and their marketing materials, technical jargon, and incessant statistics about internet speeds and prices, it can be confusing to know how to choose the best home internet service. At Alpine Communications, we understand that choosing internet service can be frustrating. We try to provide straightforward, clear information so you can make the right choice for you and your family.

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It’s Time to Take Esports Seriously

September 22, 2022

Esports are on the rise—and it’s no longer just the domain of digitally savvy teenagers or young professionals. Esports—short for “electronic sports”—takes the hobby of online gaming against friends and transforms it into a competitive sport. Esports even has spectators, complete with leagues, analysis, commentators, and organized fans!

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Spotting Fraudulent Emails and Online Scams

September 14, 2022

We have discovered hackers are using Alpine Communications as their front to steal email credentials. Once hackers gain entrance into the email account, they are deleting existing email, adding a forward to email, and then setting it up to delete incoming emails once they have been forwarded. This allows all emails to be sent to a new email address without the customer knowing what has been delivered to their inbox. If you suspect you have entered information into a fake website, please call our 24/7 tech support, 1-888-264-2908, to have us assist in reviewing email preferences.

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Resources for Navigating Tech Use with Your Kids

September 1, 2022

Parenting in the 2020s comes with complications that did not exist less than a two decades ago. And technology—especially smartphones and tablets—add to those complications. From the distractions of texting and gaming to "addiction" to social media and the constant concern over inappropriate online content, today’s tech can be very problematic.

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