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Xfinity To Increase Rates in 2023

Well, it’s that time of the year; the season has changed, the holidays are upon us, and Xfinity is raising their rates again. Here's how much more Xfinity customers in Greater Houston have to pay for service now.

December 9, 2022

Comcast; Xfinity; Price Hikes; Internet Bill; Cable Bill
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Tachus Lights 25,000 Homes!

Tachus now proudly serves 25,000 customers and counting! Learn about our 25,000th customer, Patrick!

November 30, 2022

Fiber Internet; fiber-optic Internet; North Houston; Greater Houston
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2022 Cyber Monday Deals You Don't Want To Miss

'Tis the season for deals and sales on the latest tech! Here on are some discounts on the latest gadgets you don't want to miss!

November 28, 2022

Tablets, laptops, smart tv, streaming devices, black friday, cyber monday, discounts, deals
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Tachus Turns Four!

Tachus is four years old! We're proud of everything we accomplished and look forward to Year Five!

November 28, 2022

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Where to Stream the Astros Championship Parade

The Houston Astros have finally won their second World Series! Here's how to stream the championship parade through downtown Houston today.

November 7, 2022

Astros; Houston; Parade; World Series; Championship; MLB; Streaming
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How to Stream the World Series

Stream every game of the World Series! Here’s how you can watch them without cable.

November 4, 2022

MLB, Astros, Playoffs, Postseason, Stream, Cable, Cut the cord
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How to Stream the 2022 FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup in Qatar starts on November 20th. Here’s how you can stream the World Cup and enjoy each soccer match without cable.

October 28, 2022

FIFA World Cup, Soccer, Streaming TV, Stream, Cut the Cord
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The Tachus Super Neighbor Referral Program

Introducing the Tachus Super Neighbor Program! Want free Internet PLUS additional perks? Learn how here.

November 11, 2022

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How to Stream the Astros in the Playoffs

Stream every Astros Playoffs game and watch them earn history again! Here’s how you can watch them without cable.

October 27, 2022

MLB, Astros, Playoffs, Postseason, Stream, Cable, Cut the cord
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What Is a Tachus VIP?

So, your community is Open for Reservations. Here's what that means, and why you have a lot to gain.

October 25, 2022

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How Often Should I Clear My Cache?

You don’t have to wait for something to stop working to clear your cache. Clearing it regularly can help stop you from running into such issues in the first place. Here's why.

October 6, 2022

Browser, Clear Cache, Cache, Cookies
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Shows Premiering on Streaming Services This Fall

Many shows, both new and returning, are premiering on streaming services this Fall! Here is where you can find them, and when they will premier.

September 23, 2022

Streaming, Cut the Cord, Cable, TV
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5 Steps To Getting Tachus

So, you entered your address in our address checker...what's next? We need your help raising interest in your neighborhood so that we can build our blazing-fast Fiber Internet in your area.

October 21, 2022

Fiber Internet, fiber-optic, Internet service
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How To Watch the 2022 Emmys without Cable

Tune in to the Emmys without cable tonight to see how your favorite shows measure up, and who’s taking home an Emmy award. Here's how.

September 14, 2022

Emmys, Streaming, NBC
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5 Simple Steps to Switch to a VoIP

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain from unbundling from your landline and using a VoIP. That’s why we’re sharing five easy steps to make the switch.

October 21, 2022

VoIP, Voice over Internet Protocol, Phone, Landline, Home Phone
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Back-to-School Deals on Devices You Don’t Want To Miss

We at Tachus want to let you know about some back-to-school deals on computers and other devices that we think you, or the college student in your life, should know about.

September 9, 2022

laptops, computers, devices, laptop sales, laptop deals
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Tachus Picks: Best Fantasy Football Websites

Finding the right website to host your fantasy football league can make a huge difference in how you and your friends play the game. Here are some of our top picks for fantasy Football platforms for your league.

August 19, 2022

Football, NFL, Fantasy Football
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How To Watch Houston Texans Games Without Cable

How do you plan to watch your favorite NFL team? You can cut the cord on cable and STILL watch the Texans games using a streaming service.

