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How to Monitor Your Kids’ Online Activity Remotely

Every parent laments the inordinate amounts of time their kids spend in front of their screens. From scrolling through social media posts and pictures, to sharing YouTube and TikTok videos, to seemingly endless threads of chat, text and email messages, it can feel like there’s a never-ending flurry of online activity. Given the swaths of …

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How Fiber Internet is Different

Internet technology has advanced exponentially over the past three decades. Faster and more reliable than ever, today’s consumer has many choices when it comes to high-speed internet. But if your neighborhood has a variety of options, which kind of internet technology should you choose? Is there any real difference between the different internet services available?  …

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Where to stream family Christmas classics

One of the cozier aspects of the hectic holiday season is enjoying the return of classic Christmas and holiday movies. The classics are a great way to unwind, rekindle memories of holidays past, and create new memories with your family. And with high-speed fiber internet from CoastConnect your favorite holiday movies are just a click …

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Fiber Internet Increases Home Values

In the wake of COVID-19, more people than ever before want to work, learn, and access telehealth applications from home. Modern lifestyles require modern internet powered by a fiber network—and homebuyers know it. In fact, a 2015 study showed that fiber-delivered internet access could increase a home’s value by up to 3.1%. And that was …

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Feb 5 2021

CoastConnect receives grant from federal communications commission for expansion of high-speed fiber internet system

CoastConnect has been awarded a $7.86 million grant from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand its high-speed fiber internet system. The grant will be awarded over a 10-year period, for an annual total of $786,567.99. Funds will be used to expand CoastConnect’s system to areas the FCC has designated as unserved or underserved in Harrison, Hancock and Pearl River counties.