Peoples takes steps to protect against COVID-19

March 17, 2020

At Peoples, we value the health and safety of our customers and employees above all else, which is why we are closely monitoring events concerning COVID-19 (coronavirus). We are fortunate that, as of yet, our area has had a limited number of reported cases of COVID-19. But it is still important for all of us […]

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Changes in bandwidth usage

March 27, 2020

Over the span of three weeks, Peoples’ network has seen a spike in bandwidth usage of over 20% 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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2018 Annual Meeting: Feb 8th

January 10, 2018

Join us February 8th at 2:00 pm for the Annual Meeting of the members of Peoples Telephone Cooperative. The meeting will be hosted at Carroll Green Civic Center, Quitman, TX. There will be a door prize for each member in attendance as well as additional drawings for cash and prizes. During the meeting members will […]

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