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Oct 2016 Final newsletter | Passing on the reins | Ted & Asih retiring, Ryan & Joslyn Walker taking over
Aug 2016 OACYS tower on Tennessee Knob | Free Windows 10 offer ended | Hosted VoIP | Reduce Netflix delays
Jun 2016 New! OACYS Hosted Voice Service | Memorial Day | OACYS is building a new tower
Apr 2016 [Windows 10] Free upgrade ends in July - Automatic updates - Antivirus | Internet Statistics
Feb 2016 Is your web browser up to date? | Plug-ins are going away | Internet usage by activity
Dec 2015 Welcome Clearwire Converts | How to reduce Netflix bandwidth usage | OACYS Bandwidth Policy
Nov 2015 Wireless Interference Revisited | How your Internet performance might be impacted | Wifi Info View
Oct 2015 Windows 10, One Month Later | Clear Quitting in November
Sep 2015 New Signage at OACYS | First significant change in many years
Aug 2015 Windows 10 is now available | Official release date was July 29th
Jul 2015 Windows 10 is here | Official release date July 29th
Jun 2015 PACC Water Drive | Ransomware | New Bandwidth Policy Reminder
May 2015 How OCS Got Started | Clearwire Announces End of Local Services
Apr 2015 Do you have a computer virus? | Managing video bandwidth
Mar 2015 Net Neutrality (again) | America’s Internet Traffic Hogs
Feb 2015 Is your password easy to hack? | Windows 10 update
Jan 2015 Restructuring at OACYS | New Bandwidth Policy Illustrated
Dec 2014 New Bandwidth Policy | Proposed Net Neutrality Regulation
Nov 2014 New OACYS Website | Coming Soon: New Signage, Speed and Bandwidth Improvements | Shellshock
Oct 2014 Windows 10 Coming Soon | OACYS Office Remodel | What’s in a Name?
Sep 2014 Illegal File Sharing | Bandwidth Management Tips | A Phishing Success Story
Aug 2014 The Right to Be Forgotten | Don’t become a scam victim!
Jul 2014 A permanent Internet access tax ban? | OCS Support Services
Jun 2014 Do you use Google? | eBay Hacked | OCS Shop Reports
May 2014 Virtru Email Security | The Heartbleed Bug
Apr 2014 The Web at 25 Years | HTTPS Security Tip | Is Gmail now secure?
Mar 2014 Illegal File Sharing | Bandwidth Management Tips | Windows XP End of Support
Feb 2014 Smart TV Caveats | How to reduce Netflix bandwidth usage | OCS Support Services
Jan 2014 Is Cloud Computing for You? | A Phishing Success Story | OCS Support Services
Dec 2013 Email Privacy | Do you really need Java? | Using Windows 8.1
Nov 2013 Anti-Virus Protection | Thank you Vets and Happy Thanksgiving | Windows 8.1 Upgrade Report
Oct 2013 What you can do about Identity Theft | Windows 8.1 Upgrade
Sep 2013 Remote support help scam | Like us on Facebook! | Still running Windows XP?
Aug 2013 The end of Moore’s Law | Predictions for the next 110 years
Jul 2013 Responsible network management | Facebook vs NSA: Which is worse?
Jun 2013 Windows 8 start menu options | OCS announces speed increases | Tablets to outsell laptops
May 2013 Internet sales tax | Review: Windows 8 on the Surface Pro
Apr 2013 Denial of Service Attack | How to reduce Netflix bandwidth usage
Mar 2013 Porterville’s newest landmark | How to reduce Netflix bandwidth usage
Feb 2013 Hooked on Java? | OCS celebrates 31 years | How to reduce Netflix bandwidth usage
Dec 2012 Merry Christmas | The DNS Domain Invoice Scam | U.S. bandwidth usage | Skype phishing virus
Nov 2012 Thank you Vets and Happy Thanksgiving | Win8 released | Is the FBI after you? | Microsoft Surface
Oct 2012 Olympic cyber crime | Phone phishing scams | Cyber security by executive order? | Touchscreen hybrids
Sep 2012 Tax on Internet service | McAfee glitch | Is antivirus software falling behind?
Aug 2012 October release for Windows 8 | Trend Labs report | “Do Not Track” spat | Applian update
Jul 2012 Independence Day | Applian RVC Progress Update | Sluggish Performance? | Really Need a Tablet?
