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Waitsfield Cable Announces Change to Channel Line-Up

March 28th, 2017

Waitsfield Cable recently received notice that the Esquire Network (Channels 86 and 286 in HD) will permanently discontinue delivery of its programming effective April 1, 2017.  Waitsfield Cable is currently in the process of adding new channels to the lineup. Stay tuned for more information.

Click here to view the current Channel Guide.

New HD Channels add to Waitsfield Cable Lineup

March 17th, 2017

The following channels are now available in high-definition! This brings our total number of high-definition channels on our network to 71 and we look forward to adding more in the future.

  • Hallmark Movies and Mysteries HD (channels 65 / 265) – Preferred Package
  • Hallmark HD (channels 66 / 266) – Preferred Package
  • OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) HD (channels 80 / 280) – Preferred Package
  • Discovery Life HD (channels 81 and 281) – Preferred Package

High-Definition programming is available to Waitsfield Cable customers who subscribe to a high-definition set-top box and have a HD capable television.   To view our channel lineup, click here.

March Madness TV Coverage On Waitsfield Cable

March 13th, 2017

Don’t miss any of the action of the NCAA® Men’s Division I Basketball Championships. The games begin on March 16th and run through April 3th.

Live Television Coverage

Waitsfield Cable Standard and Preferred customers will have access to all games of the tournament live on TV. Games will air on the following Waitsfield Cable channels: CBS (channel 3 or 203 in HD), TBS (channel 16 or 216 in HD), TNT (channel 17 or 217 in HD), and truTV (channel 89). For complete details of the tournament’s TV coverage, click here.

First Four® March 14-15 truTV
First/Second Round March 16-19 CBS, TBS, TNT, truTV
Sweet 16® March 24-26 CBS, TBS
Final Four® April 1 CBS
Championship Game April 3 CBS

 

Mad River Valley Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 8th

March 12th, 2017

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 8th, when rain, shine (or snow), it’s time for the annual Mad River Valley Easter Egg Hunt. The egg hunt will start promptly at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments will be available beginning at 9:30 a.m.

The event will be held at the Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom business office located on Route 100 in Waitsfield. The egg hunt is open to children of all ages and is free of charge.

For more information, contact Lorraine Keener at 802.496.3391 or lkeener@wcvt.com.

 

Spring Issue of Our Business Connections Magazine Hot Off the Press

March 1st, 2017

The latest issue of our Business Connections Magazine is hot off the press and out for mail delivery. This issue spotlights Bisbee’s Hardware & Home Center in Waitsfield, and includes articles on our Hosted IP Phone Service, Managed Business-Class Wi-Fi and more. Read the most recent issue of our Business Connections Magazine and let us know what you think.

As always, feedback welcomed!

 

WCVT to Host Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 28th

February 20th, 2017

On Tuesday, March 28th, Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom will host a Red Cross blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at our main business office located on Route 100 in Waitsfield (across from the Elementary School).   WCVT holds 2 blood drives a year, one in the fall and another in the spring.

To make an appointment (walk-ins are always welcome), visit  www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE. The need is great, please donate!

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Added to Waitsfield Cable Channel Line Up

February 16th, 2017

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries has been added to the Waitsfield Cable channel lineup (channel 65) in both standard and high-definition.  Hallmark Movies and Mysteries airs family-oriented  feature and made-for-tv movies along with a limited number of mystery-themed television series.

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is available to Waitsfield Cable customers who subscribe to the Preferred Package. For more information, visit www.waitsfieldcable.com or contact our Customer Service Department at 496-5800.

Special Notice Regarding Waitsfield Cable Rates

February 1st, 2017

Due to the continued annual escalation in programming fees, including increases to continue to carry our local, regional and premium channels, the following rates will be effective March 1, 2017.  Please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Service Department at 496-5800 with any questions.

 Monthly Service Charges (effective March 1, 2017)*

Basic Service                           $29.25

Standard Service                     $79.90

Preferred Service                    $101.90

*A set-top box is required for each television.  Applicable VT sales tax and public, educational and government surcharges apply.

For more information on what continues to drive cable TV rate increases, visit www.tvonmyside.com.   As always, if you have any questions, please contact our Customer Service Department at 496-5800.

Waitsfield Cable Announces Change to Channel Line-Up

February 1st, 2017

Waitsfield Cable recently received notice that the CLOO Network (Channel 97) will permanently discontinue delivery of its programming effective February 1, 2017.

Waitsfield Cable is currently in the process of adding new channels to the lineup. Stay tuned for more information.

Click here to view the current Channel Guide.

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom to Partner with Pinnacle Publishing to Produce Mad River Valley Directory

January 31st, 2017

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom is pleased to announce a new partnership with Pinnacle Marketing Group to publish the 2017 Mad River Valley Directory.  Pinnacle Marketing Group specializes in publishing community directories for independent telephone companies throughout the United States. Representatives from Pinnacle will begin reaching out to Valley businesses by the end of the month to discuss advertising opportunities in this year’s directory.

The Mad River Valley Directory will be distributed to approximately 6,500 households, businesses, and other high profile tourist areas throughout the Mad River Valley.   Special features including the community interest pages and local history profile continue to make it the book of choice among Valley residents and tourists.

For more information, please contact Alan Jones, Directory Manager at 496.8328 or ajones@wcvt.com.