Tech Trends to Watch in 2021

Tech Trends to Watch in 2021

2020 was a year of firsts: an unprecedented number of people worked from home for the first time, kids tried out online learning, and most of our social activities were done behind a screen. And while it wasn’t always positive, we had to think on our feet to adapt to a new way of doing… Read More

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Wisper Brings Internet Speeds Up-to 100 Mbps to Barton County, MO

Barton County, MO (January 20, 2021) – Wisper ISP, Inc. is expanding their service network to Barton County, MO. Starting the week of February 22nd, eligible residents will be able to preschedule their installation appointments. Wisper Internet’s expansion to Barton County is due to their success in the Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF II)…. Read More

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Wisper Internet Thanks Essential Healthcare Workers at Local Hospitals

Belleville, IL (January 13, 2021) – Wisper ISP, Inc. donates goodies, such as candy, energy bars, crackers, ear savers, and more to thank the essential healthcare workers at Memorial Hospital Belleville. As the second wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic took hold on America, Wisper decided to take action by thanking those at the frontlines in… Read More

Where to Stream Your Favorite Holiday Specials Online

Where to Stream Your Favorite Holiday Specials Online

T’is the season to binge-watch classic holiday movies. Whether your favorites are mainstream classics or more off the beaten Christmas path (looking at you, Die Hard fans), you can find them streaming somewhere on the internet. We pulled some fan favorites and compiled them here to make your Christmas streaming stress free. Home Alone We’ve… Read More

Top 10 Tech Gifts for 2020

Top 10 Tech Gifts for 2020

Struggling to find the right gifts for everyone on your list? We’ve put together a collection of our favorite tech gifts for 2020! Whether you’re shopping for friends, family, or even yourself, the perfect gift is out there! Larq Self-Sanitizing Water Bottle – $98 Got a germaphobe on your list? The Larq bottle is lightweight,… Read More

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Growing Your Digital Literacy Skills in an Online World

If you’re between the ages of 25 and 45, you’ve probably been using computers for most of your professional career. You know how to create a spreadsheet, you’ve signed digital PDFs, and you’re probably familiar with the basics of Google searching. But how many times has someone asked you for help resetting a password or… Read More

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Cutting the Cord for Beginners

Ever thought about ‘cutting the cord’ of traditional cable? Back in the day, the only way to access channels beyond your TV antenna was traditional cable. The cable company would come to your house, hook up your box, and hope for the best. It was expensive, and you often paid for channels you didn’t actually… Read More

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Why You Need Antivirus Protection for your Devices

If you’ve never been unlucky enough to get a virus on your computer, let me set the scene for you: You’re sitting at your desk, typing away on a work or school assignment. You’ve been researching information online all day, including a few sources you weren’t so sure about. Suddenly your screen freezes. Everything goes… Read More

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Getting Started in the Wisper Home App

As we announced on October 1st, we’re launching a new service, Wisper Home! The new feature of the Wisper Care plan is the Wisper Home app. The app gives you total control of your home wifi, right from your phone. Wisper Home allows you to monitor any smart devices in your home, and it also… Read More

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Welcome to Wisper Home

Welcome to Wisper Home! Last week we unveiled our new Wisper Home app as part of the Wisper Care plan! We’ve been working on this for months, testing new routers and functions to find our customers’ best solutions. Wisper Care Plan To provide the new routers, we’ve made a few changes to our Wisper Care… Read More

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Keep all of Your Devices Protected with a Secure Network

Guest Networks and Network Security We know that visiting suspicious websites on your home internet can leave you exposed to malware and viruses, but did you know that letting guests on your network also leaves you exposed? Leaving your home network exposed also leaves room for hackers to access devices on your networks, like cameras,… Read More

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How to Get the Most out of Your Wifi

Does this sound familiar? You’re on a Zoom call in your home office, maybe in the middle of a presentation, when suddenly everything freezes and your call is dropped. How about working on a spreadsheet online when your internet crashes and your work is lost? If you’re working from home, this can be incredibly frustrating!… Read More

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WISP Leadership in the New Normal

By Nathan Stooke, CEO of Wisper ISP COVID-19 has created a ‘new normal’ for all of us. Even though our day-to-day routines may have changed, strong leadership is more important than ever to guide your team through this transition. Leadership isn’t something you’re born into, it’s something you chose to do every day. And with new… Read More

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Using Parental Controls to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

“Don’t talk to strangers on the internet, they’ll try to kidnap you!” As kids who grew up at the same time that the internet was coming into its own, we heard things like this constantly from our parents. Don’t put your real name on the internet, never give out personal information, and don’t respond to… Read More

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4 Valuable Things To Know About CAF II and FCC Rural Broadband

Headquartered in Southern Illinois, Wisper ISP, Inc. provides high-speed reliable internet to residents in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma (Arkansas will be added to their coverage area soon). Wisper is a rising competitor in the Wireless Internet Industry, as they were the second-largest winner in the FCC’s rural broadband auction, the Connect America Fund… Read More

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What Is Fixed Wireless – And Is It For Me?

Today there are several ways to get an Internet connection. Families rely on it more than ever for homework, work, entertainment, and to stay connected. Many are familiar with traditional Internet options such as Dial-Up, DSL, Cable, Fiber-Optic, and Satellite. However, fixed wireless is a new name in the game. It is gaining more and… Read More

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How to Succeed in a Phone Interview

Hi, my name is Bre and I am a Human Resources Specialist at Wisper Internet. I enjoy my position in HR because I get to be a part of the driving force that grows the Wisper Team. I love watching Wisper grow because it makes me feel like I’m a part of something bigger than… Read More

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4 Ways to Effectively Measure your Leadership

What does it mean to lead? Let’s turn to our good friend, Merriam Webster. According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, to lead means to “direct the operations, activity, or performance of.” Seems simple enough, right? But to lead can come in many different approaches and styles. Since starting Wisper Internet from my garage in 2003,… Read More

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10 Valuable Things To Spotlight About Our COO

To be the most efficient and successful version of itself, Wisper Internet has adopted the EOS Model. The EOS Model outlines the idea that there are six key components to every business, no matter the size or industry. The six components are vision, data, process, traction, issues, and people. The model then continues to say… Read More