Email Safety Tips

Raise your hand if you have ever opened a suspicious looking email only to discover your instincts were correct, and you should not have opened it. It happens, so we decided to share a few tips and warning signs to look for before opening another suspicious email....

What are Capital Credit Allocation Notices?

Brazos Communications is a cooperative that is owned by it members. Following IRS guidelines for cooperatives, our members are notified annually with a Capital Credit Allocation Notice. This notice represents each member’s allocation of the cooperative’s...

What is the difference between 2.4Ghz vs 5Ghz?

Often when connecting to a Wi-Fi network you see 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz listed. The 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz are different radio frequencies in Wi-Fi. The 2.4Ghz  is typically a longer radio frequency that can cover a larger area reaching through walls and ceilings. However, it is...

New Text Message Phishing Scam

It has come to our attention a new text message phishing scam is circulating in the area. The text message is pretending to be a representative from a wireless provider notifying you that your “payment is declined and your iPhone 11 will be returned”.  The scam is...

New Phishing Scam

It has come to our attention that a new phone scam is circulating in the area. The caller is pretending to be a representative from Medicare stating they are calling about your new Medicare card.  The Caller ID is displaying as “Brazos Telecommunications” with a local...

Selfie Contest – Instagram

Weekly Prize – $20 Gift Card | Grand Prize – Beats Headphones Take a selfie with your friends and Brazos Bottled Water. Post to YOUR Instagram page and tag us @brazoscommunications. Be sure to tell us what game and school district. | #brazosh2o2019 Be sure...

Summer Travel and Wi-Fi

Getting ready for vacation? Remember when traveling and using Wi-Fi hotspots, never assume they are safe. Most Wi-Fi hotspots don’t encrypt the information you send over the Internet and aren’t secure. Protected sites are indicated by https before the web...

Upload and Download…What is the difference?

When talking about Internet speeds…what is the difference between upload and download? Anytime you are pulling content from the Internet, such as receiving emails, or streaming a service like Netflix, Hulu or YouTube…you are using download. When you push...

Customer Loyalty Gift Card Scam

It has come to our attention that a new Gift Card Scam is circulating through Social Media/Popup ads congratulating Brazos Internet customers for their loyalty. This is a scam, and we recommend that you close out of it immediately. Brazos in NOT offering an...

New Email Scam

It is has come to our attention that a new email scam is circulating in our area.  The email sender is pretending to be from Brazos alerting you that someone tried to sign in using your brazosnet.com email account.  The sender is asking you to review fraudulent sign...