GVTC Blog

  • Why Did I Receive a 1099-DIV for MDP?

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Mar 20, 2019
    Last year, GVTC introduced the Member Dividend Program (MDP) to show our appreciation and commitment to our members. It was a big initiative that we believe our customers deserve and will benefit from for many years. In response to inquiries about recent IRS Form 1099-DIVs sent out in January to those opted into MDP, we want to explain this program and help resolve any confusion customers may have.
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  • Member Dividend Program: A Year in Review!

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Mar 20, 2019
    As many of you know, GVTC launched a first-of-its-kind member program that has further propelled GVTC forward in our community and industry. Introduced in June 2018 at the direction of the GVTC Board of Directors, the Member Dividend Program (MDP) offered GVTC members a 20% dividend (which was applied to reduce the payment) on their monthly statement simply for being a loyal cooperative member-customer!
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  • Bye Bye, Slow WiFi!

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Mar 05, 2019
    When you depend on something for all aspects of your life like we do with the Internet, it needs to be reliable. So why is it that sometimes we feel the High-Speed Internet we pay for doesn’t live up to its name? More than likely you’re making one of the top 3 common mistakes that affect your Wi-Fi speeds. Luckily, GVTC can help!
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  • The New Way to Protect & Customize Your Home

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Mar 05, 2019
    “More than a house.” That’s what buzzes through most people’s minds when you first start house shopping. Everyone’s experience is different—and equally, so are your needs. But one resounding similarity we all share is the question of “How do I make this feel like home?”
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  • A Different Cup of Tee

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Mar 05, 2019
    Every year, GVTC’s philanthropic arm, The GVTC Foundation, hosts its annual Charitable Golf Classic to raise money for the areas we serve, and we’re less than two months away from the big day! We’re excited for another opportunity to raise hopes, standards, and records for reaching our fundraiser goal.
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  • Fiber Unleashed: Say goodbye to loading times and hello to free time!

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Jan 31, 2019
    We’ve all been there… You’re ready to watch the movie you spent half an hour selecting only to have it pause every few seconds to load. Or… you text your spouse a picture of what you need from the store, but the image won’t load even though you’re connected to WiFi. The stories are countless, but one thing they all have in common is their ability to frustrate you – leaving you dead in the water with accomplishing what’s at hand. Luckily, Fiber Internet makes loading times a thing of the past.
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  • 5 Ways To Survive College On A Budget

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Jan 23, 2019
    Congrats! You’ve survived the last four years of high school and are on your way to embark on one of the most exciting journeys of your life: college. It’s going to be very fun, it’s going to be very hard, and it’s most definitely going to be very expensive, costing anywhere from $10,000 to $40,000 a year in tuition alone. To help you navigate through these awesome but economically scarce years ahead, we’ve put together a list of the best kept college secrets on how to budget like a pro, without having to live solely on ramen noodles.
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  • A Look at 2018

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Nov 29, 2018
    Looking back at the goals we set for 2018, I’m proud to say that GVTC Communications not only stayed true to its promise of providing the best value in communication services, but it also paved the path for future success with three main initiatives this year.
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  • New Internet Speeds Coming 2019!

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Nov 29, 2018
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  • Elevate Your TV Experience

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Nov 29, 2018
    Innovation is at the forefront of GVTC. From new speeds to upgraded user guides, we’re here to elevate your home experience. One of our most successful launches this year was our GVTC Elevate TV guide–equipped with a new seamless Video-on-Demand layout, robust recording capabilities, and direct connections to all your favorite streaming apps including Netflix®, YouTube®, and Pandora®.
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  • Paying for College and How GVTC Can Help!

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Nov 29, 2018
    Paying for college is becoming increasingly harder every year as it continues to get more expensive. With a crippling 70% of graduates owing a significant amount of student debt totaling $1.5 Trillion in America alone, it is more important than ever for new students to explore options outside of loans. Here are five myths and facts to help you make smart financial decisions as you enter the new and exciting world of college.
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  • Building a Tradition of Giving

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Nov 29, 2018
    Since its inception in 2006, The GVTC Foundation, GVTC’s employee-driven philanthropic arm, has centered its mission around serving its local community—just like its parent company. And nothing speaks more to being local than supporting your surrounding areas when it counts most.
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  • Do's and Don'ts of Managing Your Email

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Nov 29, 2018
    Email is a word that makes many people shudder when they hear it. Whether you’re dealing with your personal or work email, it can be a challenge to keep your inbox clean and your folders organized. There are just too many to deal with.
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  • WiFi Optimization: Getting the Most from Your Home Wireless Network

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Oct 01, 2018
    Managing to get a wireless signal into every corner of your home can be challenging. This is especially true if you own a bigger home or your house has thick walls. Don't fret though; there are a few steps you can take to improve the coverage of your wireless network and improve performance as well. The beautiful part is that none of these will cost you anything other than a little bit of your time.
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  • Best Connected Devices of 2018

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Sep 24, 2018
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  • GVTC Announces Its Newest Product Addition

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Jul 25, 2018
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  • GVTC Presents Operation: FINALLY HOME with $10,000 Grant

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Jul 25, 2018
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  • The 2018 Annual Meeting was One for the Books!

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Jul 25, 2018
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  • GVTC Wins SBJ’s 2018 “Best Places to Work Award” for a Fifth Year!

    by Paula Novodvorschi | Jul 25, 2018
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  • Two Local Students Receive $20,000 Scholarships

    by Paula Novodvorschi | May 24, 2018
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