Jun 2012 A Win-Win Solution for Netflix Users | The Flame Virus
May 2012 Common Support Questions | Widespread Virus Hits Macs | What is WISPA?
Apr 2012 Is Windows 8 For You? | WSJ: Video Speed Trap Lurks in New iPad (4G Bandwidth)
Mar 2012 Bandwidth Limits on "Unlimited" Data Plans | Celebrating 30 years | Microsoft System Sweeper
Feb 2012 Exploring Three Rivers | Celebrating 30 years | Neighborhood congestion | Might Congress kill TVWS?
Jan 2012 OCS celebrates 30 years | Bandwidth increased for mountain areas
Dec 2011 New technology | New OCS tower | Facebook privacy | Windows 8 and Tablets | Network Statement
Nov 2011 Network Neutrality Disclosure | Evolving Internet Usage | Internet Phone Scams
Oct 2011 Process of Elimination: Troubleshooting wireless router problems | Backup Blues
Sep 2011 Sluggish Internet Performance? | Super WiFi News
Aug 2011 Grand theft at Mine Hill Tower | Common Internet Scams
Jul 2011 Bandwidth Increases | Firefox 5 | Do Not Track | FCC Sued over Net Neutrality
Jun 2011 Memorial Day | NFC | Data caps | 15M hits | MS-Skype | Firefox 4 | Scareware for Macs
May 2011 People-Finders | What's My Home Worth? | New Banking Attack | Online Backup: A Bandwidth Hog
Apr 2011 OCS Increases IP Addresses | Software News | Major ISP Caps | Internet vs Newspapers
Mar 2011 Net Neutrality Defunded | Software News | Phishing Bait | Computer service by appointment
Feb 2011 2010 in Review | Computer service appointments | Do Not Track
Jan 2011 Net Neutrality | Antivirus lagging | Mailbox size increase
Dec 2010 Auld Lang Syne | Buying Games? | Suspicious Phishing
Nov 2010 Tower Maintenance | Firefox4 and IE9 News
Oct 2010 Repair or Replace | TV Channels | New Phone System
Sep 2010 Keeping Up with Updates | Don’t Take the Bait!
Aug 2010 New Office Hours | Book Reviews | New Firefox
Jul 2010 Video Quality | Netflix Online | File Sharing | Facebook
Jun 2010 MemDay | Phone Phishing | Facebook Privacy Issues
May 2010 Ubuntu | Iris Festival 2010
Apr 2010 Spam Survey | Stale Passwords | Real-Time Backup
Mar 2010 Bandwidth Management | Spyware Alert
Feb 2010 Office 2010 | End of IE6 | OCS 28 | Weak Passwords
Jan 2010 Tech Support Feedback | OCS Turns 28 | Win7 Update
Nov 2009 Licensed Frequencies | No Email in Win7 | SPF
Oct 2009 Win7 Released and Reviewed | Phishing Fraud
Sep 2009 Piggybacking | Email Policy | USMC Bans Social Sites
Aug 2009 Conficker | Browser Speeds | WinTips | Win7 Rel
Jul 2009 Bandwidth Again | Copyright Warning | WebStats
Jun 2009 Windows 7 | Parent Alert | Cyberspace Filling Up
May 2009 Conficker Virus | Network Cyber Attacks
Apr 2009 E-Book Readers | Final Email Change Reminder
Mar 2009 Texting | E-Invoices | GoToAssist | Email Change
Feb 2009 Vandalism | GoToAssist | Email Change | OCS 27
Jan 2009 WiMAX | Email Change | OfficeScan | Win 7
Nov 2008 War on Spam | Tech Survey | Phishing | OffScan8
Oct 2008 Scareware | OfficeScan | Bandwidth | Pmt Options
Sep 2008 Phishing | OfficeScan | Netscape | Pmt Options
Aug 2008 Phishing | Online Support and Backup | Pmt Options
Jul 2008 Beware of Phishing | MO7-OE6 | Payment Options
Jun 2008 Phishing Tips | OCS Banner Year | XP SP3 Update
May 2008 XP SP3 | Oldies: Osborne 1 | Iris Festival
Apr 2008 User Admin Review | Online Backup
Mar 2008 WebMail @ 10 Years | OS Updates | Online Backup
Feb 2008 Mega-Bandwidth Applications | Online Backup
Jan 2008 Technology Review and Forecast
Dec 2007 Merry Christmas from all of us at OCS
Nov 2007 Operating Systems | Internet Tax | WiMAX
Oct 2007 Weak passwords no longer permitted
Sep 2007 Poor service, but stuck in a contract?
