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What Is a Mesh System, and How Does It Work?

The right mesh system can make dead zones a thing of the past. Let’s talk about how they work and how they compare to other Wi-Fi equipment.

January 14, 2022

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Do I Need a New Router? Five Signs To Look Out For

Over time, even the best Wi-Fi systems will need to be replaced. So how do you know if it's time to replace yours? Here are five telltale signs.

January 10, 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.

December 29, 2021

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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.

December 27, 2021

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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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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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What Are the Benefits of Wi-Fi 6?

You’ve likely seen ads for Wi-Fi 6 routers or know someone who uses Wi-Fi 6 equipment, and you might now be wondering if the latest wireless technology would benefit your home’s Internet connection. Let’s talk about some of the main differences between Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6.

November 26, 2021

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Router Deals To Take Advantage of This Holiday Season

As we get closer to the holidays, companies are already starting to discount their wireless routers and mesh systems. Here are some great deals on top-of-the-line wireless systems that you can't miss out on.

November 22, 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

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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.

December 3, 2021

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

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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

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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.

October 15, 2021

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Tachus Hits 10,000 Customer Milestone

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

November 11, 2021

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Beware of Dead Zones This October

Is there an area in your home where it’s impossible to get a good Wi-Fi signal? Chances are, you have a dead zone in your house.

October 4, 2021

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What Routers Do Tachus Customers Use?

There are a lot of options available for Wi-Fi routers, and finding the right one for you can be tricky. Here are some Wi-Fi systems that Tachus customers use.

January 10, 2022

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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

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Why Fiber Is the Best Tool for Remote Learning

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

September 13, 2021

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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

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Starlink vs. Fiber

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

August 29, 2021

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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.

August 20, 2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

July 19, 2021

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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

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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

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How To Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal

You want to get the most out of your Internet connection, and you can do so by boosting your Wi-Fi signal. Here's how.

July 6, 2021

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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

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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

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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.

June 17, 2021

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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

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Why Tachus Charges a Deposit for Early Registrations

We discuss the purpose of our early registration deposits, what they're used for, and when we refund them back to you.

January 18, 2022

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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

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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

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Why You Should Use Your Own Router Instead of Your ISP's

We discuss why we recommend that any Internet user buy their own router regardless of which Internet service provider they use.

July 6, 2021

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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

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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.

June 17, 2021

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Ethernet vs Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi has become the most popular way we access the Internet from home, but we can still benefit from using Ethernet. Here's why.

July 6, 2021

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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.

June 17, 2021

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

June 17, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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How To Improve Cyber Security at Home

Here are some ways you can bolster security for your Wi-Fi network and home automation devices.

July 6, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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Our Trusted Community Integrators

If you're looking for a Wi-Fi router or any other way to enhance your fiber Internet connection, here are some local specialists who can help you do that.

July 6, 2021

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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

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When You Should Use Wi-Fi Repeaters and Extenders

If you’ve been getting a weak Wi-Fi signal in your home, it might be time to get a Wi-Fi extender or repeater.

July 6, 2021

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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 Your Internet Speed

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

July 6, 2021

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Tachus Gives Back!

Tachus has coordinated a food drive this holiday season to benefit Meals on Wheels Montgomery County’s “Breakfast Bags” program.

June 17, 2021

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Why Am I Not Getting Gigabit Speeds?

Many Internet users on a 1 Gbps plan wonder why they never actually see 1,000 Mbps; even under the best circumstances. Here are some causes for this.

June 24, 2021

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What Is Fiber Internet?

How does fiber Internet work? And what makes it better than cable? Find out here.

June 24, 2021

7:00 Minutes
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Why It's Time to Cut the Cord

With cable TV packages more expensive than ever, more and more people are cutting the cord and leaving cable for good. Here's how they're doing it.

July 6, 2021

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The Tachus 12 Days of Giving!

Win free gadgets and Tachus swag!

June 17, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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What Is the Internet of Things?

You may have heard the term "the Internet of Things" mentioned before. In this post we talk about what it is, its history, and why it's the future.

July 6, 2021

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The Difference Between Modems and Routers

Your modem and router's roles, methods for bringing you service, and troubleshooting processes are easier to learn than you think.

July 6, 2021

3:00 Minutes
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Tachus Turns Two

As of November 13, 2020, Tachus is two years old!

June 17, 2021

4:00 Minutes
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Tachus Veterans Day Spotlight

Tachus joins its employees and communities in recognizing Veterans Day and honoring all who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

November 12, 2021

5:00 Minutes
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Helpful Terms in the Digital World

We’ve defined some of commonly used terms a tech-beginner would need to navigate the digital world.

January 5, 2022

2:00 Minutes
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Troubleshooting Your Tachus Modem

Internet not working? Here are some steps to troubleshoot your modem.

June 24, 2021

2:00 Minutes
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Why Are There Flags and Paint on My Property?

During the construction process, you'll notice flags along your street. Here's why.

June 17, 2021

7:00 Minutes
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Getting Tachus Fiber into Your Neighborhood

Here's all the steps to getting Tachus' fiber Internet in your home.

June 24, 2021

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Tachus Lights up Its First Home in The Woodlands

Tachus is officially providing service to our first household in Cochran’s Crossing.

June 17, 2021

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Wi-Fi vs. Internet: Why You Need to Know the Difference

In this post we discuss the difference between the Wi-Fi and Internet connections, and some common problems with both of them.

July 6, 2021

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Tachus Donates Cleaning Supplies to The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce

Read how Tachus is doing their part to help the north Houston and Lake Conroe communities during COVID-19.

June 17, 2021

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Why Fiber Is a Must for Online Gaming

Online gaming requires fast speeds and minimum lag time to achieve top performance. Here are some advantages of fiber Internet for gamers.

June 24, 2021

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Questions to Ask When Researching Internet Providers

Choosing the right Internet service is a difficult task. Here are some questions and criteria that can help you as you research providers in your area.

June 22, 2021

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How Tachus Is Keeping Its Community Safe During COVID-19

Tachus is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace; this means we are social distancing and wearing masks are not an option.

June 22, 2021

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Tachus Unveils New Community-Focused Website, Branding

Tachus has launched a new website and unveils a new look for the brand.

November 6, 2020

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Carter Old, President and CFO of Tachus, Talks About How He Helped Start Tachus and the Future of Tachus Fiber Internet

Carter Old, President and CFO of Tachus Fiber Internet, talks about how he co-founded Tachus and what the future holds for the company.

January 17, 2022

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Hear From the Founder Himself on Why Tachus Was Created

Hear from Hal Brumfield on why he set out to create Tachus and provide customers with the best Internet experience possible.

January 17, 2022