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What is a Modem? What is a Router? 2 Key Components for Internet Connectivity

This article simplifies the roles of modems and routers in internet connectivity. Modems translate signals between the home network and ISP, while routers distribute internet connections and enhance security. Troubleshooting involves rebooting and checking connections for modems, and power cycling for routers. Best practices include regular updates, ventilation, and password protection. Tachus Fiber Internet is recommended for reliable high-speed connectivity, ensuring a smooth online experience.

January 12, 2024

router, modem, connection, troubleshooting
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3 Houston Holiday Events You Can't Miss - December 2023

Houston, it's that time of the year! Tachus Fiber Internet is thrilled to bring you three must-attend family-friendly events happening right here in Greater Houston. Embrace the holiday spirit with millions of twinkling lights, artistic expression, and an all-out Christmas Celebration. Let's get ready to sleigh!

December 7, 2023

holiday events, sugar land, holiday lights, events, conroe
3-5 minutes
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Does Weather Affect Fiber Internet? Weatherproof your connection with Tachus Fiber

Picture this: you're in the middle of a crucial video conference when a thunderstorm rolls in, and, poof, your connection is gone. It's a nightmare scenario that can disrupt our lives unexpectedly, underscoring the urgent need for more reliable and resilient connectivity solutions. That’s where weatherproofing comes in. Unlike traditional cable Internet, weatherproof fiber optic internet is designed to keep you connected regardless of what Mother Nature throws your way. In this article, we will explore how fiber Internet’s technology and resiliency makes it a reliable choice for any inclement weather. We'll look at the secure underground installation process that shields it from the elements and highlight how fiber optics is undoubtedly the future of weatherproof Internet connectivity.

December 1, 2023

weather proof, construction, infrastructure, build, tachus fiber
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A Look Into The FCC's New Transparency Rule For ISPs

For a long time, choosing an Internet service provider (ISP) has been a source of frustration for many consumers. The pricing is often confusing, and there may be hidden charges and data limitations that add to the confusion. However, recently the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) has introduced the transparency rule, which will soon change the ways companies inform consumers of their terms and pricing. In this article, we will discuss these new regulations and their implications for the future of transparent Internet service and connectivity.

October 27, 2023

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Tachus Fiber Internet Announces $100,000,000+ Fiber-optic Network Build in Southwest Houston

Tachus Fiber Internet, headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, announced today that over the next two years it will deploy more than $100,000,000 to build its Advanced XGS Network that will deliver multi-gig speeds to residential and business customers in Southwest Houston.

November 28, 2023

SW Houston, Fort Bend, Sugarland, Southwest Houston
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XGS PON: Unleashing Lightning-Fast, Multi Gig Fiber Internet

In today's tech-driven world, having fast and dependable Internet is a must. It's how we stay connected, work, and enjoy our online activities. That's where multi-gig networks like XGS (10 Gigabit Ethernet) come in. They represent the next generation of fiber optic Internet. But what are they exactly, and how can they benefit us? It’s time to break down the concept of multi-gig networks and how XGS is revolutionizing the world of fiber optic Internet in a simple way and answer common questions you might have.

November 28, 2023

xgs, multigig, xgs pon, multigig internet
3-4 minutes
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Power Up Your E-Sports Experience with Tachus Fiber Internet

Are you an e-sports enthusiast looking to take your gaming to the next level? Look no further than Tachus Fiber Internet—the ultimate choice for online gaming and competitive e-sports. In this blog post, we'll explore why fiber internet is the best option for e-sports enthusiasts and how Tachus Fiber Internet will level up your gaming experience in the Greater Houston area.

October 11, 2023

Gaming e-sports
3-4 minutes
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From Users to Advocates: Why Customers Love Tachus Fiber Internet

In today's fast-paced world, having a reliable and high-speed Internet connection is crucial for both work and leisure. It can be hard to choose the best Internet service provider with so many to choose from. However, when it comes to Tachus Fiber Internet, the choice becomes clear.

October 5, 2023

tachus reviews, customer service, customer feedback, nps score, customer satisfaction
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Internet Speed vs. Bandwidth: What’s the Difference?

We're living in an era of mind-boggling digital advancements, where having a solid, super-fast Internet connection is absolutely crucial. But here's the thing: when you're choosing an Internet service provider, there are two key factors you need to pay attention to: speed and bandwidth.

October 5, 2023

bandwidth, speed, internet speed, speed vs. bandwidth
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Getting Tachus In Your Neighborhood: A Step-by-Step Guide

In our modern, fast-paced digital era, the significance of having a dependable and high-speed Internet connection cannot be overstated. If you find yourself frustrated with slow connections and limited choices, it's about time you delve into the realm of Tachus Fiber Internet.

July 26, 2023

step-by-step guide, dnq, tachus community, community champions, get tachus
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Unbundling Your Way to Freedom: How to Ditch Your Expensive Cable Package

Are you tired of paying an arm and a leg for your cable TV and Internet service? Sick of scrolling through endless channels when you only watch a handful of them? Well, my friend, it's time to consider cutting the cord. The era of bundling and cable TV is coming to an end, and it's time to embrace the better, more practical options available.

November 6, 2023

tv streaming, unbundling, cord-cutting, streaming services
2 minutes
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Net Neutrality

At Tachus Fiber Internet, we are committed to providing our customers with the fastest and most reliable internet service possible. But there is one issue that affects not just us but every internet user around the world: net neutrality.