October 7, 2022

Houston Texans, Texans games, NFL,
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Starlink Funding Denied by FCC

On August 10, 2022, it was announced that the FCC denied SpaceX for a $886 million subsidy for Starlink. Here's why.

August 11, 2022

Starlink, SpaceX, Elon Musk, SpaceX Starlink,
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What To Do If a Website Is Down

When was the last time you tried to check social media or access your favorite streaming service, only for the site to not open? Learn how you can find out if a website is down, and how you can use the tools available to you to be a resource-savvy surfer.

August 5, 2022

Website is down, downdetector.com, website outage
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Tachus’ Net Promoter Score Distinguishes It as An Industry Leader Among ISPs

Tachus has been given an NPS score of 88! Here's what that means.

September 12, 2022

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Why You Shouldn’t Test Your Internet Speed on Your Phone

Speed tests are simple and take only moments, which is why you may be tempted to run one on your phone. However, you may not get accurate test results this way. Here’s why you shouldn’t use your phone to test your Internet speed, and what you should use instead.

October 21, 2022

Internet speed test
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The Difference Between a Static and a Dynamic IP Address

Here’s what you need to know about static and dynamic IP addresses, how they work, and the benefits of each one.

July 20, 2022

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What Is an Ethernet Switch?

When you’re setting up your network at home, it’s often a good idea to use wired connection for at least a couple of your most important devices. Here's why a network switch can help with that.

October 6, 2022

Ethernet Switch, Network Switch, Internet Switch
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Tachus Lights Our 20,000th Customer!

Today, we've officially lit out 20,000th customer with our blazing-fast Fiber Internet!

July 8, 2022

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Tachus Announces New Additions to Our Leadership Team

Hal Brumfield, chief executive officer of Tachus Fiber Internet, one of the fastest growing fiber-to-the-home internet service providers in Texas, today announced key changes to the Company’s executive leadership team.

July 1, 2022

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Introducing the Tachus Referral Program

Tachus is introducing a referral program for customers to earn a FREE month of Internet!

July 29, 2022

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The Best Movies To Stream in December 2022

From brand new streaming movies that have just been released to more time-honored films that deserve a re-watch, here are some of the most popular movies available on streaming services right now.

December 8, 2022

Streaming, Movies, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime,
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How Much Data Is Used When Streaming TV?

How much data do you use when streaming TV? Find out how much data your favorite streaming service uses here.

June 17, 2022

Streaming, Data Caps, Data Limits, Data Usage
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How To Watch Astros Games Without Cable

Want to watch your favorite baseball team this season without cable TV? Here are a few ways you can watch the Houston Astros live using a streaming service.

November 3, 2022

Houston Astros, Streaming, Cord Cutting
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Tachus to Bring Fiber Internet to the Dallas-Fort Worth Area in 2022

Tachus is officially announcing plans to bring our reliable, blazing-fast Fiber Internet service to residential customers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area starting in 2022.

June 29, 2022

Fiber Internet, Dallas
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Tachus Executives Hal Brumfield, Carter Old Named Ernst & Young 2022 Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Finalists

Tachus' very own Hal Brumfield and Carter Old have been named finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year!

June 6, 2022

EY, Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur
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Tachus TV: A Solution to Streaming

Tachus is excited to announce that we are partnering with MyBundle.TV—a service that makes the switch to streaming seamless. Find the best on-demand and live TV streaming services and finally ditch the over-priced cable plans for good!

June 9, 2022

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The Tachus Referral Program

Refer a friend, and you both get a month of FREE Tachus Fiber Internet service! Here's how it works.

September 14, 2022

Referral Program; Refer a Friend
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3 Secrets of the Internet Service Industry

The Internet is an essential resource. That’s why providers should be honest and straightforward with their customers. Is your ISP being transparent with you? Find out here.

June 10, 2022

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Tachus to Serve as Principal Sponsor of MercyMe Concert!

Tachus is excited to announce we're joining forces with KSBJ to sponsor the MercyMe concert on May 7!

