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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

Mar 25, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements #news #covid-19

Dear DirectLink Members, Due to coronavirus/COVID-19 precautions and the safety of our community and staff, the DirectLink office is closed to the public until further notice. There are many ways to communicate with us outside of a personal visit: Call us at 503.266.8111 or...

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Give to local nonprofits just by shopping!

Oct 29, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#news

Did you know you can donate to local nonprofit organizations simply through your regular shopping trips? Programs like AmazonSmile and Fred Meyer Community Rewards automatically donate to charitable institutions dear to you when shopping as you normally do.  AmazonSmile is a separate website run...

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Check out these recommended TV shows from our staff!

Oct 29, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#tv #technology #review

With darker, rainier months ahead, we thought it would be fun to poll our employees and ask thoughts on binge-worthy TV shows to watch! You know, those shows where you can’t seem to hit “Play Next” fast enough. Here are our recommendations in no particular order, including the genre, a note...

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Happy National Cooperative Month!

Oct 1, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#announcements #news #company information

When you purchased services from DirectLink, you became a member of a local cooperative that has been serving this community for over 116 years. Communications co-ops like DirectLink provide around 50 million rural Americans with Internet, Video, and Voice services. We are fortunate and grateful...

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DirectLink Email Upgrade Ahead

Scheduled for August 18, 2020

Aug 13, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#announcements #email

Dear Valued Member,  DirectLink strives to provide quality services at affordable rates for our members. Part of the company's commitment to the membership includes regularly re-evaluating products to ensure they fit subscribers’ needs. After extensive consideration, the DirectLink...

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HBO Max to Replace HBO GO

By Amy Russ

Jul 31, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements #tv #ezvideo

HBO Max has launched as the new way to stream OnDemand HBO content!  Beginning July 31st, 2020, HBO Max will replace the HBO GO app on most devices.  This new hybrid app offers approximately 10,000 hours of quality programming all in one place. In addition to the current HBO library...

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Pay & Win Basket Update

By Conner Williams

Jul 28, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements

You have the opportunity to win a free gift basket! For more than 17 years, we have given away gift baskets every month to a random member that pays their bill on time. This is another great way for us to connect with our members. The Pay & Win baskets have become a longstanding...

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City of Canby and DirectLink Offer Free WiFi in Three City Parks

Jul 22, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#announcements #technology #news #company information

DirectLink, in collaboration with the City of Canby, is pleased to announce they have received a national Smart Rural Community Grant (SRC) of $5,000 toward the installation of free WiFi access during open hours in three Canby city parks. The organizations have worked closely together over the...

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DirectLink email disruption affecting some members

Jun 30, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#announcements #outage #email

UPDATE 7/8 @ 4:30 PM We are thrilled to relay reports from our vendor that DirectLink email services are back to functioning properly. New equipment has been installed and all messages have been delivered. Additionally, email access through POP and IMAP is up and running, so those that...

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Protect your smartphone in the heat this summer

Jun 22, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#technology

Summer is officially here, and that means ample opportunities for great photos out in the sun. Unfortunately, smartphones don’t enjoy the sunshine as much as we do. Follow these tips to protect your cell phone from overheating.  Keep your phone out of direct sunlight and hot cars •...

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DirectLink Internet traffic up since Oregon's "Stay Home" order

May 28, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#covid-19 #technology #ezvideo #tv #company information #news

With the implementation of Oregon’s “Stay Home” order near the end of March, many people are at home to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. As such, we have seen a drastic increase in Internet traffic from our members that are working from home, taking care of kids, finding ways to...

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Flowers Fund Scholarships for Local Students and Bring Fun

By Conner Williams

Apr 23, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#covid-19 #news

We could all use a little cheer during these trying times. That’s why DirectLink continues to work to help our local communities.  DirectLink purchases tulips from the Mt. Angel Lions Club every year to help fund two $1,000 scholarships for John F. Kennedy High School seniors...

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Why a reliable Internet connection during COVID-19 matters

Apr 21, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#covid-19 #technology

Sure, an Internet connection gives us access to email, online games, social media, and streaming entertainment options. But how much of one’s life does a reliable Internet connection come into play during the COVID-19 situation?  Here's a list of a few things your DirectLink Internet...

