The Difference Between Megabits Per Second (Mbps) and Megabytes Per Second (MBps)

Signing up for home internet or getting your business connected to the web can raise many questions, especially if you have never opted for this service before. Pioneer Communication helps homeowners and business owners throughout Southwest Kansas access stable, secure, and dependable internet service, so we can answer all your questions. Customers are often curious [...]

July 6th, 2017|Categories: Broadband|

Surprising and Fun Facts About Fiber Optics

Fiber optic technology is not new, but for years it was hampered by a combination of infrastructure and device support, making it expensive to use as a service delivery method. New innovations have made fiber optics more accessible in more areas, though, and that has led to increased access to high speed internet and high-resolution [...]

March 28th, 2017|Categories: Broadband|

8 Ways to Improve your Wifi

We’ve all been there: You’re watching the latest season of House of Cards on Netflix when, all of a sudden, the video jerks to a stop—and the buffering begins. It’s frustrating when your network slows down, but there are a few tricks you can use to boost your  Wi-Fi signal. Here are a few of [...]

February 7th, 2017|Categories: Broadband|

Fiber Optics: What it is & How it Works

Fiber optics, or optical fibers, have revolutionized the digital medial world. These cables are made using incredibly pure, long, thin strands of glass that are usually no bigger than the cross section of a human hair. When bundled together, these fiber optics can be used to efficiently transfer light signals across long distances. The Anatomy [...]

October 14th, 2016|Categories: Broadband|

How Fast Should My Home Internet Be?

People signing up for home internet service for the first time are often confused by the many messages floating around. How many Mbps (megabytes per second) are required for work, study, gaming, and entertainment? Is a stronger connection required to support a larger number of devices? We have a few guidelines that can help residential [...]

September 17th, 2016|Categories: Broadband|

20% Off Router

ATTENTION Pioneer Communications DSL Internet Customers. Are you still using a LINKSYS Router (Model #BEFSR41) in your home? To stay on the cutting edge we consistently perform system upgrades. Unfortunately not all equipment remains compatible with all upgrades. We have an upcoming System Upgrade scheduled to take place NOVEMBER 11th at 12:00 am. BE ADVISED: If [...]

November 13th, 2014|Categories: Broadband, Specials, Tech Center|Tags: |

Action Required – GMail

Google is Discontinuing their Google Mail Platform Posted 2/19/2015 Helpful Links Updating Mail Software Settings We're Moving To A New Webmail Platform DeGoogle Mail Client Settings for Pioneer - pld.com Quick Settings for Pioneer - pld.com Dear Valued Internet Customer, Pioneer Communications is preparing for a migration of your email service away from Google Apps [...]

November 13th, 2014|Categories: Broadband|Tags: , |