GVTC Blog

  • GVTC partners with Synacor

    by David Click | Dec 03, 2015
    Synacor-GVTC logos

    GVTC is enhancing its customer experience through
    a partnership with Synacor. GVTC will leverage Synacor's superior products involving mobile apps, VOD, email and search and discovery metadata platform. Learn more in this news release: http://bit.ly/1Is3rZx #GVTCGigaRegion

  • FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: Stan Leech, Boerne ISD High School Athletic Director presents Paula White, Manager Public Relations, a plaque for GVTC sponsorship of one of their games.

    by David Click | Nov 24, 2015

    Boerne Football sponsorship 2015 captionGVTC is a proud supporter of local high school football for the 2015 season. Several area schools benefited from our sponsorships, including  Champion High School, Smithson Valley High School, Gonzales High School and Canyon Lake High School. 






  • A HELPING HAND: Kendall County Women's Shelter Executive Director Hattie Allen, along with KCWS Board members and representatives, accept a $5,000 donation from the GVTC Foundation at the Boerne store.

    by David Click | Nov 24, 2015

    Kendall Co Womens Shelter donation 11_15The GVTC Foundation continues to make a difference in the lives of those in need in our communities. Recently, the Foundation donated $5,000 to the Kendall County Women’s Shelter.

    The mission of the Kendall County Women's Shelter is to provide safe, emergency shelter in a supportive environment where Texas Hill Country victims of domestic violence and their children can begin the healing process and receive the support services they need to build new lives.

    To learn more, visit http://www.kcwstexas.org/.

  • 2015 Sponsor a Family

    by David Click | Nov 24, 2015

    2015 Sponsor a Family combo

    GVTC employees, along with The GVTC Foundation, are making a big impact in the community this Thanksgiving. More than 80 of our employees either donated or volunteered to provide 108 local families in-need a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Families from Kendall to Gonzales Counties benefited from this effort. Below is a picture of our volunteers, led by CEO Ritchie Sorrells, purchasing and distributing the food items. This is our 3rd Sponsor a Family event and it grows every year. Thanks to our GVTC employees for their generous support and thanks to our local food pantries for being wonderful partners. Special thanks to GVTC Foundation V.P. Sonia Aguillon, for organizing all of our very successful Sponsor a Family events. ‪#‎Sponsorafamily

  • KENDALL COUNTY KUDOS: Kendall County Judge Darrell Lux and Mike Fincke, Commissioner, Precinct 1, met with GVTC Executive and GVTC Foundation President Paula White.

    by David Click | Nov 23, 2015

    Kendall County Judge Darrell Lux and Commissioner Mike Fincke, Precinct 1, visited with GVTC executives and Foundation President Paula White to discuss our fiber strategy in Kendall County, the GVTC GigaRegion, and the philanthropic efforts of The GVTC Foundation.
    “They were very impressed with our fiber network, our employees’ participation in The GVTC Foundation, and the impact our donations have made on the community,” Paula said.Kendall Co elected officials caption

    Thanks to Judge Lux and Commissioner Fincke for taking the time to visit GVTC, and continuing to strengthen our partnership with Kendall County.

  • GVTC Foundation and amazonsmile

    by David Click | Nov 23, 2015

    amazonsmile
    Love to shop on Amazon? Shop for the holidays on AmazonSmile and donate to a good cause at the same time. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know...same prices, same products, same service. Amazon donates .05% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the GVTC Foundation. Visit smile.amazon.com today!

     
  • GVTC - 2015 San Antonio Express-News Top Workplaces

    by David Click | Oct 23, 2015

    Top Workplaces comboGVTC is proud to be named a 2015 San Antonio Express-News Top Workplaces. Representatives from GVTC attended an awards luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, on October 22, to receive the honor. GVTC placed 13 out of more than 1,150 eligible midsize companies in the San Antonio area. The Top Work Place winners are selected based on results from an employee survey administered by Workplace Dynamics on behalf of San Antonio Express-News. This is GVTC’s fifth San Antonio Express-News Top Workplaces honor. #Ilovemytopworkplaces #Fastfiber








  • Updated Digital TV Tiers

    by David Click | Oct 23, 2015

    Our updated digital TV tiers and channel lineup is now available on GVTC.com.
    Digital TV Tiers

  • GVTC GigaRegion® earns national award

    by David Click | Oct 13, 2015

    Bruce Forey Cablefax 2015 Top Ops Award in NYC 2GVTC accepted an industry honor for its creative approach to leveraging fiber optics and gigabit Internet speeds. Cablefax The Magazine presented our company its Independent Technology Award for the GVTC GigaRegion® Rollout. 

    Our partnership with Boerne, Bulverde and Gonzales to create The GVTC GigaRegion® to market gigabit technology for economic development and higher quality of life caught the attention of Cablefax judges. As did the marketing strategy, which included a GVTC GigaRegion® workshop that distributed materials and marketing plan each of our partner cities can use to promote itself as part of the GigaRegion®.

    The Independent Technology Award is part of the 2015 Top Ops Awards which recognizes achievements in the cable operator industry. Communications Manager Bruce Forey, pictured at podium, accepted GVTC’s award during a ceremony, in New York City, on October 1. #FastInternet 



  • GVTC urges continues support for rural broadband

    by David Click | Oct 13, 2015

    Hunt_Cyrier caption 10_15Thanks to State Representative John Cyrier, District 17, for taking time out of his busy schedule to meet with Robert Hunt, GVTC vice president regulatory affairs & business operations (pictured left).

    Robert recently went to Austin to advocate for continued support of the Texas Universal Service funding to ensure rural Texans are not forced to depend strictly upon wireless or satellite services for broadband connections. 

    Robert also brought Representative Cyrier up to date on GVTC’s commitment to rural broadband deployment which includes GVTC’s 2,200 mile fiber optics network that delivers fast internet speeds, up to 1 Gbps, and covers the GVTC GigaRegion®.

    Representative Cyrier was elected in 2014 to serve District 17, which covers most of GVTC’s service area around Gonzales and Waelder.