When to Reboot Your Router and When to Replace It

It may seem simple, but one of the easiest ways to fix a wide variety of technical issues is to simply reboot (or restart) the device, including your router. This is because routers are like small computers that use memory, a processor, and an operating system. And like your desktop or laptop computer, routers also [...]

May 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Pioneer Communications and Foundation for Rural Service $2,500 Scholarship Recipients

Pioneer Communications was excited to surprise Kylee Trout of Scott City and Morgan Woelk of Tribune on Thursday, May 4th with a $2,500 scholarship. Kylee and Morgan applied for the Foundation for Rural Service nationwide scholarship through Pioneer Communications and won!  They were two of 47 winners out of 1,500 applications around the nation. We are very [...]

May 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Service Outage Storm Updates

RESTORATION UPDATE | 11:30am – 5/4/17 | As of this morning, 700+ service outages have been reported to us and over half have been restored to service. We still have 300+ on our list, and more are being added every day. Please know that we are doing everything in our power to make that happen [...]

May 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Stop! Evaluate and Upgrade Your Internet!

Upgrade to Faster Internet and make the Whole House Happy! Look around the rooms of your house and take note of all the Internet-connected devices they contain. Your list may include computers, tablets, smartphones, smart TVs, Blu-ray disc players, video game consoles, and streaming media set-top boxes. Not think about all the online activities taking [...]

April 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Crystal Clear, Reliable Cable TV Service From Pioneer Communication

Everyone loves coming home to a relaxing evening of movies, news, drama, and other great TV programming. With so many channels available you can find something to suit everyone in the family. Pioneer Communication has long been a first choice in internet and phone service in SW Kansas but you may not know that we [...]

March 28th, 2017|Categories: Cable|

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|

Top Cable TV Shows to Watch in 2017

2017 is upon us, and with it comes a new slate of shows and a whole bunch of mid-winter premieres that you can look forward to. If you are looking for a way to work through the winter blues and you enjoy a digital cable subscription, here’s what you can look forward to—and most of [...]

March 28th, 2017|Categories: Cable|

Internet Speed Check

It’s a good idea to periodically check your home’s internet speed to see if it’s performing as expected. If not, you may have issues to address such as an outdated or poorly located router. Remember, the number of Mbps listed when you sign up for any internet plan are “up to” speeds; no speed can [...]

March 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Beginners Guide to Streaming Movies and TV Shows

If you haven’t yet jumped on the streaming bandwagon, this article is for you! It covers the basics to help you get started enjoying this entertainment technology. What is streaming? Streaming is content sent in compressed form in a continuous stream over the internet and played as it arrives. The user does not have to [...]

March 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|