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Welcome to Granite State Communications’ Community Advisor! Here you will find Internet, Phone, and Community-related news and tips. Please read, watch, share – and check back regularly for updates. While you are here, feel free to browse the archived articles on the right. As always, we welcome your comments and questions.

 

Protect yourself from a broken heart and wallet

Posted in: Advisor Tips Employee News GSC News on April 12, 2021

Romance scams are the costliest type of scam for people 60 and older. That’s why the FTC is spreading the word about this growing threat, which can leave victims with a broken heart and an empty bank account. Even if this scam might not affect you, it could be happening to someone you know. Keep these things in mind: If a friend or loved one mentions an online love interest, as ...read more

Happy Easter from GSC

Posted in: Advisor Tips Announcements Community News GSC News on April 2, 2021

Hop to it and enjoy Easter activities with your family. Decorate Easter eggs and baskets in new ways. Get moving with an egg-and-spoon race in the backyard. Or watch the classic movie Easter Parade with Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. However you decide to celebrate, don’t forget to share your favorite moments through video calls and social media posts. Technology helps every bunny stay con ...read more

SERVICE INTERRUPTION

Posted in: Advisor Tips Announcements Community News Employee News GSC News on March 29, 2021

**Update 3:45pm – Service is restored. If you still do not have your service up and running, please trying unplugging your router for 30 seconds and then plugging it back in. If that does not resolve the issue, call us at 603-529-9931 as we may have to refresh your equipment or troubleshoot your line. Thank you for your patience.** - - We currently have technicians working t ...read more

Before You Dig, Call 811

Posted in: Advisor Tips Employee News GSC News on March 26, 2021

We know you can’t wait to get started on spring yard projects. But remember that all sorts of utility lines could be buried on your property and easily damaged by even shallow digging. This can result in service interruptions to your entire neighborhood. Before you dig, always call 811 to have utility lines marked with flags. The affected local utilities will send a locator to your property, ...read more

Beware of Fake Check Scams

Posted in: Announcements GSC News on March 24, 2021

Fraudsters are smart and know a good thing (for them) when they see it. That’s why, even though paper checks aren’t used much anymore, fake check scams are still widespread. Here we explain why fraudsters employ fake check scams, how they work, and what you need to do to protect yourself. Risky but Profitable Those who execute fake check scams are taking a risk. If they’re caught for che ...read more

Use Technology to Help You De-Stress

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on March 8, 2021

When you can’t unplug, these tech tools can help you unwind. There’s no denying we live in stressful times. In fact, studies show Americans are reporting considerably higher levels of stress today than in recent years. The dangerous thing about stress is that it can take a serious toll on your physical and mental health. With everything going on in the world right now, technology can somet ...read more

Tips for Speedier Wi-Fi

Posted in: Advisor Tips GSC News on March 5, 2021

We offer lightning-fast internet speeds, but if your Wi-Fi router is out of date or not set up correctly, it could be slowing you down. Here are some tips to help you maximize router performance: Move your router to its ideal position. It should be centrally located in your home and away from thick walls made of brick or concrete. Make sure your router is secure. Use a password on yo ...read more

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