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Online learning resources for kids at home

Apr 21, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#training #covid-19 #news

While school is out during the COVID-19 coronavirus situation, parents may be looking for some online resources to keep their kids engaged and learning. Here are three free resources available that all focus on educational opportunities.  1. Khan Academy offers practice exercises,...

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3 tips to improve your home WiFi

Apr 21, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#technology

If you have WiFi service from DirectLink, please call us if you have any issues. Does your movie ever stop to load while watching it? Do you ever experience lag or interruptions when playing online games? What about a weak WiFi signal in certain rooms or areas of the home? Read on for a...

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*New* EZVideo Tutorial

By Conner Williams

Mar 30, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#ezvideo #technology #training

We've created a new video tutorial covering basic setup, features and functionality of EZVideo using an Amazon Fire TV device. Click the video below to play.  Go to our  YouTube page , or our  Support Pages  for more information.

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Additional Free and/or Premium Channel FAQ

Mar 27, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#covid-19 #ezvideo #tv

WHY ARE ONLY SOME OF THE CHANNELS FREE?   Some TV networks have offered their channels to all viewers regardless of subscription tier during the recent social distancing restrictions. DirectLink has reprogrammed our TV platforms to allow the pass-through of these channels while they are...

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Select TV Networks Share Content for all Viewers

Mar 23, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#promotion #tv #ezvideo #covid-19

TV viewing has been a popular activity while more people are at home practicing social distancing efforts to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. To help provide some expanded entertainment options during this time, some networks have opened up their channels for all viewers. No action is...

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DirectLink commits to FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge

Mar 20, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements #news #covid-19

Update: The FCC has extended the Keep Americans Connected pledge timeline through June 30, 2020. DirectLink will do the same. Suspensions or disconnects due to non payment will be delayed until June 30. We will also not call or attempt to collect on past due accounts during this time.  --...

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Broadband Access for Students and Families

Mar 16, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements #promotion

Update - 4/29/2020: DirectLink has extended access to members currently on the free broadband and WiFi offer as well as the free upgrade offer. These groups will have their discounts extended until June 24th, regardless of their activation date. This is to ensure our local students remain...

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Coronavirus Press Release

Mar 13, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements #company information #news #covid-19

Dear DirectLink Members, As the effects of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 continue to emerge throughout Oregon, the DirectLink team wishes to ensure the safety of both the members in the communities we serve and the dedicated DirectLink staff. To best achieve that, we are implementing a few daily...

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mtvU channel 406 to be removed from EZVideo, Digital TV

By Conner Williams

Mar 2, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#news #tv #ezvideo

mtvU channel 406 will be removed on both EZVideo and Digital TV (IPTV) services by 5 PM on March 31, 2020. No other MTV channels will be affected in this lineup change. We apologize for any inconvenience this channel adjustment may cause. 

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Gadget Review: Roomba Robot Vacuum

From $249.99 at www.irobot.com

By Conner Williams

Feb 26, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#technology #review

The last thing you want to do when you get home from a long day of work is to vacuum the floor after a spill or from a leftover mess. Roomba robot vacuums have become a popular item for homeowners looking to set-and-forget one aspect of cleaning their home.  There are a variety of models...

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Possible TV outages due to upcoming solar flares

By Conner Williams

Feb 26, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#news #tv #technology #outage

During the upcoming Spring Equinox and the surrounding weeks, there is a chance that television services may see interruptions due to an increase in solar flares. This happens for about one week twice per year during the spring and fall equinox seasons and could affect both EZVideo and cable TV...

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Looking back at the top 5 tech innovations of the decade (2010-2019)

By Conner Williams

Feb 26, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
#technology

With 2020 here, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the most influential or game-changing technological innovations of the last decade. Since we are an Internet company, we thought it would be appropriate to include a list of items that all rely on or have something to do with the...

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UPDATE: DirectLink Reaches Programming Agreement with FOX Corporation

By Jason Nugent

Dec 31, 2019 | posted by Jason Nugent
#announcements #tv

DirectLink is pleased to announce that negotiations with FOX Corporation have been successfully completed so we can continue receiving programming at fair rates for our members. As your local TV provider, we work hard to make sure our members have access to the channels they want at the lowest...

