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Tips for How to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

how to turn your home into a smart home

If you’ve been looking at Home Telecom’s HomeSmart and are wondering how to turn your home into a smart home this year, we’ve got you covered. While going “smart” can be overwhelming and daunting, rest assured that we can help simplify the process..

Read Article »

How to Stream the Super Bowl This Year

5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices

Die-hard football fans have been waiting for the Super Bowl since before the preseason began-- and it's nearly here!

But with all the cable TV contract disputes, service shuffling, and streaming app options that broadcast football and the NFL this season, you may need some guidance about your options to watch the game..

Read Article »

Top 5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices and Trends

5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices

5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices

The fast-paced world of technology innovations rapidly changes yearly; 2024 is no exception. While we at Home Telecom are excited to see what the world of technology brings this year, we are starting 2024 with a big bang..

Read Article »

Your Guide to Local News Without Streaming

5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices

We understand that change can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to technology and how we access our favorite programs. At Home Telecom, we have always been committed to making your experience as easy and enjoyable as possible..

Read Article »

What to Know About a ChatGPT Website for Business

Chatgpt

Using a ChatGPT Website for Business Productivity

The past year, it’s been impossible to escape the chatter and buzz surrounding ChatGPT websites. But what exactly is a ChatGPT website, and how can it help boost your business’s productivity? Let’s dive deeper into this new technology taking the business world by storm..

Read Article »

Your Guide to Energy Efficiency in Winter

 

As the winter season starts to settle in around us, there's nothing quite like coming home to a warm and inviting space. At Home Telecom, we understand the importance of creating a haven during the colder months, and we're here to guide you on how HomeSmart Automation can enhance both your comfort and energy efficiency..

Read Article »

Winter Internet Optimization

Winter Internet Optimization

As the chill of winter starts rolling in, ensuring that your online experience remains uninterrupted is crucial. Whether you're streaming your favorite holiday movies, working from home, or simply staying connected with loved ones, a smoothly operating internet connection is essential..

Read Article »

Peace of Mind During Holiday Travels

Peace of Mind During Holiday Travels

The holiday season brings joy, laughter, and the warmth of lots of shared moments. As we enjoy the festivities, many of us find ourselves on the move, traveling near and far to be with loved ones..

Read Article »

Top Rated Christmas Events in Charleston 2023

Don’t Miss These 2023 Christmas Events in Charleston

Christmas Events in Charleston and Nearby Areas

‘Tis the season for sleigh bells, mistletoe, hot chocolate, Christmas movies and holiday decorations! You made it through Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping and are crossing off more on your Cyber Monday list..

Read Article »

7 Holiday Hosting Gadgets to Make Life Easier

7 Holiday Hosting Gadgets to Make Life Easier

Thanksgiving and December holidays are right around the corner, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re likely hosting holiday dinners for family and friends. We’ve rounded up our list of seven unique holiday-hosting gadgets to make life easier this year..

Read Article »

Are Wi-Fi Extenders Worth It?

5 Home Security Tips for the Holidays

In today's world, having a strong and dependable Wi-Fi connection is just as essential as having electricity in your home. We depend on it for work, entertainment, and staying connected with the world..

Read Article »

Home Telecom Passes $500,000 Charitable Giving Milestone Through Home Community Fund

MONCKS CORNER November 7, 2023 — Home Telecom has awarded a total of $60,000 from their 2023 Home Community Fund to 19 local nonprofit organizations across the Tri-County area. With this year’s grant cycle, Home Telecom has passed the half million-dollar milestone in charitable giving through the Home Community Fund! The award amount per recipient ranges from $250 to $4,000..

Read Article »

Hallmark Christmas Movie Schedule 2023

Headline

Countdown to Hallmark Christmas Movie Schedule 2023

The countdown to Hallmark Christmas movie schedules is finally here! If you’re a fan of romantic holiday movies, mark your calendars and tune into the Hallmark Channel for fan favorites and new movies this 2023 season..

Read Article »

Are Internet and Wi-Fi the Same Thing?

