Netflix Farming Simulator 23 Teaches Kids (and Adults) About Farming

When most people think of Netflix, they immediately recall nights of binging TV series and movies at the touch of a button. But there are other benefits that accompany a Netflix subscription, too, including gaming. And we’re especially delighted about a fun farming mobile game included with Netflix that informs as much as it entertains: […]

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Fiber Internet Increases Home Value

Move over kitchens and bathrooms–fiber has moved up on the must-have list for homebuyers. Now more than ever before, people want to work, learn, and access telehealth applications from home. Modern lifestyles require modern internet powered by a fiber network. In fact, a 2023 study showed that fiber-delivered internet access could increase a home’s value […]

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Five Reasons to Break Up with Your Old ISP

Sluggish speeds, data caps, hidden fees, and poor customer service? It’s not you, it’s them. Today, we’re highlighting five signs you should break up with your current internet provider—and hook up with DFN’s high-speed fiber internet service instead! Reason #1 Your Internet Just Doesn’t Have the Speed to Keep Up with You If you’re like […]

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What is Lifeline?

In the 21st century, having access to fast, reliable internet is now just as essential to every household in America as telephone service was in the 20th century. But your neighbors at DFN also understand that many families struggle to pay household bills, especially with rising prices associated with global turmoil and economic uncertainty. Fortunately, […]

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How to Prepare for (and Ace!) Your Next Virtual Job Interview

Virtual interviewing is becoming more and more common in today’s job market. While remote interviewing may be more convenient, the distance and technical difficulties can be awkward, or even jarring, to would-be applicants.   Fortunately there are tips from interviewing experts that prospective job seekers can use to get through—and even nail—a virtual job interview. […]

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Remembering the Canyonville Slide – 50 years later

Intro Today marks 50 years since one of the deadliest telecommunications accidents in our state – the Canyonville Slide. Nine men lost their lives while attempting to restore telephone service that incidentally played a crucial role in the rescue and recovery mission. While technology has changed tremendously in the past half century, nature is mercilessly […]

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Parental Settings for Smart TVs

If you’re like most parents, you may feel frustrated when something as innocent and simple as turning on your smart TV can display gory images from ads for horror movies or suggestions for suggestive—or even outright raunchy—content on the home screen before you even navigate to your preferred apps and platforms. While parental controls within […]

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Five Tips for Scoring an Esports Scholarship

Though many parents may be skeptical about their teen’s passion for video gaming (and the seemingly extensive number of hours they play them), they might be surprised—and even impressed—by the economic opportunities brought about by gaming, especially in competitive esports. And perhaps the most eye-poppingly impressive statistic parents and their college-bound kids should be aware […]

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Wi-Fi in the Park

Douglas County Parks flips the switch on free, high-speed internet at County Parks (Douglas County, Ore.)  The Douglas County Parks Department is excited to announce that Douglas County park guests will now have access to new or upgraded free, high-speed Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) at five of our park properties in Douglas County.  Windy Cove A […]

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