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Tips and Tools to Keep Your Home Secure

Posted by ImOn Communications on Sep 16, 2021 3:20:48 PM

Your home is your family’s safe space. Knowing what to look for when it comes to alarms, cameras, and security systems for your home can give you piece of mind and make your family even safer.

Looking for ways to improve your home’s security? Let’s review some of the choices you have when it comes to affordable and reliable residential Wi-Fi security systems, as well as information on how/where to report any suspicious activity in your neighborhood.

Most Wi-Fi security systems recommend an internet speed of 1-2mbps for each camera unit. By choosing ImOn’s high speed Internet for your home you’ll be certain to have high quality streaming camera footage and security alerts whether you’re at home, work, on the road, or even if you finally decide to take that vacation you’ve been planning for years. ImOn also offers no data caps, so your security camera surveillance footage will never stop alerting you to potential threats due to data usage.

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Topics: Internet, Apps, technology, security

Stay on Top of This Year’s Back-to-School Season

Posted by ImOn Communications on Aug 4, 2021 3:30:06 PM

You’ve likely finished up and returned home after your long-planned summer vacation, and the last thing you want to do is lose the relaxed and refreshed feeling you brought back with you. Back-to-school time seems to creep up on parents and students each year and staying on top of shopping and preparing can make it a smooth transition for everyone.

As we all learned last year, there’s no predicting how the school year will look until COVID-19 is a thing of the past. The majority of classroom learning this year is planned to be in-person and on-campus, but it’s important to stay prepared for remote learning as well.

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Topics: Internet, Apps, technology, School

Everything You Need to Know for the Upcoming Summer Olympics

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jul 8, 2021 3:58:26 PM

Stay Connected to All the Action

The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics are finally here! From archery to wrestling, and everything in between, ImOn is here to make sure you stay connected to all the competition. Japan is 14 hours ahead of U.S. Central Time, so most of the evening events will be live in the early morning hours throughout our communities. The Olympics kick off with the opening ceremony on July 23, at 6am CT, and conclude with the closing ceremony on August 8, at 6am CT.

To stay up-to-date on all Olympic news and events, make sure to download the official Tokyo 2020 app for Apple or on Google Play.

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Topics: ImOn Communications, Cable TV, TV Everywhere, Apps

Buying or Selling a Home? Don’t Forget These Steps!

Posted by ImOn Communications on Jun 9, 2021 4:47:36 PM


“Lightspeed” is often used as an exaggerative description of when something is happening so quickly that we feel like we might be losing control. In today’s housing market, buying and selling a home can certainly fall into the cycle of moving too fast and feeling like you’re losing control. But the rate at which houses are selling doesn’t need to scare anyone off. Buyers and sellers just need to have a plan and be prepared. Just like lightspeed helped Han Solo escape trouble in the Millennium Falcon, you too can take advantage of the lightspeed housing market!

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Plant it Forward! Spring Planting Resources

Posted by ImOn Communications on May 6, 2021 11:08:17 AM

The Season of Outdoor Living and Landscaping is Upon Us

The bags of mulch are getting opened, decks are being stained, outdoor lights are getting strung up, no more frost covered lawns to greet us in the morning (fingers-crossed anyway). The season of outdoor living is finally here. Chances are your landscaping and lawncare to-do lists probably look a bit more extensive this spring due to the natural disaster our community suffered last fall. ImOn’s list sure does.

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Topics: ImOn Communications, Cable TV, Internet, Apps

Tips For Performing an Accurate Internet Speed Test

Posted by ImOn Communications on Apr 21, 2021 4:57:47 PM


A slow Internet connection can be frustrating – videos buffer, downloads take forever, and websites do not load. Most of the time, the blame is put on your Internet connection and Internet service provider for the issues. But there are a lot of things that could be affecting your Internet speed, like the website you’re visiting, the device you are using, or your Wi-Fi connection. So, if you are experiencing a slower than normal Internet connection, the first step is to do an Internet speed test. Here are a few tips to help ensure you get the most accurate speed readings possible from your Internet speed test.

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Topics: Internet, technology, Wi-Fi

It’s Time to Open Up the Financial Literacy Toolbox

Posted by ImOn Communications on Apr 7, 2021 9:25:13 AM
Financial literacy doesn’t need to be daunting!

ImOn Communications knows how important financial literacy is when it comes to budgeting and planning for the future. It’s one of the reasons why we offer our customers affordable monthly service rates and reliable customer service in the area. Since April is financial literacy month, we decided to open up the toolbox to share ways you can take control of your finances and fix the taboos surrounding the question “How do I become financially literate?”

Below are some of the tools that can make budgeting, planning for the future or even getting out of debt easier and more convenient.

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Topics: Apps, technology

Wi-Fi Frequencies Explained

Posted by ImOn Communications on Mar 24, 2021 3:49:01 PM

Over the last decade, the Internet has really changed the way we live, socialize, and stay informed. Nowadays, there are two ways you can access the Internet. The first is by using an Ethernet cable to connect your device directly to your modem. This wired connection offers a reliable performance with faster speeds and more security. However, being tethered to one spot is not always convenient. That’s why most people use a router to connect to the Internet wirelessly.

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Topics: Computers, Internet, technology, Wi-Fi

Local Internet & Local Restaurants. We’re All About Connection.

Posted by ImOn Communications on Mar 3, 2021 12:51:28 PM

Chances are your routines have changed up quite a bit during the various stages of the pandemic this past year. One thing that hasn’t changed is our need to eat good food. COVID-19 protocols have limited us from getting a table at our favorite local hot spots, and “business lunch,” “celebratory dinner” or “date night” certainly have taken on a new look. Luckily ImOn’s high-speed Internet has the same reliability to keep you connected to your favorite local restaurants.  

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Topics: Internet, Apps

Black History Month: Programs Representing African American Voices and Stories

Posted by ImOn Communications on Feb 19, 2021 3:23:08 PM

Wondering what you can do to celebrate Black History Month?

Taking some time to learn about the history of this important month is crucial to make sure we carry on and continue to build off the important steps our country has made toward equality, and the lessons we’ve learned from the past. Check out our blog from earlier this month to see how you can get involved with the African American Museum of Iowa (AAMI), learn what they stand for and learn some fun trivia regarding black history right here in Iowa!

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Topics: Cable TV

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