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NEW - Chat Support
We recently implemented a chat feature that we make available when we can. Chat times are currently ad-hoc while we roll out this feature but early experimentation with it has been really positive.
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Fiber Support Resources
Fiber Overview - The Current State of High-Speed Internet Rural Communities Left Behind Bandwidth requirements continue to increase as modern technology advances and services move to the cloud. Currently, the average broadband speed nationwide is over 50 Mbps and...
Rock Island Communications: A locally owned and operated Internet Service Provider (ISP) serving the San Juan Islands. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of OPALCO with the express mission of providing San Juan County with the highest level of broadband service...
Rock Island’s Fiber Broadband Initiative
Find out how Rock Island can bring truly high-speed broadband to your home or business and enable you to harness the speed of light. This section of the site will help you understand: The current state of high-speed Internet in San Juan County Why you need fiber-optic...
Fiber Basics – Fiber Optics 101
What is Fiber Optic Cable? The “fiber” part of fiber optics refers to tiny strains of glass fibers that are bundled together in cables. These fibers are made out of carefully spun glass tubes that are used to transmit light pulses. At one end of the cable, a small...
LTE Support Resources
Fixed Wireless Overview
Long Term Evolution (LTE) Fixed Wireless Internet is designed to extend service to areas hard to reach. It is a dependable service designed to meet the needs of everyday users. Depending on the topography between one of T-Mobile's 4G LTE sites and your location,...
Fixed Wireless FAQ
What is Fixed Wireless internet? What is 700Mhz Spectrum? Will the 700Mhz be used for Public Safety? Can I use a landline if I received service via Fixed Wireless? What speed can I get via Fixed Wireless? Can I use a Static IP on the Fixed Wireless Service? Is Port...
First Month Free
We want you to feel good about your new wireless Internet service, and to know that it’s the right fit before committing to our terms of service (available at www.rockisland.com/legal). LTE coverage varies by location, so we want to make it easy for you to try it out...
Our LTE Modem
Our LTE Wireless modem makes it all happen. Plug one of these devices into a standard power outlet and wait four minutes. Once the modem boots up, the Internet signal is live and can be accessed via one of the 3 ethernet ports or onboard wireless. There are also 2...
General Support Resources
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,...
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...