5 Home Security Tips for the Holidays

You might hear someone use the terms "internet" and "Wi-Fi" interchangeably. However, they are not the same, and in this blog post, our goal is to not only explain the difference between the two, but also give you the information you need to make the best choice for your internet needs..

Read Article »

What’s Clogging Your Speed?

What’s Clogging Your Internet Speed?

There’s nothing worse than trying to stream your favorite TV show and it repeatedly buffering. Or attending (even worse, leading) a conference call while working from home and seeing the screen frozen in time only to miss out on critical information..

Read Article »

Spooky Season Streaming on Max!

5 Home Security Tips for the Holidays

Grab the popcorn and the candy this Halloween season because Max has a ghastly lineup of new AND classic horror films that will send shivers down your spine! As your local streaming provider, Home Telecom is thrilled to bring you some spooktacular programming that is available by streaming Max..

Read Article »

Can You Pass the Home Telecom History Quiz?

Celebrate National Techies Day 2023 With Home Telecom

Can You Pass This Home Telecom History Quiz?

Home Telecom has long been a part of Charleston, South Carolina, and the Lowcountry areas. But how much do you know about Home Telecom, our history, private ownership and our ties to the greater South Carolina area? Test your knowledge with this fun Home Telecom history quiz! .

Read Article »

Celebrate National Techies Day 2023

Celebrate National Techies Day 2023 With Home Telecom

Celebrate National Techies Day 2023 With Home Telecom

October 3 is National Techies Day 2023, and this celebration highlights the advancements in the technology industry. The 21st century is almost one-quarter over, and we’ve seen technology explode, going from bulky tower-style computers to sleek, lightweight tablets and laptops..

Read Article »

Top Rated Apps to Help Students Succeed

Top 4 Apps to Help Students

Top 4 Apps to Help Students

Almost every parent can agree that getting kids to do their homework can be downright difficult. While some kids retain everything they learn in the classroom, it can be challenging for others..

Read Article »

Mark Your Calendar for TV Premiere Dates 2023

Fall TV Premiere Dates 2023

Fall TV Premiere Dates 2023

You know it’s fall when the kids are back in school, and you can smell the hint of seasons changing. There’s no better time to mark the beginning of a new season than by binging some of the latest returning and new TV shows..

Read Article »

Check Out the Free Movies This Summer in Charleston

Watch Free Movies This Summer in Charleston

Watch Free Movies This Summer in Charleston

Enjoy the beautiful evenings in Charleston this August, and take in free movies this summer with the family! Whether you’re looking to make it an evening out or want to show up and relax outdoors while watching a movie, Charleston has something for you..

Read Article »

Amazon Fire TV Stick: How to Download HomeStream TV

How to Download HomeStream TV on Amazon Fire Stick

How to Download HomeStream TV on Amazon Fire Stick

If you’re like millions of Americans with an Amazon Fire TV Stick, you’re in luck because now HomeStream TV has an app for Amazon! Now that HomeStream TV is available on Amazon Fire Stick, you can easily access your Home Telecom content on Amazon devices..

Read Article »

Top Summer Books to Read in 2023

Top Summer Books to Read in 2023

Whether you’re heading for a beach vacation, relaxing indoors at home or sipping margaritas poolside this year, we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 summer books to read. No matter your style or genre, we’re sure there’s something on this list for every bibliophile..

Read Article »

Hotspot Issues to Research Before Signing a Contract

Hotspot Issues to Research Before Signing a Contract

Hotspot Issues: What to Know Before You Buy

A Wi-Fi hotspot takes mobile cellular connection and rebroadcasts it, allowing multiple Wi-Fi devices to connect wirelessly. While some people may think this is an attractive option for home internet use, hotspots work better as a secondary connection when someone is traveling away from home..

Read Article »

Don’t Become a Victim of Cyber Scams

Don’t Become a Victim of Cyber Scams

Did you know that 47 percent of American adults have been victims of cyber scams? The statistics are eye-opening, especially considering that 65 percent of Americans who go online receive at least one scam offer..

