Megan Williams
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Mar, 12

Safe Internet Surfing for Kids

Charter School Breaks Ground on Gigabit Center for Access to Digital Media

Coinciding with National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in April, parents can visit Charter Communications’ Safe Internet Surfing website to learn more about what parents can do to ensure kids have access to safe and appropriate web content.

Charter Communications is investing $24 million in cyber security initiatives to ensure kids get safe access to online content.

Approximately 120 Charter Schools, Community Learning Centers and Charter Learning Centers will offer Internet access for the 2018-19 school year.

Following the previous successful installations of Safe Internet Surfing, Charter Communications is now installing its third generation of Safe Internet Surfing technologies – providing the safest internet surfing experience for youth and parents with consistent, high speed internet access through Charter Communications.

The newest Safe Internet Surfing capabilities include:

Streaming speeds up to 10 gigabytes per second, 1 gigabyte per second for both mobile and Wi-Fi, will be offered to all students through wireless routers installed in classrooms.

Smartphones, tablets and laptops will now have seamless internet access through Safe Internet Surfing apps.

Mobile apps will offer additional parental controls, and will include parental access with password information, as well as reporting tools to help identify inappropriate content.

Safe Internet Surfing apps will also provide the latest parental protection solutions with alerts to parents, and information to help them enforce digital media policy with teachers, guidance counsellors and administrators.

The safe internet surfing enhancements also include parental control technology with filters, filters on Wi-Fi and digital devices and parental alerts through Safe Internet Surfing apps.

Charter Communications is the nation’s largest provider of digital entertainment, communications and home networking services, with 15.3 million customers across 29 states and Canada. Charter provides a full range of broadband, entertainment, data, telephone and home security and automation services to residential customers. Charter Business provides specialized services to the business community, including business internet, data, wireless and security services.

About Charter Communications

Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the second-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of broadband communications services to residential customers and businesses. Charter Business provides residential and business broadband services across 14 states and Canada, and wireless services in several major U.Topic markets. Charter Communications Inc. is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., and operates in 24 states. Further information about Charter, please visit www.charter.com.

Teenage Internet Use

The goal of teens is to see if there are apps that can help them study or relax, with a general restraint naturally shown to dabble in the likes of mobile casino platforms, even though at age 18 some of them would be legally allowed to access such platforms.

While it may be easy to just use your phone for the majority of your day, having too many distractions can hinder you in getting work done and staying focused. For those that find themselves spending too much time on the phone, there are a number of new apps on the market that are designed to help improve focus.

Cult apps like YouTube Stars is one of the many new apps that has emerged recently. It is an app that allows users to learn from a wide range of sources. Users can download a number of different teachers like YouTube celebrities and teachers. There are games, quizzes, and more to keep everyone entertained. The app has a great amount of users and appears to be one that is here to stay.

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