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For more than two decades, Clearwave Communications has been a part of keeping Southern Illinois connected. Operations started in May 1995. ...

Recent Articles

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The boys of summer have returned as the Southern Illinois Miners have kicked off season 13 at Rent One Park in Marion. The Miners have been a huge part of our region since 2007, which is why Clearwave Communications has teamed up with the former Frontier League Champions for years. We’re proud sponsors of the Miners. ...

Protecting Your Digital Assets

According to FBI statistics, another home gets burglarized every 13 seconds. That’s why we have a deadbolt locks and motion-sensored security cameras. Now consider your business. Nearly 70 percent will experience a cyberattack this year alone. Are you prepared to mitigate these threats? Here are a few ways to keep you...

Software as a Service

No doubt you’ve heard of cloud computing. It has changed the way people and businesses use the Internet. Now more companies are turning to another form of cloud-based computing called Software as a Service. SaaS is a delivery system for centrally hosted applications over the Internet. So instead of downloading the soft...

The Cloud’s Silver Lining

Time is money. And technology is making it much easier to save time and make more money. A recent survey shows more than 90 percent of businesses use some form of cloud-based computing for their day-to-operations. Cloud computing is computing based on the internet. At one time, applications and programs would have to ...

Internet of Things

It’s hard to imagine a time when we weren’t connected to the outside world. For more than 20 years the Internet has been there for us. Improvements in technology year after year has meant better ways to stay connected and get valuable information out to the masses. In 1999, the Internet of Things was created. IoT goes...

Cyber Threats

This time of year there’s a feeling of goodwill and caring in the air. However, not everyone shares those thoughts of kindness and peace. Cyber threats are everywhere and it’s important to keep your network secure, no matter the size of the business. These are a few of the concerns to look out for in 2019. Fileless Ma...

No Tricks, Just Treats from Clearwave

It’s that time of year when we all like a little scare in our lives. From watching horror films to dressing up in costumes the Halloween season is a fun time. And you think that the only scary things hide in the dark, but think again! Slow internet speeds can send chills down your spine from anywhere at any time. Thos...

A Salute to Veterans

  In April of 2017, nearly 70 veterans and their guardians took part in the very first Honor Flight of Southern Illinois. The trip allows men and women who served our country the chance to see memorials built in Washington, D.C. in their honor. This trip is free for veterans, who for the most part served during World ...

Saved by the Broadband

In the 1980s and 90s the world watched and laughed along with Zack Morris and his pals on the TV show ​Saved By the Bell​ . One thing everyone remembers is Zack’s old school “brick” phone. More than once, Zack would pull out the oversized device and make a call during class at Bayside High School, despite the threat of...

Rock on with Clearwave Communications

Imagine a world without music. This thought is impossible to think about for most of us. That’s especially true for Clearwave Communications business account executive, Matt Reising. He’s been a part of the Clearwave team for more than two years. But long before that, he was rocking out on the national scene. It all s...