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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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The Dark Side of Cable TV

People still like watching TV. That’s a fact. According to the A.C. Nielsen Co., (a leading measurement company that provides data about what people watch and listen to), the average American views more than 4 hours of TV each day. That equates to 28 hours per week, 2 months a year, and in a 65 […]

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Watch Out for Copyright Violations

Each month TrioTel Communications, Inc. receives approximately 10-20 copyright violations against current TrioTel Internet subscribers. Copyright violations are serious allegations against online users, and can lead to significant consequences. A violation exists when a movie, TV show, music, or video game is illegally downloaded over the Internet. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) created […]

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The App Game

Apps have dominated our world as the popularity of smart devices increases. And although, TrioTel continues to stay on top of the ever-evolving technology game, we realize that it is also appropriate to take a step back and explain, what the heck an app is. “App” Definition? According to dictionary.com, an “app” is an application, […]

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Have a BRIGHT Connection

Tis the season for family fellowship, delicious food, and an overload of wireless devices in your home. If Santa is bringing more “smart” toys down your chimney, (like an iPad, Kindle, Xbox, or laptop), you may want to ensure your wireless router has a gleaming, bright connection with these four steps. 1. Centralize your router […]

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CO-OP SPIRIT

“We’ve got spirit, yes we do! We’ve got spirit, how ‘bout you?” Ahhhhh….fall is here! Vibrant, golden leaves filling nature’s palate and the feel of cool, crisp sweatshirt weather beckoning our spirit to lift and appreciate the happenings all around us. Football, homecoming celebrations, harvest and Halloween consume the month of October for many of […]

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The Purpose of an Annual Meeting

As the sweet sound of country music lightly filled the air, over 270 people gathered at the Salem Armory last week for TrioTel’s 58th Annual Meeting. Western decor illuminated the room, as did the succulent aroma of honey bbq chicken, roasted potatoes, and glazed carrots. It seemed as most members arrived, expectations for a charming […]

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