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DirectLink Statement Regarding FOX Corporation Negotiations

Dec 30, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#news #ezvideo #tv

DirectLink, along with over 700 rural cable television providers nationwide, are working with the National Cable Television Collaborative in negotiations with FOX Corporation to renew our agreement to continue to offer FOX News Channel 45, FOX Business Channel 50, Fox Sports 1 (FS1) Channel...

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Gadget Review: Amazon Echo Dot - Third Generation

Available at www.amazon.com or other retail locations for $49.99 MSRP

By Conner Williams

Nov 20, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#review

"Alexa, turn on the living room lights" "Alexa, play country music hits" "Alexa, send me a recipe for pumpkin pie" Utilize Amazon’s famous voice assistant, Alexa, with the newest generation of the Echo Dot. Voice control your music and stream songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify,...

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How many devices do I actually have connected to my WiFi network?

By Conner Williams

Nov 20, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#technology

If you've ever experienced lag or trouble connecting, there might be more happening on your WiFi network than you think. It might be because there are too many devices active at one time, the equipment is outdated, or there is simply not enough network bandwidth available. Data from Cisco...

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Shop safely online this holiday season

By Conner Williams

Nov 20, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#news

Everyone loves finding great deals on gifts during the holiday shopping season. But sometimes those deals come with an extra price on an unsecured WiFi network or fraudulent website. Be sure to take the following steps to protect your personal information when shopping online during Black Friday...

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Business Service Disruption

By Jason Nugent

Oct 22, 2019 | posted by Jason Nugent
#outage

Outage Update October 22nd 4:45 PM: All business voice services have been restored. Should you experience additional challenges, please call us at 503.266.8111. We apologize again for any inconvenience this may have caused. Outage Update October 22nd 2:24 PM: Our team has reported that the...

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PGE reporting power outages near Oregon City, Beavercreek

By Conner Williams

Sep 17, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#outage #news

UPDATE AT 2:33pm: PGE is still reporting a power outage in the 97045 ZIP code that is affecting 46 customers. The estimated restoration time for the remaining customers is 4:30PM. 12:47PM: PGE is investigating the cause of power outages in the 97045 and 97004 ZIP codes. The outage is...

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WiFi vs. Ethernet: What's the difference and what do I need?

A question we receive often is "Do I need WiFi or Ethernet at my home, and what's the difference?"

By Conner Williams

Aug 6, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#technology

This is a great question as the two terms are often used interchangeably. But there are differences in functionality between the two. WiFi is the equipment and technology that takes an Internet signal from the wired cord that DirectLink installed inside your home. It then relays it through a...

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Gadget Review: Ring Home Security System

Available at www.ring.com or other electronics retail locations – Product prices vary

By Conner Williams

Jul 3, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#review #technology

With everything from video doorbells to security cameras to floodlights, Ring has everything needed to keep one’s home secure. And the best part? It can all be monitored remotely through the mobile app. Keep watch over your home when on vacation, at work, or watching a movie in the...

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Connectivity Issues in Dryland and Macksburg Areas

By Jason Nugent

Jul 2, 2019 | posted by Jason Nugent
#outage

Notice July 2nd 10:00 AM: Members in the Canby area may be experiencing connectivity issues with Internet and Television. We are aware of the issue and are working to resolve it. Update 11:00 AM: This issue is isolated to Dryland and Macksburg areas. Update 1:00 PM: CO techs in the...

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What is upload speed and why is it important?

By Conner Williams

Jun 20, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#news #company information

You and the family are on vacation and want to check in on your house through a virtual security camera system like Google Nest or Ring Doorbell. But what happens if your home’s Internet connection doesn’t have a fast enough upload speed to get that video feed to you? Systems like this...

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Summertime Member Appreciation Events

By Conner Williams

Jun 17, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#events #company information

We’re different than other Internet, Video, and Voice providers. DirectLink is a member-owned cooperative, meaning we only have one stakeholder in mind: you. Every decision we make has the best interests of our members at the forefront and aims to provide a better experience. We’re so thankful...

