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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

We’ve made some helpful suggestions for finding the best antivirus protection for your devices, but some defenses require a bit more training. As one of the oldest scams in the book, phishing is still prevalent today, accounting for over $30 million stolen from defrauded people in just one year. This is our quick guide to…

How to Create Strong Passwords

It’s important to keep your accounts as secure as possible. Even though hackers are getting craftier, that doesn’t mean you have to make it easy for them. You can start with your first line of defense: your passwords. The Internet is very different even within the past five years, let alone the last two decades.…

Best Antivirus Programs

With so many options out there, it’s hard to choose which antivirus program you want to keep you and your Internet-friendly machines safe. The following programs and apps are some of the best out there. If you’d like to learn more about each one, we’ve included some helpful links to assist you in your research.…

How Much Internet Speed Do You Actually Need?

Just as no two people are the same, Internet usage varies greatly between individuals, households, and businesses. But how do you know you’re getting the right amount of speed for your lifestyle and business needs? Lucky for you, that’s the very topic we’re discussing today. Assuming you already know some Internet jargon, the most important…

Why Supporting a Local ISP is Important

While we’ve already given you a couple reasons why you should choose a local internet service provider, we wanted to talk about why that choice is so important. Though we could go on and on, the choice to support a local ISP boils down to two key points: it’s better for you and your community…

Understanding Internet Jargon and Bandwidth Needs

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) often describe the speed of their networks with language that is downright confusing to the average person. We all know we want internet that works smoothly when needed, and it seems fair to assume that a faster connection will support that better than a slower one. But how fast should the…

Mount Vernon Goes High Speed with PogoZone

If you’ve ever been stuck swishing coffee at work, waiting while someone tries to fix the internet so you can do your job; you have seen first-hand how the people, software, and devices running a business can only run as smoothly as their internet connection will allow. The amount of people using the internet has…

pzTV Coming Soon to Lummi and Orcas Island

Lummi Island and Orcas Island customers, this exciting announcement is just for you! We’re thrilled to announce major upgrades to our TV service for our island lifers. pzTV is a streaming TV service with all the features you’ve come to love and some additional bells and whistles. With pzTV you’ll enjoy: HD TV Superior picture…

PogoZone Provides Free Internet Services for the Homeless

Being involved in our community is one of our core values. When the opportunity presented itself to get involved with HomesNOW, we didn’t hesitate. HomesNOW is “an all-volunteer, privately funded group of people working to provide shelter for the homeless in Bellingham and Whatcom County”. More recently, HomesNow operates a temporary safe camping site in…

PogoZone Sponsors Bellingham Bells

If you’ve never attended a Bellingham Bells baseball game, you’re totally missing out. The games are exciting, fun, and super family friendly — the perfect Summertime activity. But life can get hectic with the kids out of school and a never-ending-influx of summer BBQs, weddings, and parties. Sometimes catching a game just isn’t in the…

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