Schooling from home, coupled with all the other daily usage that your internet connection needs to support, can sometime result in maxing out your bandwidth. That’s why we revamped our Speed Guide to focus specifically on the tasks and activities that are common when schooling (or working) from home that can impact your bandwidth the most.
Astrea has launched a new software system, Astrea Juice powered by Plume, that will help customers receive unparalleled user experience through Adaptive Wi-Fi, AI Security, HomePass, Parental Control technology, and Motion Detection.
Astrea recently partnered with The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and CESA Purchasing in an effort to bridge the current digital learning gap due to COVID-19. As part of this partnership, Astrea is able to work with program participating school districts in our service areas to get their students connected with internet who otherwise may have gone without it.
It has been brought to our attention that many of you are running into disconnection issues while playing Call of Duty Warzone. After digging into this further, we have found that this is a widespread issue within the game itself and Activision is working to fix this problem.
We have been made aware of a scam call making its way through our service areas claiming to be from Astrea. The caller is asking customers if they would like to have their services upgraded and asks for a check to be sent by mail for the upgrade. We will never call our customers requesting a check be mailed to us for upgrades. Read for more details.
On the heels of Astrea Connection Assistance Program, that offered 60 days of free high-speed cable internet broadband access for new K-12 & college student income eligible households, Astrea has announced continued COVID-19 assistance by deploying free community Wi-Fi hot spot locations in several Wisconsin communities.
With increased screen time very likely due to new remote working or remote schooling needs, your cyber security may be at increased risk too. It is now very important to take proactive security measures to ensure your home network stays safe and protected from people who may want to steal your information. Here are 5 ways to keep your network secure and safe from cyber theives.
Due to an overwhelming response, and identified need in Astrea communities, Astrea has announced that they are extending the application date for the Astrea Connection Assistance program to Friday, April 10th.