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Individual canvassing local neighborhoods posing as DirectLink employee

By Conner Williams

May 24, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#news

We have received notice from several members about an individual posing as a DirectLink employee canvassing neighborhoods throughout our service area. This person has reportedly been knocking on doors falsely claiming to be a  representative from  DirectLink.    When...

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Be aware of scam email posing as DirectLink

By Conner Williams

May 13, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#scams #news #email

Several of our members have made us aware of a scam email message from a sender posing as DirectLink.    The sender name appears as “DirectLink”, but the email address does not match any of our company addresses that we use to communicate with members. The message asks the recipient to...

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Be on the lookout for the "one ring" phone scam

By Conner Williams

May 7, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#scams #news

Be on the lookout for the latest robocall scam that rings once and aims to get people to call the number back. It spoofs caller ID and looks like it's coming from a nearby number, but actually originates outside of the United States, creating the possibility of excessive long distance charges....

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Change or diversify your passwords this May

By Conner Williams

May 6, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams

May 2 nd was World Password Day, and now is a great time to update or strengthen your passwords. Weak and common passwords are easy for hackers to guess, and this opens the door to reading your email, spoofing your information, and gaining access to your other online accounts such as...

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Emergency Email Maintenance

By Jason Nugent

May 6, 2019 | posted by Jason Nugent
#outage #email

Our email hosting provider has identified a database issue on one of the servers and is being taken down, effective immediately for emergency database repair. Estimated downtime is up to 1 hour. This will affect customers on this server only, and most users will remain active. Expect...

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KOIN maintenance may interrupt programming Tuesday morning

By Conner Williams

Apr 22, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#maintenance #ezvideo

KOIN (CBS channel 6) may experience some interruption between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 23 as the network performs system maintenance. KOIN is installing a new antenna that may interrupt regular programming during this time. 

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Save on energy costs with EZVideo

By Conner Williams

Apr 4, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#tv #ezvideo

EZVideo already provides an average savings of $360 per year by eliminating HD and DVR fees, equipment rental fees, and installation costs. But did you know that you’re also saving on your electric bill by using your own streaming set top box to watch TV with EZVideo? According to a...

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Outage Notification

By Jason Nugent

Apr 3, 2019 | posted by Jason Nugent
#outage

DirectLink is currently experiencing a general outage that affects Internet, Video and Voice services. We are actively investigating the cause of the issue and working to get the service restored as quickly as possible. Service may work sporadically as we work towards full restoration. Update...

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Possible TV outages due to solar flares

By Conner Williams

Mar 5, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#outage #tv

During the upcoming Spring Equinox and the surrounding weeks, there is a chance that television services may see interruptions due to an increase in solar flares. This happens for about one week twice per year during the spring and fall equinox seasons. As DirectLink provides content from about...

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Fall in love with EZVideo TV!

By Conner Williams

Feb 19, 2019 | posted by Conner Williams
#ezvideo

Fall in love with EZVideo this February and save hundreds on TV service.  EZVideo is the only app-based TV service in the area that includes all the major live, local broadcast channels, sports, and national networks. Use your Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, smartphone, or laptop to choose how you...

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Take steps to protect your devices this Computer Security Day

By Conner Williams

Nov 30, 2018 | posted by Conner Williams
#training

November 30 is designated as National Computer Security Day. It was started in 1988 by the Association for Computer Security to raise awareness concerning computer protection issues. As technology advances along with our connection to the Internet, protecting our devices becomes...

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Congratulations to our first Blazers tickets giveaway winners!

By Conner Williams

Nov 13, 2018 | posted by Conner Williams
#news

To say thank you to our members, we'll be giving away tickets to Portland Trail Blazers games throughout the regular basketball season on our  Facebook page! Our first random winner was Kathy Phillips, who won tickets to the Oct. 20 game against the San Antonio Spurs. Kathy took her son,...

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Learn How to Better Navigate your iPhone

Watch the video of our iPhone Community Class

By Conner Williams

Oct 30, 2018 | posted by Conner Williams
#events #training

Did you miss our Community Class on iPhone basics last August? Catch the whole thing on our YouTube channel by clicking the link below! We’ve included timestamps in the video description so you can jump ahead to relevant sections you’d like to learn more about. While you're there, click...

