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Four Facts About Broadband in Rural America

High-speed internet has become a major focus across rural Indiana. From electric cooperatives and allied rural organizations to the offices of the governor, lieutenant governor and legislators who serve rural areas, finding the financial wherewithal to fund expensive fiber-optic networks into sparsely-populated areas is no longer a quixotic quest. It’s happening. “Hoosiers need affordable, quality […]

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Scissors cutting cable cord
Top Tips for Cutting the Cable Cord

NineStar Connect is currently offering Internet options, for both existing and new customers, to start streaming content. NineStar’s customers can drop their video services and can increase their Internet speeds! What is a Streaming Service?  A streaming service is an online entertainment platform that provides content like movies and tv shows via an Internet connection. […]

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10G home networking: Is it really needed in today’s world?

In today’s high-speed Internet world, is 10G home networking really necessary? Most people wouldn’t think so, but if the old saying is true – that past is prologue – it’s all but certain that home Internet users will have an increased “need for speed” for years to come!        Two decades ago, home Internet usage was […]

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Internet Speed Tuning
Internet Speed Tuning Tip

How to test and change MTU on internet\wan interfaces port. This article is how to test and adjust the internet port for better performance. Let’s say if your Service provider uses an MTU of 1492 and your default WAN interface is set to the standard of 1500 MTU size, your packets will be fragmented (or […]

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NineStar Upgrades Members to High-Speed Service During Pandemic

No question about it: the coronavirus changed the way we lived and worked throughout the first half of 2020. While hospitals and healthcare centers were working to flatten the COVID-19 curve, NineStar Connect was working to stay ahead of it by providing members with the service they needed to navigate their new normal. “We upgraded […]

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