Aug 2007 700 MHz | Richgrove | Telecommuting
Jul 2007 Ind Day | Bandwidth | 719 | Windows Updates
Jun 2007 Mem Day | Phishers | Wireless Tips | Glassware
May 2007 Success Valley | Solar | Iris Festival | Richgrove
Apr 2007 Vista | Success Valley | Filters | Service Caveats
Mar 2007 Internet Video | Success Valley | Daylight Saving
Feb 2007 OCS 25 | Vista | IE7 | Moving Tips | Success Valley
Jan 2007 OCS turns 25! | Spam Increases | Road to Success
Dec 2006 Email Scams | VoIP | Success Valley News | CLEC
Nov 2006 Spam! | Wireless Interference | VoIP Support
Oct 2006 Attacks | Defense | VoIP | TechSupport | News
Sep 2006 OCS OfficeScan | OACYS VoIP is Ready!
Aug 2006 Hot!!! | Net Neutrality | OACYS VoIP
Jul 2006 OACYS Econ 101 | VoIP is here at last!
May 2006 VoIP: Cutting the Cord | Anti-Virus Conflicts
Apr 2006 Weathering the Storms | OACYS in Texas | UPS
Mar 2006 Backup Importance | Broadband Competition
Feb 2006 Stormy Weather | On the Road | Software Firewall
Jan 2006 The Year 2005 in Review
Dec 2005 Proactive System Monitoring | Gift Certs
Nov 2005 VOIP Uses | Alarm Systems | Moving Tips
Oct 2005 Special Wireless Report
Aug 2005 OCS VoicePlans | Vonage | User Admin
Jul 2005 4th July | VOIP | Phishing | Milestones | RHE
Jun 2005 Memorial Day | RHE Ready! | Ptv Fair | Viruses
May 2005 RHE Update | Springtime Classics | Meet Asih
Apr 2005 Rocky Hill Exeter | Generator Backup | Channel?
Mar 2005 Security for XP SP2 | OACYS in Japan | Meet Diane
Feb 2005 Firewalls | Alpine Active | Recharging | Meet Angie
Jan 2005 Wireless for Camp Nelson | Meet Dave
Dec 2004 Outsourcing | MeetDarlene | Protection | DishDown
Nov 2004 OACYS Name | Meet Ryan | Phishing | Firefox
Oct 2004 Windows XP SP2 | Meet Marie | File Swapping
Sep 2004 Yokohl Valley Active | New Plans | Spyware
Aug 2004 Check Before Moving | New 58 Plan | Blue Ridge
Jul 2004 Popup Blockers for IE | Personal Virus Filtering
Jun 2004 Virus Terrorism | Wireless Areas | Passwords
May 2004 Spyware | Mac Virus | Legal Music
Apr 2004 Technology Outlook
Mar 2004 VOIP Business Phone Systems
Feb 2004 Viruses | Spam Filtering | Firewalls
Jan 2004 Tunnel Security | Year 21 in Review
Dec 2003 Fast Dialup | OCS In The News
Nov 2003 VOIP: Phone Calls over the Internet
Oct 2003 The Ultimate Remote Office
Sep 2003 Central Security Protects OCS Network
Aug 2003 Music Industry in Piracy Crackdown
Jul 2003 Free Nationwide Roaming
Jun 2003 Wireless Service Tips
May 2003 Live Web from Springville Rodeo
Apr 2003 Powering our Remote Wireless Sites
Mar 2003 Offroad Adventures Near Porterville
Feb 2003 The Internet Under Attack
Jan 2003 Happy New Year
Dec 2002 Wireless Available for Springville
Nov 2002 The Problem with File Sharing
Oct 2002 Website Security
Aug 2002 What Number Are You Dialing?
Jul 2002 Virus, Spam, and Parental Controls

The OCS monthly online newsletter has been published since July 2002. OCS has been in business since 1982, with Internet service since 1995 and wireless broadband since 1999.