May 6, 2022

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Tachus Named ISP With the Fastest Median Download Speed in Houston

Ookla named Tachus the Internet provider with the fastest median download speed in Houston! Read how we have made that possible.

June 2, 2022

Fiber Internet, Fast, Fastest
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Community Spotlight: Jim and Romy's Story

Jim and Romy McCloskey, longtime Tachus supporters, have just gotten their service installed. Here's their story.

April 22, 2022

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Community Spotlight: Ronald and Jennifer’s Story

Ronald and Jennifer Keichline, a longtime supporters of Tachus in Alden Bridge, just got service installed. Here's their story.

April 22, 2022

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How Is Fiber Internet Installed?

Here are all the steps Tachus takes to bring our Fiber Internet service to a community.

August 23, 2022

Fiber, fiber-optic, Fiber Internet
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How Tachus Is Ensuring Communities Always Have Service

Learn what steps Tachus is taking to guarantee the highest level of reliability and durability for our customers.

June 10, 2022

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How To Protect Your Sprinkler System During Construction

If you're expecting construction crews to work across your front right-of-way or yard, here are some steps you can take to make sure your sprinkler system is in tip-top shape for the spring and summer.

April 6, 2022

Construction, Sprinklers
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Kingwood Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Recap

On March 29, 2022, Tachus celebrated the completion of our 100% Fiber network in Kingwood.

April 20, 2022

Kingwood, Ribbon Cutting
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Tachus Lights Its First Home in Atascocita

As of March, 2022, Tachus has installed our service to our very first customers in Atascocita!

April 29, 2022

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Bring TACHUS to Kingwood: Eric's Story

Ready for a new Internet provider, residents of Kingwood took matters into their own hands became Tachus' fastest built and installed region to date. Here's how.

April 6, 2022

Community, Kingwood, Enrollment
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Bring TACHUS to Kingwood: Tammy's Story

Ready for a new Internet provider, residents of Kingwood took matters into their own hands became Tachus' fastest built and installed region to date. Here's how.

April 20, 2022

Community, Kingwood, Enrollment
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Tachus to Host Kingwood Ribbon Cutting Event

Come enjoy some free tasty treats and get to know the Tachus team as we close out a community project 2 years in the making!

March 31, 2022

Kingwood, Ribbon Cutting
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What Is a Fiber Internet Modem?

What’s the difference between the Fiber modems we install and cable modems you’ve used in the past?

October 26, 2022

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Charges To Look for On Your Internet Bill

Want to know if your ISP is unnecessarily charging you extra fees? Here are some examples of extra fees to look for on your next Internet bill:

August 16, 2022

Billing, contracts
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Fiber Internet vs Cable Internet

No matter how you compare Fiber and copper cable, Fiber has a distinct advantage over cable. Here are some reasons why Fiber is superior to cable.

June 10, 2022

Fiber Internet vs Cable
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The DOs and DON'Ts of Your Tachus Modem

If you don’t know very much about your Tachus modem, don’t worry. Here are some basic tips when it comes to connecting to and using our equipment.

October 21, 2022

Modem, Equipment
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TV Antennas That Will Help You Cut the Cable Cord

If you’re interested in gaining access to more TV channels without paying for cable, an antenna might be a good fit for you. Here are some that we recommend.

June 10, 2022

Cut the Cord, Antennas
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How to Watch the 2022 Winter Olympics Without Cable

With 109 different games now featured, there is no shortage of events that you can tune in and watch. Here’s how you can watch this year’s games without cable TV.

August 22, 2022

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Streaming Devices That Will Help You Cut the Cord

Considering cutting the cord but you're not sure which streaming device to go with? Check out some recommendations from Tachus customers and employees!

August 22, 2022

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The Tachus Advantage

What are the benefits of signing up for Tachus? Here are some things you can count on from our service.

February 2, 2022

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How To Cut the Cord on Cable for Good

If you’re unhappy with your cable TV service, use the following steps to see if streaming is right for you.

August 22, 2022

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How Much Internet Speed Do You Need?

How much speed do you need? It’s not always easy to figure out what Internet speed your household needs—especially as you upgrade or add to the devices your household uses. Here are a few things to consider.

