VoIP has transformed how we communicate with each other, especially over the last couple of years. It’s also become an increasingly popular technology that many people are using to replace their phone landlines, both in the workplace and at home. We’ll discuss how VoIP systems work, the different ways you can use them, their advantages, and what you need to use them and finally ditch your home’s landline.
WiFi has become the most popular way we access the Internet from home, but we can still benefit from using Ethernet. Here's why.
What is a utility easement? What is a right-of-way? How do they work and what will that mean once Tachus begins construction on my street? Here's what you can expect when once our crews start to build out our fiber network to your neighborhood.
No matter how you use the Internet, you’ve experienced high ping, or latency, in one form or another. Understanding what ping is, what influences it, and how to manage it can help you improve your speed, reduce lagging, and enjoy a better Internet connection.
Earlier this week, Governor Greg Abbott announced that he plans to lift the statewide mask mandate in Texas and allow businesses to run at 100% capacity. Read more for how Tachus plans to operate following this announcement.
As your Internet provider, Tachus wants to give you the simplest and most secure user experience possible when using our service. To achieve this, we are pleased to announce the launch of our new customer portal!
As home automation technology as well as smart devices and appliances are becoming more advanced, so are home security systems. But 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.
In severe weather conditions, preparing the right electronics and taking the right precautions for them can make a huge difference in staying safe as well as staying connected with loved ones. Here are some steps to take when preparing your devices for severe weather conditions.
Our homes and our lives are becoming increasingly automated as our devices and smart home technology interact and share data with each other with little to no user intervention. While this makes it an exciting time to be an Internet user, it does come with one important caveat: security. Unfortunately, in several cases, a hacker would only need to enter one device connected to a user’s home network in order to gain access to personal data. Luckily, there are many steps you can take to protect your home network without having to worry about costly purchases or upgrades. Here are some ways you can bolster security for your home network and home automation devices.
With our high speed fiber Internet, we provide a modem that you can access with a wired connection. If you're looking for a WiFi router or any other alternative way to connect to the Internet, here are some local specialists who can help you do that.
How fast does your upload speed need to be? Many Internet service providers don’t advertise their upload speeds as much as their download speeds. In truth, upload speed is underrated and just as important as download speed for many Internet users. We’re going to talk about why Internet providers shouldn’t neglect it, and why you shouldn’t either.
Recent events have brought net neutrality to the forefront. Let's talk about how net neutrality affects you and your Internet experience.
You’ve likely been hearing more and more about 5G over the last couple of years. We discuss what we know about 5G, its technology, its strengths, and how it stacks up against other types of technology that connect us to the Internet.
If you’ve been getting a weak WiFi signal in your home, you may have thought about getting a WiFi extender or repeater. There are many of these products on the market, and while they all serve the same purpose, several carry out that purpose differently. Understanding your options as well as your needs will help you choose the product that’s best for you and enjoy a strong WiFi connection anywhere in your house.
What are data caps? Which Internet service providers use them, and why? Find out more here.
Running a speed test and interpreting the results will give you a lot of insight into why you’re seeing slow speeds, and determine if your Internet provider really is giving you the service you’re paying for. We’ll discuss what speed test tools you can use, how they work, what results they give you, and what you can do with them.
Tachus has coordinated a food drive this holiday season to benefit Meals on Wheels Montgomery County’s “Breakfast Bags” program. By providing packed breakfasts in addition to the lunches that Meals on Wheels normally provides, this program’s purpose is to assist Montgomery County’s most food-insecure seniors.
Many Internet users who are on a 1 Gbps plan wonder why they have never actually seen 1,000 Mbps when they do a speed test; even under the best circumstances. There will always be a difference between the bandwidth your Internet service provider gives you (even ones who deliver what they promise), and what you actually experience in your network or on a speed test—why is that? In this post, we talk about the causes for this, as well as break down the factors about this you can control and the ones you can’t.
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.
Win free gadgets and Tachus swag!
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.
Your modem and router's roles, methods for bringing you service, and troubleshooting processes are easier to learn than you think.
As of November 13, 2020, Tachus is two years old!
Tachus joins its employees and communities in recognizing Veterans Day and honoring all who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We commemorate our nation’s veterans for their patriotism and commitment to serving our country.
We’ve defined some of commonly used terms a tech-beginner would need to navigate the digital world.
Tachus is now in Kingwood!
Internet not working? Here are some steps to troubleshoot your modem.
During the construction process, you'll notice flags along your street. Here's why.
Here's all the steps to getting Tachus' fiber Internet in your home.
Tachus is officially providing service to our first household in Cochran’s Crossing.
Do you know the difference between WiFi and your Internet connection? Can you recognize and fix common problems in either? In this post we discuss the difference between the two, and some common problems with both of them.
Read how Tachus is doing their part to help the north Houston and Lake Conroe communities during COVID-19.
Online gaming requires fast speeds and minimum lag time to achieve top performance. That is why a fiber internet connection is a gamer’s greatest asset. With Tachus, you have access to symmetrical speeds up to 1,000 Mbps, giving you the upper hand against your opponents. Here are some advantages of fiber internet for gamers.
Choosing the right Internet service can be a difficult task. We have outlined some questions and criteria that can benefit you as you research the providers in your area.
Tachus is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all; this means we are practicing social distancing and mask-wearing when social distancing is not an option. All photos posted to our social media accounts are taken with these practicing these precautions.
Tachus has launched a new website and unveils a new look for the brand.
Carter Old, President and CFO of Tachus Fiber Internet, talks about how he co-founded Tachus and what the future holds for the company.
Hear from Hal Brumfield on why he set out to create Tachus and provide customers with the best Internet experience possible.