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  • The Rising Cost of Cable TV – The Story Behind the Story

    March 21, 2019

    By: Jerry Horton, Technology Director   Cable TV – it first came on the scene in the late 1940’s and, by the 1980’s, changed America’s viewing habits. No longer were the Big Four Networks (NBC, ABC...

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  • Important BVtv Information

    February 19, 2019

    Attention Loyal BVtv Customer, Blue Valley is once again faced with the harsh reality of passing along a video rate increase to you. Due to the continued rise in programming costs, the subscription...

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  • Christmas Miracles

    December 21, 2018

    By: Jada Ackerman, Director of Public Relations & Customer Service Christmas miracles are real! I’ve seen them numerous times over the past 15 years of working on the annual Giving Tree project...

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  • What is BEC & How to Protect Yourself From It

    December 12, 2018

    By: Jerry Horton, Technology Director I recently read an article about a company that lost $21 million to cybercriminals. This headline may make you envision a basement filled with bad guys in...

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  • How to Stay Safe Black Friday & Cyber Monday Shopping

    November 19, 2018

    By: Katy Schoening, Networks Plus IT Technician The holiday shopping season is officially upon us! If you’re anything like me, you’d rather sit in the comfort of your own home, sipping coffee in...

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  • Top 11 Tips on Protecting Yourself Online

    November 7, 2018

    By: Jerry Horton, Technology Director Passwords…we can’t live without them, but living with them gets harder every day. We need a password for everything; computers, smartphones, Wi-Fi networks,...

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  • The 411 on Net Neutrality

    January 11, 2018

    The Essentials Net Neutrality was an FCC regulation placed into effect in 2015. It was intended to ensure that all internet data traffic was treated equally and that broadband providers abide by...

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  • Have a Cyber-Safe Christmas

    December 19, 2016

    The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us. Rarely, does a day go by where my inbox is not crowded with electronic advertising for ‘pre-Black Friday’ or ‘Cyber-<insert day of the week...

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  • My Big Adventure

    September 15, 2016

    Last month, I received an invitation I couldn’t refuse. Even though my schedule was already full, I made the decision to squeeze in one more trip. Through all the challenges, this trip turned out to...

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  • Saying Goodbye

    May 19, 2016

    When I was first hired at Blue Valley Telephone in 1993, I had no idea what I was getting myself into! I have seen and been a part of so much change over the past 23 years. Back then, we only had...

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