July 14, 2023

Net Neutrality, Tachus Fiber Internet
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Fiber Internet Increases Home Values

Did you know? Connecting your home to a fiber internet network could increase your home value by up to 3.1% or around $5,500!

July 14, 2023

home value, fiber internet, Tachus, house market, real estate
2 Minutes
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How Fiber Internet Creates a Better Gaming Experience

Looking to take your gaming to the next level? Fiber Internet can keep you connected all the way to victory.

January 12, 2024

gaming, youtube, fiber internet, gamer, twitch, vlog, latency, speed, fast internet, best internet for gamers
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How To Stream the 2023 Oscars

"Can I stream the 2023 Oscars?" You can! Here's how to tune in to the Academy Awards without cable.

July 14, 2023

The Oscars; Academy Awards; Stream the Oscars; Streaming TV
7:00 Minutes
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Is My Internet Being Throttled?

What is Internet throttling, and what can be done about it? Learn more about why Internet providers throttle speeds and how to stop it.

July 14, 2023

Internet throttling; is my internet being throttled; Fiber Internet; unlimited data; data caps
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Tachus Passes 100,000th Home in Houston

Our Fiber Internet service is now available to over 100,000 homes in Greater Houston!

July 14, 2023

100,000 homes passed; Fiber internet; Texas; Houston
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What Causes Internet Outages? 5 Common Ways

"Why is my Internet down?" If you're asking this question, we have a few possible answers for you. Learn why you might have lost Internet service.

July 14, 2023

What causes Internet outages; Fiber Internet; Downed Internet; Internet blackout
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Watch the 2023 Grammys Without Cable

Watch the 2023 Grammys without cable! Here's how you can stream the awards show this year while cutting the cord!

July 14, 2023

the Grammys; 2023 Grammys; Streaming TV; Cut the cord; cord cutting; stream the grammys; stream the grammys for free
3:00 Minutes
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How To Stream The Big Game 2024

Watch the big game without cable!

February 20, 2024

Super Bowl; Streaming TV; Stream the Super Bowl; Stream the Big Game; Football
5:00 Minutes
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Internet Speeds: USA vs. The Rest of the World

The United States is climbing the global ranking for Internet speeds. But many of its communities have been left behind. Here's what can be done about that.

July 14, 2023

Digital Divide; Fastest Internet Speeds in the World; USA
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Shows Premiering on Streaming Services in the New Year

In early 2023, many popular series are premiering on streaming services. Here are some shows streaming in January and February, and where you can find them.

July 14, 2023

Streaming TV; New Year; 2023; Shows Premiering
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Where To Stream Winners and Nominees of the 2023 Golden Globes

Here are the Golden Globe-winning shows and movies, as well as the nominated ones, that are available on streaming platforms.

July 14, 2023

The Golden Globes; Golden Globe Awards; Streaming TV
6:00 Minutes
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How To Stream the 2023 Golden Globes

Planning on watching the 2023 Golden Globes? Here’s what you need to know.

July 14, 2023

Streaming TV; Golden Globes Awards
4:00 Minutes
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A Look Back at 2022

As Tachus kicks off 2023, we want to take a moment to look back at all the things we’re thankful for in 2022.

July 14, 2023

5:00 Minutes
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7 Smart Devices To Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

2023 is (almost) here, and you might have started making your New Year’s Resolutions list. Here are some devices that can help you keep them.

July 14, 2023

New Year's Resolutions; Smart Devices; Smart Home
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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.

July 14, 2023

Comcast; Xfinity; Price Hikes; Internet Bill; Cable Bill
2:00 Minutes
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Tachus 12 Days of Giveaways!

'Tis the season for giveaways! From December 12 to December 23 Tachus is giving away a prize per day to a lucky winner! Here's how you can be one of our winners!

July 14, 2023

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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!

July 14, 2023

Fiber Internet; fiber-optic Internet; North Houston; Greater Houston
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A Guide To Streaming Your Favorite Holiday Movies

You'll be able to find plenty of streaming content this Holiday season, including comedies, dramas, action films, TV specials, and much more. Here's how.

July 14, 2023

Streaming holiday movies; streaming Christmas movies; streaming tv
4:00 Minutes
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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!

July 14, 2023

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!

July 14, 2023

1:00 Minute
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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.

July 14, 2023

Astros; Houston; Parade; World Series; Championship; MLB; Streaming
2:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

MLB, Astros, Playoffs, Postseason, Stream, Cable, Cut the cord
2:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

FIFA World Cup, Soccer, Streaming TV, Stream, Cut the Cord
2:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

5:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

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.

July 14, 2023

3:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

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.

July 14, 2023

Streaming, Cut the Cord, Cable, TV
2:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

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.

July 14, 2023

VoIP, Voice over Internet Protocol, Phone, Landline, Home Phone
4:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

laptops, computers, devices, laptop sales, laptop deals
3:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

Football, NFL, Fantasy Football
3:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

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.

February 29, 2024

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.

July 14, 2023

Website is down, downdetector.com, website outage
2:00 Minutes
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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.

July 14, 2023

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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.

July 14, 2023

Internet speed test
5:00 Minutes
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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 14, 2023

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