You Don’t Need To Sign A Contract To Get The Best Internet Service

When you offer the best service options, you don’t need to trap your customers with a contract that requires a law degree to figure out how to get out of. You respect their freedom to choose. No contracts are needed with Softcom; we don’t see it as necessary because we confidently stand behind our service and have invested and reinvested significant resources to ensure that the equipment we use in our service offerings is state of the art. We also offer an incomparable level of customer care which others do not.

You do have choices – so why choose Softcom?

We’ve laid it out here with reasons why Softcom stands out from other internet service providers for the best wireless internet service in our area. Let’s dive in.

State of the art network

Softcom has invested more than $3,000,000 into our network in the past two years. Our network is built using best-in-class equipment from the recognized market leaders in fixed wireless and networking technologies, including Ericsson, Cambium, Cisco, Juniper, and Arista. We’re proud to offer speeds of up to 100 Mbps download in many locations in our service area.

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2021 Holiday Tech Gift Guide

The hottest gifts this year are tech related, and you don’t have to be a tech person to be a cool mom (or dad or aunt or uncle or friend). That’s right, it’s holiday shopping time. And if there’s anything the pandemic years have taught us, it’s that technology is our friend. 

We’ve put together a list of our top 10 most beloved and indispensable gadgets that would make great gifts, for fun or utility. From the most craved smart tech of 2021 to really cool gadgets that would make great stocking stuffers or host gifts, we’ve got you covered.

1. Roku Ultra: Netflix and Chill On The Regular

This may be the perfect gift for the binge watcher in your life. The fancy Roku “Ultra” streaming device is extremely intuitive and user friendly. No guilt necessary when you settle for a night of Netflix or Hulu or Prime… or YouTube or Twitch, etc. The remote is simple and easy to use, wand comes with headphones for focused, private listening. Ethernet cable included, so you (or your lucky tech savvy gift participant) can stream 4k/HDR content with ease.

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Windows 11 Is Rolling Out: What You Need to Know

Windows 11 officially launched in the first week of October, but you probably haven’t seen it pop up on your screen just yet. If you are a Windows user, this is a big rollout that will eventually affect you, but before you jump to upgrade, there are a few things you should know.

First, don’t be in a hurry. Windows 11 is launching in a slow phased approach – and only for eligible devices. Since this is their biggest upgrade in more than 6 years, there are bound to be some issues that might affect how you work, play or communicate via your computer. It’s not uncommon for annoying post-launch bugs to affect things like the speed of your system. So even if you are compatible and able to upgrade now, it’s advisable to wait for Microsoft to sort out the inevitable bugs before you join in.

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The 5G technology debate: Is it safe?

People are still talking a lot about the rollout of 5G technology around the world, and how it can affect us here in the U.S. Much debate is about the safety of using Chinese technology and how many watchdog agencies are reporting possible backdoor issues that would allow illegal spying through the technology if using Chinese-sources products.

The promise of what 5G technology can bring is fun to think about, including data speeds of up to 100 times faster than current connections that tech futurists say could support things like internet-connected sensors, vehicles, appliances, and devices that can perform functions yet unimagined. But the alarms being raised about invasion of privacy and backdoor spying are also concerning. It will be interesting to see how the technology grows for 5G over time, but for now it’s just something to watch and keep an eye on.

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What the shutdown of 3G internet means for you

When AT&T announced that they would be shutting down 3G, and Verizon followed suit soon after, a lot of customers panicked. Many people with older devices that work on 3G technology wondered if they were going to be left without access. Due to the outcry, both companies have slowed down their timetables, but 3G will still be phased out as newer and faster 4G and 5G become the standard. As Softcom customers, we wanted you to understand what this is about and how it might affect you.

What is 3G Technology?

According to national statistics, only around 5% of phone users still rely on a 3G connection. 3G, which first arrived in the early 2000s, refers to the “third generation” of wireless mobile telecommunications technologies. Much of what we recognize as the modern cell phone network was built on 3G technology.

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