Read Article »

Home Telecom Support Pages Features Answers to Common Questions

Home Telecom Support: Your Questions Answered

Home Telecom Support: Your Questions Answered

Home Telecom is excited to announce that we have recently launched new resources for our customers! Home Telecom support pages are now available to help answer common questions, including providing quick solutions, information about your service, guides and FAQs, and how-to videos..

Read Article »

Home Telecom Miracle League Field Changes Lives

Home Telecom Miracle League Field Changes Lives

Home Telecom Miracle League Field: A Miracle League on the Home Field

In Berkeley County School District, there are more than 4,400 special needs students, which doesn’t count the children that can’t attend school or special needs adults..

Read Article »

Top Rated Charleston Events This Summer You Won’t Want to Miss

Charleston Events This Summer

Charleston Events This Summer

Summer is approaching, and there has never been a better time to celebrate and bask under the beautiful South Carolina sun. We’ve compiled a list of Charleston events you will not want to miss this season, so grab your sunscreen and sunglasses and explore fun activities that make Charleston a must-visit destination..

Read Article »

Protect Your Home With HomeSmart Security

Protect Your Home With HomeSmart Security

Get Ready for Travel Season with HomeSmart Security

Did you know that according to the U.S. Department of Justice, burglary rates increase in the summer as more homeowners are likely to be on vacation? Don’t become a victim or a statistic! Instead, practice these seven helpful tips to deter burglars and outfit your home with HomeSmart security..

Read Article »

Cheapest Mother’s Day Gifts for 2023

Cheapest Mother’s Day Gifts for 2023 We all agree that moms deserve the best, but sometimes we may not be able to afford everything that our moms deserve. However, we can put forth thoughtfulness and effort to ensure that our moms have the best Mother’s Day while staying within our budgets..

Read Article »

MyBundle TV Streaming Services Online

MyBundleTV Streaming Services Online If you’re like many Americans, you may feel overwhelmed by the number of streaming options entering the marketplace, or perhaps you have favorite shows spread out across several different streaming channels..

Read Article »

Learn Why You Need Protect IQ Now To Protect Your Home

Why You Need Protect IQ

Why You Need Protect IQ

If you’re like most Americans, your home is connected to a small arsenal of smart devices. But, whether you have SmartTVs, Bluetooth stereo equipment, baby monitors, home security cameras, thermostats, smart lights and locks, computers, laptops, Smartphones or tablets, you’re a target for today’s tech-savvy hackers..

Read Article »

Telehealth Services Bridge Gap in Rural South Carolina Communities

Telehealth Services Bridge Gap in Rural South Carolina Communities

Telehealth Services Bridge Gap Between Rural Communities and Healthcare Facilities

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth services were largely unheard of in modern medicine. However, Telehealth services were born out of necessity and have gained mainstream acceptance among doctors and therapists for non-critical care..

Read Article »

Learn More About What Are Robocalls and How to Stop Them Now

robocalls how to stop

Have you ever gotten a call from an unknown number only to be greeted with a clearly pre-recorded message trying to sell you something or encourage your vote for a certain candidate? These “robocalls” are exactly what they sound like - automatic calls to your landline or cell phone where no one is actually calling you..

Read Article »

Home Telecom Hits Another Historical Milestone

40K CustomersMONCKS CORNER, SC February 7, 2023 — Local award-winning technology leader Home Telecom is celebrating a giant milestone in their almost 120-year history, hitting 40,000 customers in January. This milestone is significant in that they’ve successfully doubled their subscriber base over the past seven years..

Read Article »

Best Ways to Save Money and Budget in 2023

Learn the top 7 best ways to save money in 2023, including the revolutionary and successful 50/30/20 budgeting method.

Ringing in a new year can be exciting for many families, but with rising costs for most Americans, 2023 will likely be the focus of saving money and budgeting. If you’re overwhelmed by budgeting, you’re not alone..

