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TrioTel Employees Give for the Holidays

In a true caring tradition the employees of TrioTel once again fulfilled Christmas lists for local children and families in need across our service area. Over the last 15 years, TrioTel employees have contributed nearly $8,000 through the TrioTel Employee Jean Fund. The Jean Fund is a special account that employees contribute to every Friday […]

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Giving Thanks

For most of us, the Thanksgiving holiday offers a real opportunity to reflect on what we are most grateful for. As you look around your table this holiday, what makes you happy? Your family, your health, your things? Beyond being thankful for the people in our lives, what about the other stuff? The stuff that […]

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Ways to Watch Weather on the Web

Weather has the power to start conversations, change plans, make or break events, and devastate communities. Fortunately, there are now many online resources that make it easy to monitor the weather at home or around the world. We’ve compiled some of them here to help you stay updated on changing weather conditions—from bone-chilling blizzards to […]

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Crooks Use Caller ID Spoofing to Wear “Mask” of a Local Phone Number

One of the best ways to avoid phone scams has traditionally been to not answer calls from numbers that you do not recognize on your Caller ID. But crooks have a sneaky way around this. With Caller ID spoofing, they are able to make it appear as if their calls are coming from a local […]

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This Way to the Annual Meeting

Last week, TrioTel held its 59th Annual Meeting. Over 140 members were welcomed with a warm meal served by McCook Central FFA students, a bright smile from TrioTel employees, and an informative business meeting provided by board members, consultants, and TrioTel’s General Manager/CEO Bryan Roth. A quick re-cap: Broadband, also known as High Speed Internet, […]

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A Smart Combination: Smartphones and Your Home Wi-Fi Network

Do you and your family members have smartphones? Is your home set up with a wireless network? If the answer is yes, to both questions, we have a suggestion for you. When using your smartphone at home, you may want to access the Internet via your wireless Internet network rather than use the national wireless […]

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Having FUN is a Good THING!

Last weekend, TrioTel had the unique opportunity to participate in the first annual Salem Amazing Race, a fundraiser for the area pool. The concept of the event was based off the Amazing Race TV show, which debuted in 2001. This race consisted of two person teams traveling around Salem while stopping at “Pit Stops” along […]

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TrioTel Provides Big-Time Connectivity to a Rural Market

Blog Written by: Rob Swenson, SDN Communications Although TrioTel Communications Inc. serves a relatively small market in South Dakota farm country, its customers enjoy a level of connectivity that companies serving some of the largest cities in the United States cannot beat. “We have over 900 miles of fiber optic cable that runs through our […]

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TrioVision goes EVERYWHERE

A television set is no longer just the box in a living room, family room or bedroom. Television also is not just the live, linear signal delivering a program in real time. Television is now on-demand and time-shifted! You can watch it in the comfort of your own home or while on-the-go, with a compatible, […]

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TrioTel Promotes Computer, Internet Classes

A little over three years ago, TrioTel began offering basic computer classes to customers. Initially the purpose was to provide consumers, who are, at times, intimidated by a computer and/or the Internet, with a comfortable approach for exploring technology today. Over time, the classes have changed and adapted, with new topics developing each year. The […]

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