August 23, 2022

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Why Tachus Installs Flowerpots in Front Yards

Have you seen front yards and rights-of-way in your community that have big, green utility boxes on them? Let's talk about what these boxes do, why several fiber Internet providers use them, and why Tachus installs buried flowerpots instead.

August 24, 2022

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Is It Time To Upgrade to 1 Gig This Holiday Season?

Whatever Internet plan you’re on, you should be expecting to use it to it’s fullest the closer you get to Christmas, and especially on Christmas Day itself. Is your current Internet connection up to the task, or is it time to upgrade?

December 16, 2021

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12 Things We Are Thankful for This Holiday Season

2021 has been an eventful year for Tachus. With your support we’ve grown, brought our service into new communities, and even moved to a new home! We have a lot to be thankful for. That’s why as we get closer to Christmas and the end of 2021, we at Tachus would like to take a moment to reflect on the 12 things we are most thankful for this holiday season.

February 3, 2022

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Why Fiber Will Keep You Cozy and Connected This Holiday Season

Each year, the Internet sees a spike in usage during the holiday season. Unfortunately, for this reason, users experience slower speeds, network congestion, and higher latency during the holidays as well. The good news is that fiber’s future-proof technology will keep users cozy and connected this holiday season.

December 3, 2021

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Tachus Turns Three

Tachus is officially three years old! We've come a long way in the last three years, and we look forward to seeing where we'll go in Year Four!

December 12, 2021

4:00 Minutes
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VoIP: Why It's Time to Ditch Your Landline

Here are some reasons VoIP will benefit you more than your current phone service at home, and why its time to leave the landline behind.

October 21, 2022

5:00 Minutes
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The History Behind International Internet Day

In celebration of International Internet Day, let’s talk about the history of the Internet, the event that kicked it all off, and the advancements that have been made since.

October 29, 2021

4:00 Minutes
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How Fiber Internet and IoT Technology Work Together

Fiber Internet can enable you to get the most out of your IoT devices and there’s no better Internet connection type to support them. Here's why.

October 22, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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Internet Contracts: What You Should Know

Don't be tricked by an Internet provider's contract. Let’s talk about what you should look out for in these contracts when considering signing up for Internet service.

December 8, 2022

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Tachus Hits 10,000 Customer Milestone

Tachus has officially grown to serve 10,000 customers and counting!

November 11, 2021

7:00 Minutes
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Eight Simple Internet Safety Rules To Follow

In this day and age, you can never be too safe when using the Internet. Here are some easy rules to follow when going online.

September 20, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Why Fiber Is the Best Tool for Remote Learning

School districts in Texas have begun to consider once again offering virtual learning. Here's how fiber can help.

March 11, 2022

2:00 Minutes
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Tachus Lights Its First Home in Harris County

Tachus is excited to announced that we are now serving homes in Harris County!

October 8, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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Starlink vs. Fiber Internet

What is Starlink, and how does it work? How fast will it be, and will it replace Fiber? Read more here.

November 8, 2022

2:00 Minutes
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A Look Back at Bentwater

Two years ago today, we installed our service to our very first customers and officially began providing homes with our fiber Internet.

April 20, 2022

2:00 Minutes
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Tachus Receives the Safe Digging Partner Award from CenterPoint Energy

This year on National Call Before You Dig Day, CenterPoint Energy has presented their Safe Digging Partner award to Tachus.

November 19, 2021

4:00 Minutes
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What Is the Difference Between Dark and Lit Fiber?

What exactly do "dark fiber" and "lit fiber" mean, and how are they relevant to the fiber Internet service we receive?

August 9, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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What Is Broadband Internet?

What is broadband? How do we define it, and what standards does it set for our Internet connection?

July 31, 2021

7:00 Minutes
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Why Fiber Is Future Proof

With a new world record for data-transmission speed over fiber, it's become more clear that fiber is future proof. Here's why.

July 26, 2021

3:00 Minutes
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Why Tachus' Bills Are So Simple

Our customers frequently ask us why our bills are only one line long and so simple. Here's why.

