SKT Connection – May 2019

/SKT Connection – May 2019/

SKT Connection – May 2019

May 2019 Working at Home Has Its Perks High-Speed Internet Creates New Work Opportunities for Rural Kansans After 18 years of driving more than 15 miles each way to and from work, Amy Schmidt is working from home thanks to SKT High-Speed Internet − and she’s loving it. Amy is part of a national workforce trend; the number [...]

By |2019-05-09T15:21:49+00:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: SKT Connection|Comments Off on SKT Connection – May 2019

Working at Home Has Its Perks

High-Speed Internet Creates New Work Opportunities for Rural Kansans After 18 years of driving more than 15 miles each way to and from work, Amy Schmidt is working from home thanks to SKT High-Speed Internet – and she’s loving it. She just made it through her first winter without having to worry about poor road [...]

By |2019-05-02T17:14:59+00:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: SKT Blogs|Comments Off on Working at Home Has Its Perks

Save on SKT Services with Lifeline Program

For people living in rural communities where sometimes cell service is spotty at best, landline phone service can be vital to communicating with emergency services, employers, family, and friends. Those with disabilities or medical conditions and older adults especially require reliable phone service. In today’s digital world, Internet service is also an essential tool for [...]

By |2019-05-01T22:02:04+00:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: SKT Blogs|Comments Off on Save on SKT Services with Lifeline Program

SKT to Remove Aerial Cables in Clearwater

After completing an underground fiber installation project, Clearwater residents now benefit from more reliable Internet and phone services as well as Internet speeds up to 1 Gbps. Along with other recent changes to SKT services, burying the fiber reduces the need for above-ground cables. To help create a more beautiful community, the unnecessary above-ground cables [...]

By |2019-04-25T14:53:03+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: SKT Blogs|Comments Off on SKT to Remove Aerial Cables in Clearwater

A Big Truck Night in Clearwater

It was a BIG Truck Night in Clearwater! Monday, April 8, the Clearwater PTO hosted their 4th annual “Trucks on Clearwater” event from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Clearwater High School parking lot. SKT employees Cole Richardson and Todd Dannenberg were happy to join in the experience with the SKT bucket truck. As has [...]

By |2019-04-16T14:11:29+00:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Big Truck Night in Clearwater

SKT Connection – March 2019

GraceMed Powers Clearwater Family Clinic's Operations with 1 Gbps Fiber Internet Connection A fast and reliable Internet connection is critical to providing high-quality medical care, GraceMed's IT Director says. Read more. Why You Need a Modem and a Router for the Best Internet Experience To connect multiple devices to the Internet wirelessly, you'll need both [...]

By |2019-03-26T16:10:32+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: SKT Connection|Comments Off on SKT Connection – March 2019

GraceMed Powers Clearwater Family Clinic’s Operations with 1 Gbps Fiber Internet Connection

After nearly 40 years as Clearwater’s trusted medical provider, Dr. David Papish retired at the end of 2018 and passed on the torch to GraceMed. The private, nonprofit network of clinics offers medical, dental, vision, and behavioral health services. Providing compassionate, accessible, high-quality health care is at the core of their mission as they care [...]

By |2019-03-20T23:50:04+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: SKT Blogs|Comments Off on GraceMed Powers Clearwater Family Clinic’s Operations with 1 Gbps Fiber Internet Connection

2020 Southeast Kansas Area Telephone Directory Cover Photo Contest

SKT customers in the Southeast Kansas areas are invited to enter the 2020 Southeast Kansas Area Telephone Directory Cover Photo Contest. Up to three images may be submitted per person, and the photos must have been taken in SKT's Southeast Kansas service areas. The first-place winner will receive $100 and their photo will be [...]

By |2019-03-20T21:06:51+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2020 Southeast Kansas Area Telephone Directory Cover Photo Contest

Why you need a modem and a router for the best Internet experience

If you want to connect more than one device to the Internet or connect wirelessly, you’ll want both a modem and a router. While the two look similar, they have different functions in delivering Internet service. A modem connects to wiring and brings Internet into your home or business. It will only connect to one [...]

By |2019-03-21T14:02:51+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: SKT Blogs|Comments Off on Why you need a modem and a router for the best Internet experience