All About Your VPN

Many of our ALLO customers are working from home and connecting to their remote offices through a VPN which is a Virtual Private Network. VPNs are designed to keep information private and secure.  It does this by encrypting data before sending it across the internet and when it’s received, it goes through a process to…

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Esté preparado con ALLO

Todos estamos experimentando un poco de shock a medida que lidiamos con el cambio de ritmo que el virus COVID-19 puede causar en nuestros hogares y lugares de trabajo. Queremos que sepa que estamos listos. Nuestro equipo de fibra óptica tiene planes para continuar proporcionando un servicio y apoyo sin interrupciones a medida que nuestros clientes con negocios y residenciales se…

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Be Prepared with ALLO

Working and Learning From Home We’re all experiencing a little bit of shock as we deal with the change of pace the Covid-19 virus may be causing in our homes and workplaces. We want you to know, we are ready. Our fiber-optic team has plans in place to continue providing seamless service and support as…

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500 More Reasons to Love ALLO

Our lips have been sealed for too long, and the wait is finally over. Keeping this secret has been nearly unbearable. So finally, we are thrilled, ecstatic, and downright giddy to share the news. Drum roll please… We just increased our standard residential internet speed from 300Mbps to 500 Mbps, for FREE! Did you read…

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Get to Know ALLO: Residential Support

Our blog series continues, and this week we’re tipping our hats to the residential customer support team. Sometimes referred to as CSRs, angels in disguise, or ALLO trivia masters, we believe they are the reason ALLO is held in such high esteem by our customers.  While all of our departments have some level of customer…

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Understanding Wireless Device Strength

Our technicians and support team often throw out terms like “wireless interference” and “channel congestion” and “big red showdown.” Except for that last one, it can be a little confusing. We live in a fiber focused world and it’s easy to forget that not everyone shares our enthusiastic obsession with all things tech. So let’s…

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What is Fiber?

Exactly what is fiber optic technology? Optical fiber is a flexible, transparent fiber made of glass or plastic which is slightly thicker than a human hair. The fiber cable coming into your home acts as a conduit carrying all your data via light waves between each end of the fiber. The principles of refraction, which make fiber optics…

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3 Reasons we Love Being LOCAL

This blog is part 1 in a 4 part series on ALLO’s core values: Local, Exceptional, Honest, Hassle-Free. ALLO is owned and operated by folks from right here in the midwest. Over  80% of our staff can claim native status with the other 20% transplanted. So when we say we’re local, we’re not exaggerating. For…

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The Low Down on Your Download

Who cares about your internet speeds? Raise your hand… The ins and outs of your ALLO internet speed test Well, there are too many hands to count, so we’ll jump right into the details behind testing your ALLO speeds. Running an internet speed test is beneficial in many ways. It can provide bragging rights at…

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