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SCTA Conference Provides Opportunity to Explore USF Reform and its Impact on South Carolina

By Wil Payton

The South Carolina Telecommunications Association (SCTA) recently held the SCTA Fall Conference in Columbia. The event provided an opportunity for attendees to share ideas and insights about telecommunications technologies with other provider colleagues and peers. Corey Johns, senior stakeholder relations manager for Connected Nation, presented at the conference and provided updates on the Connect South Carolina mapping and research efforts, the Universal Service Fund (USF) reform implications for the state, and the Connect South Carolina community engagement programs which are modeled on documented success stories regarding broadband growth...

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Protecting Children Online

By CSC Staff

As a follow-up to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, below are tips to help you stay safe online: 1. Keep the computer in a family room where you can monitor computer use (under 10). 2. Use parental controls. Parental Controls to help manage how your children use the computer. For example, you can set limits on your children's access to the web, the hours that they can log on to the computer, and which games they can play and programs they can run. 3. Teach children never to meet an online friend offline unless you are with them. 4. Find out what e-mail and instant messaging accounts they have and (while...

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