Everywhere you look – you see the same feedback. “I’ve deployed a WiFi extender and it sucks”. There is a simple explanation as to why WiFi extender typically suck. Instead of doing as they say – extending your network – most WiFi extenders are simply creating entirely new networks that sit right next to, or […]
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Why Does a WiFi Router Slow Down Over Time?
To figure out why your WiFi may be slow, it helps to have a basic understanding of how WiFi works. WiFi speeds are directly related to the underlying Internet service speeds provided by your Internet service provider (ISP). If your Internet service has a maximum speed of 10 Mbps, then your maximum WiFi speeds can […]
The History Of The Internet
Not too long ago, if you wanted to know the history of a subject, you would need to go to a library, find the correct section, and browse through countless books to even begin to understand a topic. Nowadays, you can find the history of literally anything simply by typing a search into Google. From […]
Saying “Thanks” To Our Wireless Internet Customers
At Zirkel, we understand how important it is to be able to access high-speed internet no matter where you live. Because of that, we have been a leading internet service provider to rural areas of Yampa Valley for almost 20 years, and we are happy to continue on this journey. We wouldn’t be where we […]
Why ZIRKEL Wireless Is The Right Choice For Rural Colorado Internet Service
When choosing a wireless internet provider, it’s easy to think of the “big guys.” But “big” doesn’t always mean better, especially when you live in a rural area. Big wireless companies are usually more concerned with the number of subscribers they can secure, and therefore target big cities and townships. While a company like Comcast […]
Setting Up A Wireless Router For The Best Signal
Every rose has its thorn. And by rose we mean wireless internet, and by thorn we mean bad connection. But also, every cloud has a silver lining, and in this case the cloud is the wifi and the silver lining is that you can maximize your connection by placing your router in an optimum location! […]
The Importance of High Speed Internet for Remote Workers
Remote workers, also called telecommuters, make their living working from home, usually doing digital work on a computer. Many people think of telecommuters as millennials living in their parents’ basement or new moms trying to get in a few hours of work each week. But with the average telecommuter being a professional in their late […]
Snowed In? Enjoy These Binge-Worthy Offerings On Netflix
When most people in Colorado hear the words “Steamboat Springs”, they immediately think “snow.” More specifically, they imagine the magical champagne powder that has helped our little mountain town earn the reputation of one of the best ski resorts in the world. But we digress. Today we don’t want to talk about how much tourists […]
Rural Broadband in Colorado – Open letter to Governor Hickenlooper.
1/31/17 ZIRKEL Wireless – Open letter to: Governor Hickenlooper, Representative Diane Mitsch Bush, Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Cory Gardner, Senator Randy Baumgardner, Congressman Scott Tipton, and the decision makers for Routt and Moffat Counties. Dear Elected Officials, As you know, on Thursday, January 12, 2017, Governor Hickenlooper delivered his annual State of the State address. […]
Learn To Love Your Internet Provider Again With ZIRKEL Wireless!
Ask most people what they think of their current Internet service provider and you’re likely to see rolling eyes and hear heavy sighs in response. The fact of the matter is that in most Colorado communities, choices for Internet service providers are quite sparse, usually forcing residents to choose the lesser of two, giant, corporate […]