Wisper Supports Honor Flight

Thank You. Two insignificant words can be the most powerful anyone can hear. This summer, Wisper Internet has sponsored two Honor Flights of military veterans to Washington D.C. to tour memorials to American conflicts, different branches of the armed forces, and other monuments to the founders and defenders of our nation. Last weekend a group… Read More

19 Years of Wisper

Happy Birthday Wisper: Moving Forward, Looking Back, Keeping Promises In 1905, author George Santayana coined the phrase “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” The same phrase or variation of it was made famous by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill decades later as he guided Great Britain through World War… Read More

What About the 14%?

I was born in a small town, and I live in a small town. If you have read any of my previous blogs, you can guess Wisper Internet and our employees are proud of the small towns we live in and humbly confident in the fact we are connecting small communities to great broadband service… Read More

The Top Apps Parents Should Know Their Kids Are Using

As kids get older, they become more interested in using apps on their smartphones and tablets. While some apps are perfectly safe and age-appropriate, others can be dangerous for children. As a parent, it’s important to be aware of the most popular apps your kids are using, so you can make sure they’re staying safe… Read More

Internet Safety – Someone Send Up the Bat Signal

Everybody loves a good superhero story, right? In the 1930s we were introduced to a few in 10-cent comics, the 1960s brought us the Silver Age of superheroes including corny tv shows (Pow, Wham, Boom) featuring over-the-top villains and it took until the mid to late 1980s before we got a real serious look at… Read More

Wisper Home – Like Bubble Wrap for the Internet

As parents, we have no greater desire and duty than to keep our children safe. If you’ve ever been around kids of any age this can be a tall order. Sometimes it seems no matter how hard you try, their number one goal in life is to find a way to hurt themselves. This can… Read More

Wisper Salutes the Men and Women in Law Enforcement

We have all had that sick, sinking feeling in our stomachs when we see the red and blue lights on top of a police car pull in behind us, or in some cases as we pass a sitting police car going way too fast. It sparks anxiety for us, but law enforcement officers (LEO) are… Read More

Wisper Salutes the Military, Past and Present

Did you know May is Military Appreciation Month? Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day are both set aside to honor our military members living and dead, but I’m embarrassed to admit I didn’t know about Military Appreciation month. Wisper Internet headquarters in Mascoutah, Ill. is just a stone’s throw (poor choice of words) from Scott Air… Read More

Wisper Salutes the Men and Women of EMS

Imagine meeting someone on the worst day of their lives. This happens every day for hundreds of paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in small towns and big cities all over the country. Everyone loves the stories of cops and firefighters, but the unsung “other” responders who have dedicated their lives to helping people are… Read More

Wisper Salutes Firefighters and First Responders

In recent years, May the 4th has become known as “Star Wars Day” for obvious reasons. But did you know, May the 4th is National Firefighter’s Day and they have true stories from towns not so far, far away, and definitely not from a long time ago. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there… Read More