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Settings You Need to Know About to Protect Your Privacy

Settings You Need to Know About to Protect Your Privacy

Streaming devices like Smart TVs and streaming sticks put a world of entertainment, information, and communications at your fingertips. And your high-speed fiber internet from Medina Fiber delivers the streaming content reliably and without interruption.  But as with any digital technology, your internet browsing, and viewing habits can leave a trace. From search engines like Google and browsers like Chrome to social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, and even streaming...

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Use Software and Fiber Broadband Internet to Monitor Your Kid’s Online Use in Medina County

Use Software and Fiber Broadband Internet to Monitor Your Kid’s Online Use in Medina County

Every parent laments the inordinate amounts of time their kids spend in front of their screens and on their phones. From scrolling through social media posts and pictures, to sharing YouTube and TikTok videos, to seemingly endless threads of chat, text, and email messages, it can feel like there’s a never-ending flurry of online activity.   So given the swaths of apps and digital content easily accessible by your children, what, if anything, can parents do to monitor their kids’...

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How Fiber Broadband Internet Serves Rural Medina County

How Fiber Broadband Internet Serves Rural Medina County

Your neighbors at Medina Fiber understand that rural communities are a quintessential part of the American experience. And millions of Americans know that the friendly people and charms of country life make rural areas ideal places to raise a family. Indeed, over the last few years, hundreds of thousands of people have relocated from large cities to the cleaner air and amiable country lifestyle rural America offers.  But compared to urban and suburban portions of the country, rural...

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Broadband Internet in Medina Supports Tech and Work-From-Home

Broadband Internet in Medina Supports Tech and Work-From-Home

Today, more Americans are working from home than ever before. While broadband internet made it possible for millions to work remotely, the global Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the trend. As the work-from-home movement has become a normal part of our lives, so too has the technology to enable it. From enhanced Wi-Fi range and speed to sleek Smart-Home gadgets to software and apps that improve collaboration among remote teams, working from home is a...

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Leverage Reliable Fiber Internet with Apps for New Parents

Leverage Reliable Fiber Internet with Apps for New Parents

A newborn baby brings blessings and joy to parents. And when the child is brought home, the lives of the new mom and dad are changed forever. As parents, they have more on their minds and plates than ever before. Thankfully, there are apps to help new parents deal with the challenges of caring for a newborn. And with the fast, reliable fiber internet of Medina Fiber, help is just a click away on your phone, tablet, or computer! From keeping tabs on baby's sleep to ensuring proper nutrition and...

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Daydreaming of Summer? These Apps Will Help You Plan Your Next Vacation

Daydreaming of Summer? These Apps Will Help You Plan Your Next Vacation

We know the long winter months can seem to drag on and on. And with that seemingly endless period of dark days and cold temperatures, visions of beaches and sunshine, or mountain cabins and forest trails, or perhaps exploring cities and hamlets can pop into your head. Who can blame you for daydreaming of a summer holiday? The good news is it's never too early to start researching and planning your vacation either. Dozens of websites and apps make researching and booking your family's trip...

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Why We Use Temporary Drops for Winter Installations

Why We Use Temporary Drops for Winter Installations

We know the wait for fiber internet installation can be tough. After all, you are on the verge of having fast, reliable broadband fiber internet from Medina Fiber and all the best streaming entertainment the web has to offer. Winter adds to the technical challenges of fiber installation. Frozen grounds, shorter days with less sunlight, excessive moisture from melting snow and heavy rains drenching the soil — all of these issues and more can make it exceedingly difficult to bury and install...

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The Difference Between Fast Medina Fiber and Your Cable Provider

The Difference Between Fast Medina Fiber and Your Cable Provider

For years, the best option for internet in Medina County has been cable. When it works, it can provide an adequate connection, but it’s susceptible to weather-related outages, peak hour slowdowns, and bandwidth limitations. Fortunately, something better is on the way: fiber internet from Medina Fiber. While other providers may advertise “fiber” internet, it’s still built on outdated cable infrastructure. Only our network is 100% fiber. And while we haven’t connected the whole county yet, we’re...

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The Process of Installing Fiber Internet

The Process of Installing Fiber Internet

At Medina Fiber, we prioritize building, installing, and maintaining high-quality, reliable, and fast fiber internet. Like any cutting-edge technology, constructing and providing fiber internet in your community and home is…well…complicated! So, getting it right matters — for reliability and speed. But “getting it right” can sometimes take a bit longer than many communities and residents would like! While we realize that you just “can’t wait” to finally have high-speed fiber internet in your...

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How to Keep Your Online Meetings Secure

How to Keep Your Online Meetings Secure

Online video conferencing makes working and socializing more convenient and more flexible than ever. And every year, tens of thousands of people convert to telecommuting and working from home. The COVID-19 global pandemic only accelerated and expanded the trend. There are many choices and ways to connect individuals and groups through online video conferencing from older platforms like Skype to the now widely used Zoom. And with high-speed, reliable fiber internet from Medina Fiber, you can...

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