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TrioTel Announces Ownership in Mitchell Telecom

TrioTel and two other South Dakota broadband providers, known as ATV Holdings, LLC., are in the process of finalizing the purchase of Mitchell Telecom from Sancom, Inc. ATV, a combination of Alliance Communications, of Garretson, TrioTel, and Venture Communications, of Highmore, have joined forces to bring a fresh perspective, continued modern technology solutions, and added […]

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Beware of Unexpected Emails

Not all emails are created equal. Over the last year, even the last six months, we’ve noticed a rise in the number of spam or junk emails circulating our inboxes. We’ve heard examples of Phishing (pronounced fishing) email scams, where someone impersonates an individual in order to gain personal information. These emails use attractive links […]

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The Importance of a Landline Phone

The landline telephone is still a vital piece of our technology puzzle. When customers subscribe to landline telephone service it makes it possible for TrioTel to receive federal support from the Universal Service Funding (USF) program. USF was established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 1997 with the intent to ensure that all consumers, […]

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TrioTel Cameras Prove Worthy for Local Farmer

Harley Zens, owner of the family operated Zens Herefords in Canova, knows firsthand the importance of producing a live and healthy calf. Last November, Zens Herefords was named the South Dakota Seedstock Producer of the Year, an award that represents a high standard in breeding systems among other notable achievements. One of the significant features […]

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Smart Toys Should Offer Warning Label

Earlier this month, Keloland featured a story, Smart Toys, Smart Hackers, regarding the dangers and accessibility of smart toys (toys that connect to the Internet). We thought it was worth sharing as it looks inside research at DSU and how easy it is for hackers to compromise your child’s playtime companions. As one parent mentions, […]

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AMC Network Channels Removed From TrioVision Line-Up

Following months of negotiations, TrioTel has made the decision to not move forward with new contract agreements for AMC Networks, which include: AMC (channel 150), WE (channel 148), and BBC America (channel 187). As our existing contract with AMC was set to expire at the end of 2015, TrioTel, along with 750 other companies incorporated […]

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Soar with TrioTel’s Enhanced Internet Speeds

Internet has become a vital exigency of our everyday routine. We can read online news and stay up-to-date on everything happening around us. Sharing images, streaming videos, playing various games, or buying and selling products online has never been so easy. The list goes on and on to what we can accomplish. Yet having a […]

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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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