Read Article »

Which One Is Better: Fiber vs. Coax

Which One Is Better: Fiber vs. Coax

The Internet can be delivered by different means, but the type of delivery directly affects the speed. There are three types of internet cable: twisted-pair, coaxial (coax) and fiber-optic, but the two main types are the latter..

Read Article »

GigUp: Fiber Internet in Charleston County, Berkeley and Dorchester

GigUp: Fiber Internet in Charleston County, Berkeley and Dorchester

Home Telecom is proud to be a part of GigUP Tri-County. We are working hard to lay our robust state-of-the-art fiber internet in Charleston County, Berkeley and Dorchester counties. As these counties continue to grow, Home Telecom will work to use and connect existing fiber to residences throughout these three counties..

Read Article »

A Holiday Guide to the Best Tech Gifts

A Holiday Guide to the Best Tech Gifts

The holidays are right around the corner. So whether you’re looking to score a last-minute deal or have no idea where to start on your shopping list, we’ve got you covered with the best tech gifts this year..

Read Article »

Fun-Filled Lowcountry and Charleston Fall Activities to Celebrate

Fun-Filled Lowcountry and Charleston Fall Activities to CelebrateFun-Filled Lowcountry and Charleston Fall Activities to Celebrate

Crisp autumn leaves and cool air welcome this season’s Charleston fall activities, and we guarantee you won’t miss a moment of the action! So take a sneak peek at what’s happening in the greater Charleston and Lowcountry areas and mark your calendar..

Read Article »

Home Buying Guide and Address Internet Availability

Home Buying Guide and Address Internet AvailabilityHome Buying Guide: The Great Search for Address Internet Availability

In today’s pandemic, purchasing a home with fast, reliable internet is no longer a perk but a necessity. So how do you go about ensuring that when you put an offer on a home, it will have the internet speeds you need and require? First, read our helpful guide for buying a home and searching by address internet availability to help find internet providers for address listings..

Read Article »

Celebrate Cyber Security Month By Staying Safe Online

Celebrate Cyber Security Month By Staying Safe OnlineCyber Security Month: Staying Safe Online

October is Cyber Security Month. In 2004, Congress and President George W. Bush declared October Cyber Security Awareness Month. The main goal is to help educate people about threats online, including how to protect their confidential data..

Read Article »

Preparing for South Carolina Hurricane Season

As we reach the mid-way point of hurricane season, there’s never been a more critical time to prepare yourself for a natural disaster. Prepare for South Carolina hurricane season which runs from June 1 through November 30 each year..

Read Article »

Best Budget-Friendly Snacks for Football

snacks for footballIf you’re like many football fans, you’ve waited all year for the NFL season to kick off on September 10, 2023. Arguably one of the best ways to celebrate is tailgating or hosting a big game day event at home for friends and family..

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NFL RedZone: The Channel for NFL Games This Season

channel for NFL games, cost for NFL RedZone

Debatably the most anticipated and awaited sports season has arrived. So if you’re donning your jersey while simultaneously yelling, “Touchdown,” we feel your enthusiasm! And if you’re looking for the premier channel for NFL games this season, look no further than NFL RedZone..

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T2NOC Delivers Home Telecom Customer Service

T2NOC Home Telecom Customer Service team focuses on combining our front counter, network operations and tech center to provide superior customer service to customers.The Tier 2 Network Operations Center (T2NOC) combines Customer Service, Network Operations and Tech Center, to focus on delivering superior Home Telecom customer service. T2NOC is primarily responsible for the day-to-day interactions with Home Telecom customers who have reported an issue with their service..

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Getting Ready for the Internet of Things Explosion

Getting Ready for the Internet of Things Explosion

The Internet of Things is here, and it’s exploding! The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to devices connected to the Internet, such as your Smartphone, Smart TV, Alexa devices, Apple Watch, Nest thermostat or even your refrigerator..

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Clarifying Discount Options for Home Telecom Bill Pay

home telecom bill pay

Did you know that Home Telecom offers customers a $10/month discount* when you sign up for both e-bill with auto-bank draft? This discount is available to subscribers with 100 Mbps or higher residential internet service or 15 Mbps or higher DSL subscribers..

