Looking back, looking ahead

Looking back, looking ahead

Annual traditions tie us together, creating threads that run through every season. Those bonds are never stronger than during the holidays: Family dinners, decorating, church services and memory-making trips to the Vester Tree Farm. The holidays are also a time to...
Sun Outage and Your TV

Sun Outage and Your TV

What you need to know about sun outages. Twice a year, during the spring and fall, you may experience some degree of television interference due to a phenomenon known as “sun outages.” This Q&A will help you understand what they are and how they will...
Kids at heart

Kids at heart

Shopping for school supplies. Buying new clothes. Catching up with friends. All of those experiences made back-to school a wonderful time when I was young. And students today experience the same thrills. As adults, the bustling days of late summer and early fall bring...
Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winners

NCTC awards more than $13,000 in scholarships to local students.   Seated L-R: Chandler Hudson—Macon County High School Olivia Wills—Smith County High School Dakotah Beasley—Westmoreland High School Standing L-R: Katlyn Jones—Red Boiling Springs High School Morgan...
Your Best Experience is our Goal

Your Best Experience is our Goal

Telecommunications can be complicated to understand. (After all, how do your TV shows, internet streaming and even phone calls travel as pulses of light across a strand of fiber?) But there is one element that is not complicated at all — the customer experience....
Trousdale County Broadband Construction

Trousdale County Broadband Construction

NCTC Leads Broadband Delivery to Rural America and Trousdale County North Central Telephone Cooperative (NCTC) gathered with Trousdale County residents as well as county, state, and federal officials on Wednesday, May 31, for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the...
No Rate Increase

No Rate Increase

Thanks to the combined efforts of cooperative telephone companies across the country, an FCC order requiring us to increase the local service rates has been suspended.  We are happy to announce that NCTC is withdrawing its rate filing with the Kentucky PSC and will...
News Alert: Cyber Attack

News Alert: Cyber Attack

Ransomware attack targets businesses across the globe.      What you need to know: A massive, fast-moving cyberattack has hit as many as 74 countries. The ransomware attack first appeared Friday morning in the UK and has impacted computer systems at a...
Better care during a busy season

Better care during a busy season

Summertime. It’s the season for cookouts, vacations and long days of fun in the sun. Unfortunately, it’s also the season for more scrapes, cuts, bites and falls. But NCTC is providing the technology that may help take care of those “oops” moments. In the summer, more...
Changing Times

Changing Times

At exactly noon on Nov. 18, 1883, the United States made a change that would affect all citizens. The change worried people so much that panicked editorials lamented its effects, entire towns stopped all activity to brace for the moment it would occur, and one mayor...