Understanding the Cost of Business Internet Service

Posted by Safelink on Sep 27, 2017 8:33:00 AM


A question we hear often is: why is business internet service "marked up" higher than residential services? Business owners, understandably, want to know why they pay more for internet service than their residential counterparts. The short answer: we're comparing apples and oranges. Residential and business internet, though they may seem the same to the end user, are actually vastly different. Even if, for instance, your office is much smaller than your home, the service you'll need will likely cost a little more.

Increase Business Productivity with Internet Filtering

Posted by Safelink on Sep 5, 2017 6:31:00 AM


The typical manager knows that there's no time-waster like the internet. In fact, a recent survey shows that employees admit they're spending a significant portion of their workday wasting time on the internet—38% say they spend time on social media while at work every day. Thirty-one percent of survey respondents say they spend roughly an hour out of every workday browsing the internet and social media.

How can managers combat this issue?

Three Ways to See What Your Kids are Really Doing Online

Posted by Safelink on Aug 29, 2017 2:46:00 PM


If you grew up in the ’60s and ’80s, you’ve likely heard the phrase, “It’s 10 o’clock. Do you know where your children are?”

Today that question can be much tougher to answer, as they might just be upstairs in their bedrooms. But with technology in their hands, they could be anywhere in the digital world. A study was done in partnership with Stanford University shows that even among very young children who use the Internet, roughly 80% do so at least once a week.

With such frequency and ease of access starting at such young ages, what can you do to keep your kids safe?

7 Reasons to Choose a VoIP Phone Service

Posted by Safelink on Aug 21, 2017 6:53:00 AM


Remember the days when you avoided calling long-distance relatives, fearing for your phone bill? Or when nights and weekends were the best time to call to avoid excessive charges? Or when you were tethered by a phone cord while you talked? Telephony has changed a lot since those days, and in more ways than just price.

Today, Voice over IP (VoIP) is the preferred mode of voice communication because it's affordable, reliable, and easy to use.

3 Ways to Score Cheap Internet Service

Posted by Safelink on Aug 17, 2017 6:25:00 PM


There's nothing more exhilarating than scoring a discount on something you really want, like that leather jacket you've been eyeing or a pair of concert tickets. But how about getting a killer price on something you use to buy that leather jacket online or reserve those concert tickets—you know, your internet? There are a few ways that Safelink can offer you discounted internet service, and understandably, these deals make us pretty popular. Here's how you can get in on the savings.

What is Mbps and How Much Internet Speed do I Really Need?

Posted by Safelink on Aug 8, 2017 6:18:00 PM


There's nothing more frustrating than slow home internet, especially when you're trying to snuggle up and watch your favorite Netflix show or trying to get some work done. But internet—as you've probably noticed—can get downright expensive, especially when you're trying to increase the speed. Is there a happy medium where your shows don't buffer for ages, but your wallet isn't quite so thin?

Safelink Launches New Internet Filtering Service

Posted by Safelink on Jul 31, 2017 10:36:48 AM


 Safelink Internet Services held a ribbon cutting and open house last month to launch a new filtering service for companies and parents alike, and it's going to radically change internet usage capabilities for those who choose to utilize it.

With the advancements of the Internet and the freedom to view anything and everything online so easily, Safelink saw a need to return control to both parents and employers. In an effort to protect young minds and increase integrity in the workplace, Safelink released Guardian Content Filtering.