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Tips for How to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

how to turn your home into a smart home

If you’ve been looking at Home Telecom’s HomeSmart and are wondering how to turn your home into a smart home this year, we’ve got you covered. While going “smart” can be overwhelming and daunting, rest assured that we can help simplify the process..

Read Article »

How to Stream the Super Bowl This Year

5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices

Die-hard football fans have been waiting for the Super Bowl since before the preseason began-- and it's nearly here!

But with all the cable TV contract disputes, service shuffling, and streaming app options that broadcast football and the NFL this season, you may need some guidance about your options to watch the game..

Read Article »

Top 5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices and Trends

5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices

5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices

The fast-paced world of technology innovations rapidly changes yearly; 2024 is no exception. While we at Home Telecom are excited to see what the world of technology brings this year, we are starting 2024 with a big bang..

Read Article »

Your Guide to Local News Without Streaming

5 Life-Changing 2024 Tech Devices

We understand that change can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to technology and how we access our favorite programs. At Home Telecom, we have always been committed to making your experience as easy and enjoyable as possible..

Read Article »

What to Know About a ChatGPT Website for Business

Chatgpt

Using a ChatGPT Website for Business Productivity

The past year, it’s been impossible to escape the chatter and buzz surrounding ChatGPT websites. But what exactly is a ChatGPT website, and how can it help boost your business’s productivity? Let’s dive deeper into this new technology taking the business world by storm..

Read Article »

Your Guide to Energy Efficiency in Winter

 

As the winter season starts to settle in around us, there's nothing quite like coming home to a warm and inviting space. At Home Telecom, we understand the importance of creating a haven during the colder months, and we're here to guide you on how HomeSmart Automation can enhance both your comfort and energy efficiency..

Read Article »

Winter Internet Optimization

Winter Internet Optimization

As the chill of winter starts rolling in, ensuring that your online experience remains uninterrupted is crucial. Whether you're streaming your favorite holiday movies, working from home, or simply staying connected with loved ones, a smoothly operating internet connection is essential..

Read Article »

Peace of Mind During Holiday Travels

Peace of Mind During Holiday Travels

The holiday season brings joy, laughter, and the warmth of lots of shared moments. As we enjoy the festivities, many of us find ourselves on the move, traveling near and far to be with loved ones..

Read Article »

Top Rated Christmas Events in Charleston 2023

Don’t Miss These 2023 Christmas Events in Charleston

Christmas Events in Charleston and Nearby Areas

‘Tis the season for sleigh bells, mistletoe, hot chocolate, Christmas movies and holiday decorations! You made it through Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping and are crossing off more on your Cyber Monday list..

Read Article »

7 Holiday Hosting Gadgets to Make Life Easier

7 Holiday Hosting Gadgets to Make Life Easier

Thanksgiving and December holidays are right around the corner, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re likely hosting holiday dinners for family and friends. We’ve rounded up our list of seven unique holiday-hosting gadgets to make life easier this year..

Read Article »

Are Wi-Fi Extenders Worth It?

5 Home Security Tips for the Holidays

In today's world, having a strong and dependable Wi-Fi connection is just as essential as having electricity in your home. We depend on it for work, entertainment, and staying connected with the world..

Read Article »

Home Telecom Passes $500,000 Charitable Giving Milestone Through Home Community Fund

MONCKS CORNER November 7, 2023 — Home Telecom has awarded a total of $60,000 from their 2023 Home Community Fund to 19 local nonprofit organizations across the Tri-County area. With this year’s grant cycle, Home Telecom has passed the half million-dollar milestone in charitable giving through the Home Community Fund! The award amount per recipient ranges from $250 to $4,000..

Read Article »

Hallmark Christmas Movie Schedule 2023

Headline

Countdown to Hallmark Christmas Movie Schedule 2023

The countdown to Hallmark Christmas movie schedules is finally here! If you’re a fan of romantic holiday movies, mark your calendars and tune into the Hallmark Channel for fan favorites and new movies this 2023 season..

