Glossary

Rock Island Communications: A locally owned and operated Internet Service Provider (ISP) serving the San Juan Islands in Washington State. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of OPALCO with the express mission of providing San Juan County with the highest level...

Rock Island Email – Servers and Port Settings

The below servers and ports are the required settings for @rockisland.com email addresses. Should I Pick POP or IMAP For My Email Settings? POP and IMAP are two different protocols (methods) for accessing your email.  Which one is right for you? Generally speaking,...

Ooma: Setting Quality of Service (QoS)

If you find that the quality of your Ooma phone just isn’t up to snuff, there is a configuration change you can make that may help. This change requires taking a few steps to complete. If you focus on each of these steps, one at a time, this can be a simple process to...

Testing Your Internet Speed

Using a Speed Test to Get the Best Results Testing your internet performance and understanding the general health of your Internet connection is a good thing to do from time to time. The most common way to do this is by running what is known as a speed test. Speed...