Country Nomad Blog — ISP

Internet Access in Rural America and Its Impact on the Economy


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

The economies of rural America and urban America have significant differences in terms of the current level and growth rate. Whereas the urban economies are advanced and grow at such a rapid pace, rural economies seem to lag behind. Internet connectivity ranks as one of the factors causing this disparity. Small businesses in rural areas require Internet access to take advantage of the opportunities that digital technologies offer. Unfortunately, this access is rare in the regions. The majority of the users have a hard time connecting to the Internet, while those who manage still surfer from slower speeds and constant...

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A Day Without the Internet


Posted by David Garza on

The Internet is an integral part of our lives. No doubt. But what if you woke up to find that you are offline the entire day? This not a far-fetched idea. Unlike in the movies where aliens from another planet invade Earth and disrupt our systems, there are many factors that can make you go a whole day without Internet service. For instance, if you are late on your payments and the bank delays in processing your money, the ISP may fail to renew your subscription. Also, an issue with the ISP equipment can cause this situation, among others. What...

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What is a Voice Assistant, and How Do They Work?


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

Voice Assistants are developed to satisfy your demand for a luxurious life. Imagine telling your phone to call someone without having to scroll through the phonebook or asking Siri to turn the music on. As artificial intelligence technology matures, these things and much more are possible. Do not confuse voice assistants with virtual assistants. The latter refers to people you hire remotely to complete tasks while Voice Assistants are a technology. Read on to learn more about this technology, how it works, and some of the things you can do with it. What are Voice Assistants? This is a technology...

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Why Rural Internet Matters Now More Than Ever


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

As our way of life continues to change, and technology develops rapidly, we cannot afford to let the rural community lag behind the development. For a long time, Internet connectivity was often focused on urban areas and commercial production regions. That is no longer the case in the 21st century. Today's focus is on ensuring that every person has a reliable Internet connection that helps meet the demands of the modern world. Whether one resides in a rural area or in a Metropolitan, the Internet needs to align. For instance, they all need to stream high-quality videos, participate in competitive...

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Offline Parenting: What Your Kids Can't Learn from The Internet


Posted by Olayinka Alawode on

The Internet is useful. It has revolutionized our perception of learning. The emergence of online education has changed how classrooms across the world disseminate knowledge. Thanks to the rapid development of online learning, parents have taken the initiative to install home Internet so that their children are not left behind. That is a good move because digital learning technology is sure to change how skills are acquired, both for children and adults. But children cannot learn everything online. There are times when you have to step up and be the parent that you are to teach them offline. Here are...

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