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...
Johnny McClanahan Named NCTC President and CEO

Johnny McClanahan Named NCTC President and CEO

The North Central Telephone Cooperative board of directors has removed the “Interim” title and elected to name Johnny McClanahan the permanent President and CEO of the cooperative.  The board has been impressed with McClanahan’s leadership and is confident that, under...
Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

Although the law is changing – we are not.   We can’t speak for what other profit-driven corporate telecommunications providers may do, but we have been ‘net neutral’ and will stay that way because it’s the right thing to do for our customers.  We...
Years of Service

Years of Service

Thanks for your Years of Service Adam Milby • Shannon Carter • Casandra Mercer • Johnny McClanahan, CEO • Laurie East • Cody Cherry • Eric Ramsey Cody Cherry Eric Ramsey Adam Milby Shannon Carter Casandra Mercer Laurie...
FRS Washington D.C. Youth Tour

FRS Washington D.C. Youth Tour

Foundation of Rural Service Washington D. C Youth Tour Congratulations to Rachel Foster, Allen Co-Scottsville High School and Kailey Holland, Red Boiling Springs High School. Every summer, the FRS (Foundation for Rural Service) Youth Tour brings together high school...
FRS Scholarship Winner

FRS Scholarship Winner

Foundation for Rural Services Scholarship Congratulations to Gabrielle Veron from Allen County-Scottsville High School Nationwide 1400 students applied for these Foundation-of-Rural-Service Scholarships.  Only 51 were...
Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winners

Scholarships of $1000 Each from NCTC Each year NCTC awards a scholarship of $1000 to a graduate at each of our area high schools. We congratulate this year’s winners.   Jacob Gentry, Brian Holliman, Jacob Legg, Maggie, Davis, Isaac Wakefield, Moises Nunez, Chase...
A Fiber Update

A Fiber Update

North Central recently received approval for an infrastructure loan to make broadband available throughout the service area, and much of the expansion will include fiber to the premises — a fiber network will lead directly to your home or business. CURRENT BUILDS...
Improving quality and Reliability of Calls

Improving quality and Reliability of Calls

New Law aims to improve the quality and reliability of calls made to rural America.     Rural residents and business owners scored a major legislative victory in February, one that should reduce the rural call completion problems that have long plagued those who live...

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