Read Article »

Are Internet and Wi-Fi the Same Thing?

5 Home Security Tips for the Holidays

You might hear someone use the terms "internet" and "Wi-Fi" interchangeably. However, they are not the same, and in this blog post, our goal is to not only explain the difference between the two, but also give you the information you need to make the best choice for your internet needs..

Read Article »

What’s Clogging Your Speed?

What’s Clogging Your Internet Speed?

There’s nothing worse than trying to stream your favorite TV show and it repeatedly buffering. Or attending (even worse, leading) a conference call while working from home and seeing the screen frozen in time only to miss out on critical information..

Read Article »

Spooky Season Streaming on Max!

5 Home Security Tips for the Holidays

Grab the popcorn and the candy this Halloween season because Max has a ghastly lineup of new AND classic horror films that will send shivers down your spine! As your local streaming provider, Home Telecom is thrilled to bring you some spooktacular programming that is available by streaming Max..

Read Article »

Can You Pass the Home Telecom History Quiz?

Celebrate National Techies Day 2023 With Home Telecom

Can You Pass This Home Telecom History Quiz?

Home Telecom has long been a part of Charleston, South Carolina, and the Lowcountry areas. But how much do you know about Home Telecom, our history, private ownership and our ties to the greater South Carolina area? Test your knowledge with this fun Home Telecom history quiz! .

Read Article »

Celebrate National Techies Day 2023

Celebrate National Techies Day 2023 With Home Telecom

Celebrate National Techies Day 2023 With Home Telecom

October 3 is National Techies Day 2023, and this celebration highlights the advancements in the technology industry. The 21st century is almost one-quarter over, and we’ve seen technology explode, going from bulky tower-style computers to sleek, lightweight tablets and laptops..

Read Article »

Top Rated Apps to Help Students Succeed

Top 4 Apps to Help Students

Top 4 Apps to Help Students

Almost every parent can agree that getting kids to do their homework can be downright difficult. While some kids retain everything they learn in the classroom, it can be challenging for others..

Read Article »

Mark Your Calendar for TV Premiere Dates 2023

Fall TV Premiere Dates 2023

Fall TV Premiere Dates 2023

You know it’s fall when the kids are back in school, and you can smell the hint of seasons changing. There’s no better time to mark the beginning of a new season than by binging some of the latest returning and new TV shows..

Read Article »

Check Out the Free Movies This Summer in Charleston

Watch Free Movies This Summer in Charleston

Watch Free Movies This Summer in Charleston

Enjoy the beautiful evenings in Charleston this August, and take in free movies this summer with the family! Whether you’re looking to make it an evening out or want to show up and relax outdoors while watching a movie, Charleston has something for you..

Read Article »

Amazon Fire TV Stick: How to Download HomeStream TV

How to Download HomeStream TV on Amazon Fire Stick

How to Download HomeStream TV on Amazon Fire Stick

If you’re like millions of Americans with an Amazon Fire TV Stick, you’re in luck because now HomeStream TV has an app for Amazon! Now that HomeStream TV is available on Amazon Fire Stick, you can easily access your Home Telecom content on Amazon devices..

Read Article »

Top Summer Books to Read in 2023

Top Summer Books to Read in 2023

Whether you’re heading for a beach vacation, relaxing indoors at home or sipping margaritas poolside this year, we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 summer books to read. No matter your style or genre, we’re sure there’s something on this list for every bibliophile..

Read Article »

Hotspot Issues to Research Before Signing a Contract

Hotspot Issues to Research Before Signing a Contract

Hotspot Issues: What to Know Before You Buy

A Wi-Fi hotspot takes mobile cellular connection and rebroadcasts it, allowing multiple Wi-Fi devices to connect wirelessly. While some people may think this is an attractive option for home internet use, hotspots work better as a secondary connection when someone is traveling away from home..

Read Article »

Don’t Become a Victim of Cyber Scams

Don’t Become a Victim of Cyber Scams

Did you know that 47 percent of American adults have been victims of cyber scams? The statistics are eye-opening, especially considering that 65 percent of Americans who go online receive at least one scam offer..

