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Boston Red Sox and Bruin Game Coverage – Thursday, April 24th

April 23rd, 2014

NESN has advised of an overlap in game schedules for Thursday’s Red Sox and Bruins games.  No worries, we got it covered!  The Red Sox vs. Yankees game will air on our Community Channel (channel 11 and 211 in HD) at 7:00 p.m.  Game 4 between the Bruins vs. Red Wings game will air on NESN (channels 24/224) at 8:00 p.m.

Enjoy the games and go Boston!

Community Easter Egg Hunt a Success!

April 14th, 2014

Fun was had by all at our annual community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12th!  Over 200 Valley residents attended the hunt on a beautiful spring day. Children of all ages enjoyed hunting for Easter Eggs, getting their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and filling their basket with goodies.   Special thanks to WCVT employees who volunteered for the event.

Congratulations to our 2014 March Mania Contest Winners!

April 8th, 2014

In the end it was Connecticut Huskies beating the Kentucky Wildcats … at the end of our 2014 WCVT March Mania contest it was:

1st – Brian Lee – $200 to Basin Harbor Resort
2nd – William Bowen – $50 to Greenhaven Gardens in New Haven
3rd – Barbara Neuberger – $40 to Cubber’s Restaurant in Bristol
4th – Sage Bahre – $30 to Automotion in Hinesburg
5th – Michael Sharkey – $25 to Bridge Street Grill & Café in Richmond
6th – Joe Blasius – $20 to Mad Taco in Waitsfield

Congratulations winners and thanks to all our amazing local businesses for the great prizes! Hope everyone had fun playing our March Mania contest. Until next year folks … and we’re onto baseball. Go Sox!

Independent Cable TV Providers Work Together To Keep Rates in Check

March 26th, 2014

Each year cable networks and broadcast affiliates continue to increase the programming fees they charge Waitsfield Cable for the right to deliver their movies, shows and sporting events. Today, over 80% of cable programming you receive is delivered by nine powerful media conglomerates that continue to push higher fees and require carriage of low value networks to obtain favorable rates on their high value content.

Waitsfield Cable, along with hundreds of local, independent Cable TV providers throughout the country are working together to keep these costs in check. By uniting with other companies, we can work together to achieve more flexibility and better offerings for you at the lowest possible price. We also want to keep you up-to-date on these efforts through a new website – www.tvonmyside.com. 

As always, give us  call or stop by one of our local offices if you have questions.

March Issue of Our Business Connections Magazine Hot Off the Press

March 12th, 2014

Our Business Connections magazine is hot off the press and arriving in WCVT business customer’s mailboxes. Articles include an article on how you can be more productive with Google Apps and our Business Spotlight features Greensea  Systems, Inc  in Richmond.  Greensea has a unique niche in the high-tech world and develops software for remotely operated underwater vehicles. 

Read the most recent issue of our Business Connections Magazine and let us know what you think. As always, feedback welcomed!

Case Study: Jamieson Insurance

February 4th, 2014

Jamieson InsuranceJamieson Insurance Manages Three Offices with Hosted IP Phone Service

About Jamieson Insurance

With offices in Waitsfield, Waterbury, and Richmond, Jamieson Insurance Agency, Inc. is conveniently located to serve all of central and northern Vermont and the Champlain Valley. It offers customers the advantages of in-depth local and regional knowledge, personal attention and professional service, and the ability to choose from a wide range of insurance policies due to Jamieson Insurance’s status as an independent insurance agency.

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Case Study: Liz Lovely

January 30th, 2014

liz-lovelyLiz Lovely Manages Growth with the Help of Hosted IP Phone Service

The Challenge

Liz Lovely is a local manufacturer of gluten free and vegan cookies made with 100 percent natural ingredients in their artisan bakery in Waitsfield, Vt. The company was established in 2003 and has experienced incredible growth since setting up shop in the Mad River Valley. Liz Lovely cookies are now available at hundreds of supermarkets and natural food stores nationwide.

To continue growing, Liz Lovely needed to replace its out-of-date phone system and increase Internet speeds to better support its customers and suppliers. Dan Holtz, Liz Lovely’s CEO, set out to find a better solution. He found what he needed from Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom (WCVT) — a provider that could accurately assess the company’s voice and data needs, present the optimal solution, and provide timely service when help was required.

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Case Study: VickeryHill

January 18th, 2014

vickeryhillVickeryHill Enjoys Cloud’s Efficiency From WCVT Hosted IP Phone Service

About VickeryHill

VickeryHill is a Web development and technology firm based in Warren, Vt., with additional employees working in New Jersey and Florida. The company’s goal is to help business owners operate better using the “anywhere access” of Internet technology. VickeryHill co-owner and president, Steve Butcher, has been a technology aficionado since childhood.

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