Peoples takes steps to protect against COVID-19

June 24, 2020

Resuming Disconnect Process As part of our connectivity initiative, Peoples temporarily suspended non-pay disconnects and waived all late fees in an effort to support our customers impacted by COVID-19. This initiative began with the March 1st bill cycle and continued through June. Customers were notified their charges were not being waived and would be due […]

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Password Tips

May 5, 2020

We can’t ignore that most of the things these days are digitized. We bank online. We shop online. Today were are working, learning and entertaining all online. It goes with out saying that, digital protection is important in our daily life. Every single person has at least one password in the digital world, for receiving […]

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Changes in bandwidth usage

March 27, 2020

Over the span of four weeks, Peoples’ network has seen a spike in bandwidth usage of over 25% and is increasing daily. At times, the surge has seen a 30.4% increase. Although, our network is equipped to handle peak usage, we believe this trend will only continue and are taking steps to stay ahead of […]

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Cyber Security

March 20, 2020

Watch out for coronavirus scams… Criminals are opportunists. They will often capitalize on major news events to create scams to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is a perfect example. The fear evoked by the coronavirus creates the perfect opportunity for criminals to prey upon individuals with phishing, social engineering scams and […]

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Remote Work Tips

March 18, 2020

As we try to curb the spread of COVID-19, many employers are giving people the opportunity to work from home. Here are some tips to stay focused and productive: Set up a workspace. It can be a folding table and chair, but try to make sure it is away from any family members who might […]

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Peoples ReConnect Program Recipient

February 28, 2020

Peoples has been named as a recipient of a grant as part of the USDA ReConnect Pilot Program. Peoples will invest $4 million, $3 million in ReConnect grant funding and $1 million internally funded, to deploy 53.7 miles of fiber-optic cable in specific un-served areas near Lake Bob Sandlin in Camp county and near Wood […]

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Annual Meeting Re-Cap

February 24, 2020

It was a great turn out despite the weather for the 64th Annual Meeting of Cooperative members hosted February 11th at the Carroll Green Civic Center in Quitman. This meeting highlighted success Termination Call Manager Service activated in October of 2019 as well as the progress made on the fiber to the home buildout project. […]

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November is Adoption Awareness Month

November 7, 2018

November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. The particular focus of this month is adoption of children currently in foster care. On any given day there are nearly 438,000 children in foster care in the United States. Reports show that children remain in state care for nearly two years and 6% have been in […]

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Let us be your HOSTESS

July 26, 2018
The telephone may not be the king in your business model today but it is definitely still in the royal family. So when it comes to upgrading your current phone system you have some big decisions to make. In years past your phone system lived in a closet, often a large, wire filled, somewhat intimidating [...]
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The FIREWALL

June 20, 2018

Stop and think about how much you DEPEND on your internet connection. How much of your businesses is DEPENDENT on your internet connection? Now, what if I told you your network was vulnerable? I can say with certainty that any business that accesses the internet is vulnerable, no matter how big or small. These vulnerabilities […]

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