Read Article »

Home Telecom Support Pages Features Answers to Common Questions

Home Telecom Support: Your Questions Answered

Home Telecom Support: Your Questions Answered

Home Telecom is excited to announce that we have recently launched new resources for our customers! Home Telecom support pages are now available to help answer common questions, including providing quick solutions, information about your service, guides and FAQs, and how-to videos..

Read Article »

Home Telecom Miracle League Field Changes Lives

Home Telecom Miracle League Field Changes Lives

Home Telecom Miracle League Field: A Miracle League on the Home Field

In Berkeley County School District, there are more than 4,400 special needs students, which doesn’t count the children that can’t attend school or special needs adults..

Read Article »

Top Rated Charleston Events This Summer You Won’t Want to Miss

Charleston Events This Summer

Charleston Events This Summer

Summer is approaching, and there has never been a better time to celebrate and bask under the beautiful South Carolina sun. We’ve compiled a list of Charleston events you will not want to miss this season, so grab your sunscreen and sunglasses and explore fun activities that make Charleston a must-visit destination..

Read Article »

Protect Your Home With HomeSmart Security

Protect Your Home With HomeSmart Security

Get Ready for Travel Season with HomeSmart Security

Did you know that according to the U.S. Department of Justice, burglary rates increase in the summer as more homeowners are likely to be on vacation? Don’t become a victim or a statistic! Instead, practice these seven helpful tips to deter burglars and outfit your home with HomeSmart security..

Read Article »

Cheapest Mother’s Day Gifts for 2023

Cheapest Mother’s Day Gifts for 2023 We all agree that moms deserve the best, but sometimes we may not be able to afford everything that our moms deserve. However, we can put forth thoughtfulness and effort to ensure that our moms have the best Mother’s Day while staying within our budgets..

Read Article »

MyBundle TV Streaming Services Online

MyBundleTV Streaming Services Online If you’re like many Americans, you may feel overwhelmed by the number of streaming options entering the marketplace, or perhaps you have favorite shows spread out across several different streaming channels..

Read Article »

Learn Why You Need Protect IQ Now To Protect Your Home

Why You Need Protect IQ

Why You Need Protect IQ

If you’re like most Americans, your home is connected to a small arsenal of smart devices. But, whether you have SmartTVs, Bluetooth stereo equipment, baby monitors, home security cameras, thermostats, smart lights and locks, computers, laptops, Smartphones or tablets, you’re a target for today’s tech-savvy hackers..

Read Article »

Telehealth Services Bridge Gap in Rural South Carolina Communities

Telehealth Services Bridge Gap in Rural South Carolina Communities

Telehealth Services Bridge Gap Between Rural Communities and Healthcare Facilities

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth services were largely unheard of in modern medicine. However, Telehealth services were born out of necessity and have gained mainstream acceptance among doctors and therapists for non-critical care..

Read Article »

Learn More About What Are Robocalls and How to Stop Them Now

robocalls how to stop

Have you ever gotten a call from an unknown number only to be greeted with a clearly pre-recorded message trying to sell you something or encourage your vote for a certain candidate? These “robocalls” are exactly what they sound like - automatic calls to your landline or cell phone where no one is actually calling you..

Read Article »

Home Telecom Hits Another Historical Milestone

40K CustomersMONCKS CORNER, SC February 7, 2023 — Local award-winning technology leader Home Telecom is celebrating a giant milestone in their almost 120-year history, hitting 40,000 customers in January. This milestone is significant in that they’ve successfully doubled their subscriber base over the past seven years..

Read Article »

Best Ways to Save Money and Budget in 2023

Learn the top 7 best ways to save money in 2023, including the revolutionary and successful 50/30/20 budgeting method.

Ringing in a new year can be exciting for many families, but with rising costs for most Americans, 2023 will likely be the focus of saving money and budgeting. If you’re overwhelmed by budgeting, you’re not alone..

