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When building a new home, it is extremely advantageous to install all smart home cabling before drywall and insulation goes in. Owners will save time and money by cabling each room according to their current smart device needs, while also considering future expansions. Think to yourself, “will the wiring in my home meet my needs in 10 years?” According to Statista and Investopedia, 21.5% of homes are projected to be smart homes by 2025 compared
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  A sudden rise in cyberattacks A recent and sudden spike in cyberattacks has local businesses and organizations taking a hard look at cybersecurity solutions. Among the most notable attacks in 2021 are The Colonial Pipeline, JBS Foods, and the very recent attack on Kaseya Software Company that affected over 1500 businesses of all sizes. The aftermath of these attacks was felt throughout the nation and around the world, disrupting supply chains and temporarily closing
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surveillance systems in coeur dalene
Surveillance Camera Systems Coeur d'Alene & Post Falls - Dos and Don'ts of SecurityWatch this video on YouTube Explore a recent project done by Intechtel, the security system specialists for Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, Spokane and surrounding areas. This car wash needed a surveillance camera system upgrade, especially do to the wet nature of their business. Take a look around with us and see what we suggest for this client. Also, learn how to avoid
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internet providers router
Don't Use Your Carrier's RouterWatch this video on YouTube   Today we are answering a common question. Is it a good idea to use the router provided by an Internet service provider? Well, there are a few different reasons why it is actually not ideal to use the provided router. The main reason is because Internet providers don’t have top quality, performance or security in mind when they buy routers from manufactures in bulk. Provided
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Why Call a Telecom Agent Instead?Watch this video on YouTube Telecom Agent Vs Internet and Phone Companies Today I want to talk about telecom agents. Many people have had an experience with an “Internet company” stopping by their home or business to talk about the latest and greatest service. They may say something along the lines of how great their service is and how horrible all other options are. A telecom agent differs from an
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backups disaster recover plan
Is a simple data backup ENOUGH for your business?Watch this video on YouTube What’s the difference? Today we are talking about backups vs disaster recovery. How they are the same, how they are different, and what you need to be successful. Let’s discuss both options.  Backups A backup could be something that uses a thumb drive to copy a certain set of files. Or, it could be something that uses software, such as Acronis or
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msp managed services provider
What is a MSP and Do You Need One?Watch this video on YouTube Today we’re going to be talking about managed services providers (MSP), specifically within the IT industry. You may have heard this term – MSP or managed services. I want to tell you a little more about what that is and why it could be beneficial to your business or operation. What is an MSP? A managed service provider essentially takes over the
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video conferencing
How to Set Up Professional Video ConferencingWatch this video on YouTube   Today, were talking about video conferencing. You know, that thing we all used to do (and hate) and now we’re forced to do every day? Yeah, that. There are a lot of video conferencing options out there and many of us have been forced to work with what we have. Sometimes, that’s a laptop camera and microphone that sounds terrible and looks even
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what is wi fi 6

August 19, 2020

What is Wi-Fi 6?

What is Wi-Fi 6?Watch this video on YouTube Learn more about how Wi-Fi 6 works. Also learn what Wi-Fi 6 means for hotels, motels, RV parks, and the rest of us. Plus, is it actually faster? Find out now from a local tech expert and owner of Intechtel in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Hey everyone, Adam with Intechtel here. I’m here with a quick tech tip today and today were going to be talking about Wi-Fi
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wifi slow internet
Troubleshoot Down or Slow InternetWatch this video on YouTube In this time where more people are working from home than ever before, Internet connectivity issues are becoming more common. Our techs who service Coeur d’alene, Post Falls, Hayden, Spokane, and surrounding areas have seen an increase in calls concerning slow Internet speeds, outages, and spotty connections. Although tech support is sometimes needed, there are a handful of investigative tools and practices that can be used
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remote working from home technology
As major companies like Google, Apple and Amazon have already asked select employees to work from home as a precaution against the Coronavirus, local businesses may be considering what to do if their employees also need to work remotely. James Gardner, IT specialist at Intechtel in Coeur d’alene says, “there are a few logistics that businesses need to think about when switching to a remote work environment. Things like remote access, video conferencing and a way to
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cyber security castle
Coeur d'Alene Business Cyber Security, Malware: Castle AnalogyWatch this video on YouTube Cyber-attacks are becoming an increasing threat to businesses of all sizes. Employees might notice simple changes to their homepage, endless pop-ups, strange new programs, phishing emails that look legitimate, frequent crashes or even complete file lockout due to ransomware. Unfortunately, these experiences are becoming more prevalent as technology evolves and is adopted by more businesses. According to research from Cyber security Ventures, a
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Adjust Output Power on Wireless Router | Be a Good WiFi NeighborWatch this video on YouTube Turn Output Power Down in a Few Easy Steps If you live in a densely populated area such as an apartment complex, RV park, or condominium, it may be a good idea to turn down your wireless router’s output power. This is an easy way to be a good WiFi neighbor and help reduce wireless interference. Learn how to
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How do people find out more about a business? They probably Google it. That’s why business owners need to be hyper-aware of how their business looks online. Whether you have a new business or an established business that is unsearchable on the internet, now is the time to work on your online business presence. Here are five effective ways to ensure your business looks as professional and trustworthy online as it does in person.  
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July 21, 2013

IT Field Sourcing

Are you a national IT / Tech Support organization looking to have a local project handled in North Idaho and Eastern Washington? Intechtel offers contracted IT services on an incidental or project basis. One call to 208-635-4400 gets a resource secured for your project with negotiable payment terms on an hourly or time and materials basis . Some of the items we specialize in include: Data / Internet cabling, termination, or moves Computer hardware troubleshooting
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