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Recently, Mitchell and Madeline from Our Little Outpost were having some trouble with their router. The young couple who moved from apartment life in Toronto to their new cabin in beautiful rural New Brunswick had been relying on Xplornet to…

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4 Unique Ways to Celebrate Halloween This Year

Halloween is going to look a little different this year.

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4 Tips for Tech-savvy Seniors

Seniors are the fastest-growing population of Internet users in Canada!

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Etiquette Tips for a Successful Video Conference

With the widespread usage of virtual meeting applications such as Zoom or Google Hangouts, and a global pandemic keeping employees…

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Become a lifelong student: how to learn online

One of the greatest fiction writers to ever grace the world with his prose, the late Kurt Vonnegut once said, “N…

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Tips for keeping kids safe online

We all know how expansive and brilliant the online world has become. The Internet offers something for everybody. People are…

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Prevent email phishing with these online anti-spam tips

Phishing is a scheme used by cyber criminals to gather your personal information such as online passwords, social insurance number,…

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Social media networks explained!

Unless you have been living alone in an off-grid cabin in the Arctic for the past two decades, chances are…

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LTE fixed wireless and satellite Internet—what’s the difference?

The Internet is a big part of our lives today. It’s how we connect to loved ones, to work, t…

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Why your Internet speed matters

Whether you’re binge-streaming shows on Netflix or video-chatting with family, speed helps make your experience better. Here are some o…

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How to choose the best Internet plan for you

You may have just moved into a new home that isn’t hooked up to an Internet connection yet, maybe y…

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Next level Netflix

Who doesn’t love a night on the couch with a cup of tea and a new movie queued up a…

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How to Google: yes, it’s a verb now!

Google began as a simple, minimalist search engine in 1996. The brainchild of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google has had…

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