Read Article »

Which One Is Better: Fiber vs. Coax

Which One Is Better: Fiber vs. Coax

The Internet can be delivered by different means, but the type of delivery directly affects the speed. There are three types of internet cable: twisted-pair, coaxial (coax) and fiber-optic, but the two main types are the latter..

Read Article »

GigUp: Fiber Internet in Charleston County, Berkeley and Dorchester

GigUp: Fiber Internet in Charleston County, Berkeley and Dorchester

Home Telecom is proud to be a part of GigUP Tri-County. We are working hard to lay our robust state-of-the-art fiber internet in Charleston County, Berkeley and Dorchester counties. As these counties continue to grow, Home Telecom will work to use and connect existing fiber to residences throughout these three counties..

Read Article »

A Holiday Guide to the Best Tech Gifts

A Holiday Guide to the Best Tech Gifts

The holidays are right around the corner. So whether you’re looking to score a last-minute deal or have no idea where to start on your shopping list, we’ve got you covered with the best tech gifts this year..

Read Article »

Fun-Filled Lowcountry and Charleston Fall Activities to Celebrate

Fun-Filled Lowcountry and Charleston Fall Activities to CelebrateFun-Filled Lowcountry and Charleston Fall Activities to Celebrate

Crisp autumn leaves and cool air welcome this season’s Charleston fall activities, and we guarantee you won’t miss a moment of the action! So take a sneak peek at what’s happening in the greater Charleston and Lowcountry areas and mark your calendar..

Read Article »

Home Buying Guide and Address Internet Availability

Home Buying Guide and Address Internet AvailabilityHome Buying Guide: The Great Search for Address Internet Availability

In today’s pandemic, purchasing a home with fast, reliable internet is no longer a perk but a necessity. So how do you go about ensuring that when you put an offer on a home, it will have the internet speeds you need and require? First, read our helpful guide for buying a home and searching by address internet availability to help find internet providers for address listings..

Read Article »

Celebrate Cyber Security Month By Staying Safe Online

Celebrate Cyber Security Month By Staying Safe OnlineCyber Security Month: Staying Safe Online

October is Cyber Security Month. In 2004, Congress and President George W. Bush declared October Cyber Security Awareness Month. The main goal is to help educate people about threats online, including how to protect their confidential data..

Read Article »

Preparing for South Carolina Hurricane Season

As we reach the mid-way point of hurricane season, there’s never been a more critical time to prepare yourself for a natural disaster. Prepare for South Carolina hurricane season which runs from June 1 through November 30 each year..

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Best Budget-Friendly Snacks for Football

snacks for footballIf you’re like many football fans, you’ve waited all year for the NFL season to kick off on September 10, 2023. Arguably one of the best ways to celebrate is tailgating or hosting a big game day event at home for friends and family..

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NFL RedZone: The Channel for NFL Games This Season

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Debatably the most anticipated and awaited sports season has arrived. So if you’re donning your jersey while simultaneously yelling, “Touchdown,” we feel your enthusiasm! And if you’re looking for the premier channel for NFL games this season, look no further than NFL RedZone..

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T2NOC Delivers Home Telecom Customer Service

T2NOC Home Telecom Customer Service team focuses on combining our front counter, network operations and tech center to provide superior customer service to customers.The Tier 2 Network Operations Center (T2NOC) combines Customer Service, Network Operations and Tech Center, to focus on delivering superior Home Telecom customer service. T2NOC is primarily responsible for the day-to-day interactions with Home Telecom customers who have reported an issue with their service..

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Getting Ready for the Internet of Things Explosion

Getting Ready for the Internet of Things Explosion

The Internet of Things is here, and it’s exploding! The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to devices connected to the Internet, such as your Smartphone, Smart TV, Alexa devices, Apple Watch, Nest thermostat or even your refrigerator..

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Clarifying Discount Options for Home Telecom Bill Pay

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Did you know that Home Telecom offers customers a $10/month discount* when you sign up for both e-bill with auto-bank draft? This discount is available to subscribers with 100 Mbps or higher residential internet service or 15 Mbps or higher DSL subscribers..

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