October 26, 2022

2:00 Minutes
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An Update in The Woodlands

The summer of 2021 has been an exciting time for Tachus in The Woodlands. Read more to learn what's been happening.

July 22, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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What Is the Meaning Behind Tachus?

Where does the name "Tachus" come from, and why did we choose it? In this post we discuss what our name means and why we use it.

July 2, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Just How Fast Is 1 Gbps?

What is a gigabit? How fast are gigabit speeds? We discuss just how fast 1 Gbps is, and what Internet speeds like that can do for you.

June 24, 2021

3:00 Minutes
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How Fiber Internet Can Benefit You

Because of the many benefits fiber Internet has to offer, more and more homeowners are switching to it once it's in their area; here’s why you should too.

August 5, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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What Is the Difference Between FTTH, FTTC, and FTTN?

Knowing the difference between the different types of fiber networks can make a difference in your ability to fully utilize a fiber Internet connection.

July 20, 2022

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The Woodlands Approves Fee for Damaged Utility Lines

On May 26, a proposed penalty for damaged utility lines was approved by The Woodlands township board. Here is why Tachus supports this decision.

July 8, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Why Fiber Will Raise Your Home’s Value

Is there a way to add value to your home without having to do any work to it? There is, and it’s getting access to fiber Internet! Read more find out why.

June 17, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Tachus Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

This year's Teacher Appreciation Week takes place from May 3 to May 7! This is a week to recognize all the contributions teachers make to our community.

June 17, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Why Tachus Is Passing Sales Tax Savings to Its Customers

Since July 1, 2020, when Texas ceased collecting sales taxes on Internet access, Tachus has been passing along the savings to its customers.

June 22, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Tachus Supports Damaged Utility Penalty in The Woodlands

We discuss why Tachus supports The Woodlands Township's proposal to impose fees for damaged utility lines.

June 22, 2021

4:00 Minutes
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Why VoIP Is Changing the Way We Communicate

We discuss how VoIP systems work, their advantages, and what you need to use them and finally ditch your home’s landline.

October 21, 2022

2:00 Minutes
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Utility Easements and Rights-of-Way: How They Work

We discuss utility easements, rights-of-way, how both work, and how that affects how Tachus begins construction on a street.

April 20, 2022

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Atascocita Is Now Open for Registration!

Great news for Atascocita: you now have the chance to get Tachus fiber Internet in your community! Here's what you need to know.

June 17, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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What Is Ping?

Understanding what ping is and how to manage it can help you improve your speed, reduce lagging, and enjoy a better Internet connection.

July 6, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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How Tachus Will Continue To Ensure the Safety of Its Customers and Employees During COVID-19

Governor Abbott plans to lift the mask mandate in Texas and allow businesses to run at 100% capacity. Here's how Tachus will operate after this change.

June 17, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Announcing the Launch of Our New Customer Portal

Tachus wants to give you the simplest and most secure experience possible when using our service. To achieve this, we have launched a new customer portal!

June 17, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Why Fiber Internet Can Boost Your Home Security

The more advanced and intelligent we make our home security systems, the more we will need a fast and reliable Internet connection. Here's why.

July 6, 2021

3:00 Minutes
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Preparing Your Computer and Devices for Severe Weather

Here are some steps to take when preparing your electronics and devices for severe weather conditions.

February 2, 2022

2:00 Minutes
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Why Upload Speed Matters

We discuss why Internet providers shouldn’t upload speeds, and why you shouldn’t either.

June 24, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Our Stance on Net Neutrality

Recent events have brought net neutrality to the forefront. Let's talk about how net neutrality affects you and your Internet experience.

June 17, 2021

7:00 Minutes
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5G and Fiber: What You Need To Know

We discuss what we know about 5G, its technology, its strengths, and how it stacks up against other types of Internet service technology.

June 17, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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Which Internet Service Providers Use Data Caps?

What are data caps? Which Internet service providers use them, and why? Find out more here.

June 17, 2021

7:00 Minutes
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How To Test Internet Speed

Running a speed test can help you determine if your Internet provider really is giving you the service you’re paying for.

August 24, 2022

test internet speed, how to check internet speed,