Getting along with your local internet service provider – ISP for short– should not be like trying to establish friendly relations with a Ravens fan during football season. Green Light Wireless is Pittsburgh Proud and Pittsburgh-based. Let’s break down some of The Rules (remember that book?) to make sure that our relationship is sunshine and smiley cookies, even on a cloudy Pittsburgh day. (Since we’re local, we can make fun of the weather n’at.) Read on for some fun dos and don’ts for getting along with your local ISP.Continue reading “Getting Along with Your Local ISP “
Let’s talk about battery life. Few things are worse than realizing you are about to run out of batteries at an inopportune time. From your phone to your computer, to your watch to your…everything…batteries are everywhere and essential to our daily tasks.
Picture this: you are working from a waiting room, desperately trying to finish off a project for work. Your battery gives you the 20% warning, and you panic. Not a good feeling…especially if you don’t have your charging cord with you.
There are so many “rules” floating out there for the best way to make your device’s battery last. (Yes, “rules” is in quotes because, well, you’ll see.) You’ve heard them from friends, from TikTok, and from other possibly questionable sources. But have you heard them from the experts at Green Light Wireless? We are here to help bust the myths around battery life so that you (and your devices) are fully charged!
Read on to learn best practices for battery life.Continue reading “Five Best Practices to Maximize Your Battery Life” →
As the sun rises in Pittsburgh, probably over a yellow bridge, our day is just beginning at Green Light Wireless. We are a locally owned and operated business. Have you ever wondered what a typical day is like for a Pittsburgh Internet Service Provider? (Say yes.) You are in luck! Grab a cup of coffee and read on to learn more about a day in the life of a Pittsburgh Internet Service Provider (ISP if you are fancy).Continue reading “A Day in the Life of Your Pittsburgh Internet Service Provider “ →
Friendship is one of the smaller neighborhoods in the East End, but it is big in personality. It is home to creativity and art, gorgeous old Victorian houses, tasty treats, and one of the most confusing intersections in the Pittsburgh Region.
Here are some of our favorite places to visit in Friendship.Continue reading “We’re #PittsburghProud of Friendship” →
Choosing local isn’t just about visiting the Bloomfield Farmer’s Market on Saturdays and picking out some fresh produce. It’s not just about visiting Love, Pittsburgh in the Strip District, and supporting your favorite Pittsburgh artisans. And it’s not just about making sure that 87% of your wardrobe is black and yellow. You can choose local for your Internet services as well. Green Light Wireless is locally owned and operated and deeply invested in the Pittsburgh community.Continue reading “Why Choose Local” →
Give Back to the Earth and the Community
Hopefully you know that old and broken technology like monitors, cell phones, batteries, computers, printers, and more, cannot be put out with your curbside recycling. Moreover, you shouldn’t just throw electronic waste out with this week’s trash. Proper electronic recycling, or e-cycling, prevents harmful contaminants from seeping into our environment. Sometimes electronics recycling is easier said than done, but luckily we have several options for ways to safely and responsibly recycle electronics.Continue reading “E-Cycling” →
With every passing year, home Internet becomes more of a vital utility. But beyond partnering with a fast and reliable service provider like Green Light Wireless, there are some basic components and best practices to will ensure everyone in your household has access wherever and whenever they need it.Continue reading “Home Internet Equipment 101” →
There are so many neighborhoods we love in Pittsburgh. (Don’t make us pick favorites, we refuse!) From Friendship to Bloomfield, to Shadyside and beyond, they each have their own unique personality. A Je ne sais quoi, if you will. While we can’t pick one favorite, we can pick a favorite to highlight—Lawrenceville—good old 15201.
With over 250 locally owned businesses on Penn Avenue and Butler Street alone and minutes from ‘Dahntahn’, Lawrenceville is a great place for lunch, a weekend, or your new home neighborhood. Our friends over at Visit Pittsburgh give Lawrenceville high praise, “If you’re looking for a fun, hip neighborhood with lots of cool things to do, spend the day in Lawrenceville?.” Tripadvisor included Lawrenceville among the City’s coolest neighborhoods.
Here are some of our favorite nooks and crannies of Lawrenceville.Continue reading “We’re #PittsburghProud of Lawrenceville” →
We talk a lot about ensuring the security of your Wi-Fi-enabled devices, but your devices can also keep you safe in an accident or a medical emergency. While smartphones and smartwatches have robust safety features, many require a little work on your end to connect you to the help you need in an emergency.
Additionally, it’s important to learn how to find medical information and emergency contacts on both iPhone and Android phones. Should you find yourself attending to someone in an emergency situation, you will already know where to look to access their critical information.Continue reading “Phone Emergency Features“ →
The end of the year is near! The season of giving is a time to look outward and help our friends and neighbors. Perhaps you want to share some of your good fortune from 2022. Or maybe give a thoughtful gift of a donation in honor of a friend or colleague. If you are looking for Pittsburgh nonprofits to make donations to, we’ve got a great list for you spanning many categories. Here is a list of some nonprofits in Pittsburgh doing wonderful things for the city. Happy giving!Continue reading “Giving to Pittsburgh Nonprofits” →