The official blog of Exede Internet, with tips for getting the most out of your satellite Internet service.

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‘Think before you link,’ and other online security tips

Jane Reuter,


Anti-phishing tips from Exede Internet

Internet security software and other tools to protect your computer and email get more sophisticated every day, but they don’t work if you open the door to scammers trying to trick you into revealing sensitive information. These are known as “phishing” attacks. Here are a few tips to help you steer clear of them while using your Exede Internet service. Read More…

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Tips on getting started with video chat

Jane Reuter,


Exede works great with Skype, FaceTime and more

Whether it’s holding a face-to-face client meeting, checking in on those growing grandkids, talking to a loved one stationed overseas, or just because you prefer seeing your old college roommate “live”, video chat is a great service. You can see and talk to people who are worlds away without incurring a big bill! Easy as sending an email, it typically doesn’t carry any cost beyond your monthly internet service fee. And it works great with your Exede Internet service. Read More…

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Mush! Exede Internet service shines on the Iditarod trail

Jane Reuter,


Exede Dealer Rich Beezley explains how satellite helps mushers and Alaska residents

If there’s one thing we love to hear about, it’s people using Exede Internet service in unusual and out-of-the-way places. A remote part of Alaska definitely qualifies, and we spoke to one our dealers recently about his experience providing Exede Internet service during the famous Iditarod sled-dog race earlier this year. Read More…

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Apple fans: Get ready for those big Yosemite, iOS8 downloads

Alex Miller,


Jump on the Free Zone to grab these updates when ready

Even the least geeky Mac or iPhone user gets a little excited when new software upgrades are released. But these upgrade files are very large, so if you’re downloading them using your Exede Internet (or cellphone) service, it’s a good idea to use the unmetered Free Zone. Here are a few other things to keep in mind: Read More…

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‘Page Failed to Load’: What’s up?

Rose Pember,


Denial of Service attacks targeting websites becoming more common

 Uh-oh. We’re all familiar (and fairly frustrated) with these messages:

  • “An error has occurred.”
  • “Please try again.”
  • “502 That’s an error.”
  • “No data received.”
  • “The server encountered a temporary error.”

Our first thought might be “that dang internet!” But there are a whole slew of reasons why a webpage may not properly load. These errors can range from a connection issue to user traffic, but another reason lurking in the background may be a “Denial of Service” (or “DoS”) attack. Read More…

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