2018 Annual Meeting

2018 Annual Meeting

NCTC’s 2018 Annual Members Meeting was held Sat., Nov 3. Several people were in attendance, and as always, everyone left with a nice gift. Entertainment began at noon by Kade Allen, a senior at Macon County High School. Kade played guitar and sang several Johnny Cash...
Always on

Always on

More than on-quarter of adults constantly online Social media, text mes-sages, gaming, weather reports, email and much more are daily parts of busy lives. But just how connected are we really to the online world? The widespread use of smartphones and mobile devices...
Move over:  Its the law

Move over: Its the law

Utility workers now covered by the Move Over Law The law applies to motorists on all high- ways, not just four-lane.  If it’s not safe to move over, slow down. The law no longer applies only to emergency. Now, any vehicle with flashing amber lights, including hazard...
Groundbreaking for Riddleton

Groundbreaking for Riddleton

NCTC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Broadband in Riddleton North Central Telephone Cooperative (NCTC) gathered with Smith and Trousdale County residents as well as county, state, and federal officials on Thursday, September 13, for a groundbreaking ceremony to...
Cooperatives carry a Remarkable legacy

Cooperatives carry a Remarkable legacy

I magine the headlines if this happened today — a group of rural Tennessee residents raises money to build their own internet network because corporate internet providers determined their area didn’t deserve coverage. But that seemingly sensational situation is how...
Your Wi-Fi Signal

Your Wi-Fi Signal

What’s getting in the way of your signal? Wi-Fi makes internet service available to a wide range of devices without physically connecting them to your router. However, it’s important to remember that the strength and quality of your signal can be influenced by...
Scam Alert

Scam Alert

*** IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT *** Recently a person(s) placed several job ads on online job boards & print media listing an open “Call Center Rep” position. Although this person(s) claims to be NCTC’s Hiring Manager, he/she is NOT affiliated with NCTC in any manner....
Are you well-connected?

Are you well-connected?

S top and count with me for a moment. How many internet-connected devices do you have in your home? For many of us, smartphones and computers are the first obvious devices that come to mind, but what other devices are there? How about tablets? Any smart TVs or...
Telemedicine is key to rural health

Telemedicine is key to rural health

Broadband internet access is making a real difference in the lives of people across rural America. I see it whenever I travel to the states where telecommunications companies like this one are building advanced networks to reach those in hard-to-serve regions....
Social Medial & Privacy

Social Medial & Privacy

Study:  Social media  use is growing.  But so are privacy concerns.   By Jen Calhoun About seven out of every 10 american adults use some kind of social media, but it doesn’t mean they don’t have worries about it.   A recent Pew Research Center study found...

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