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KGW discontinues Estrella TV

By Jason Nugent

Oct 2, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#news #tv

As of October 1, 2018, KGW will no longer carry estrellaTV (channel 307), the American Spanish-language broadcast network. Quest (channel 320) has been added as its replacement. Quest provides “adventure programming about nature’s greatest dangers, history’s greatest mysteries and man’s greatest...

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Hundreds Turn Out For DirectLink Member Appreciation Day in Mt. Angel

By Jason Nugent

Aug 28, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#events

DirectLink is proud to have served BBQ lunches to more than 600 people at the 2018 Member Appreciation Day in Mt. Angel. The block party, held downtown on Garfield and College streets Aug. 17, saw hundreds of people turn out for an afternoon of fun activities for the whole family. There was...

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The Cooperative Difference: Our Members Come First

By Jason Nugent

Aug 22, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#company information

As a nonprofit, member-owned telecommunications cooperative, our first priority is taking care of our members. That’s why every decision we make is carefully considered by our award-winning team to be able to answer one question: Is this the right thing to do for our members? We’ll work until...

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We're committed to protecting your personal information

By Conner Williams

May 25, 2018 | posted by Conner Williams
#company information

If you've checked email recently, there have likely been a number of notifications in your inbox from organizations you follow or do business with detailing changes to their privacy policies. On Friday, May 25, 2018, a new European law takes place – the General Data Protection Regulation...

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Annual Meeting Notice 2018

By Jason Nugent

Apr 27, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#events

Please Join Us For the Annual Meeting & Open House on Thursday, May 10th, 2018. Open House:  3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Annual Meeting:  Starts 6:30 pm

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Viewer notice: Viacom announces channel blackout Wednesday for National School Walkout

By Conner Williams

Mar 13, 2018 | posted by Conner Williams
#news

Viacom has announced that all of its network outlets will go dark this Wednesday, March 14 in support of the National School Walkout against gun violence. The blackout will occur from 10 a.m. to 10:17 a.m. and includes all Viacom TV networks along with their digital and social media platforms....

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Possible TV Interruptions Due to Solar Flares

By Jason Nugent

Mar 5, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#outage

During the Spring Equinox this next week, there is a chance that television services may see interruptions due to an increase in solar flares. This happens for one week twice a year during the spring and fall equinox seasons. As DirectLink provides content from a dozen satellites different...

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Broadcast Programming Fee

By Jason Nugent

Feb 28, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#company information

Dear DirectLink Members: As much as we would like to keep our rates unchanged, the rising cost of programming has made it necessary to pass along a portion of the recently imposed network programming increases. We have removed broadcast programming fees from each package tier to better...

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Emergency Maintenance

Thursday | 3-1-2018 | 2 am - 4 am

By Jason Nugent

Feb 28, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#outage #maintenance

Emergency Maintenance: Our primary router must be rebooted. Unfortunately the change we need to make for the router to continue performing as needed requires a full reboot. The reboot will occur early tomorrow morning. --------------------------------------------- Services Affected: All Internet...

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SCAM ALERT!

By Jason Nugent

Feb 15, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#news #scams

There is a new scam email floating around, and the scammer is attempting to masquerade as DirectLink (or Web-Ster in the example below) in order to gain the confidence of potential victims. DO NOT CLICK on any links within the email or reply to it. Our engineering team is already working on a...

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DirectLink Email Currently Under Maintenance

By Jason Nugent

Jan 26, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#outage #maintenance

Our Email provider is currently working with our email system which may cause connection or slow-down issues when trying to retrieve email or access online webmail. We expect the issues to be resolved soon. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or concerns please call our...

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DirectLink HONORS LATE BOARD MEMBER, DON PETERSON, WITH PORTRAIT AND MEETING ROOM DEDICATION

By Jason Nugent

Jan 17, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#company information #news

January 11, 2018 - Canby, OR:  DirectLink held a celebration to dedicate the new Don Peterson Boardroom to the late Canby Telephone Association (CTA) board member, Don Peterson.  Don Peterson, served on the CTA board for 27 years. He was elected to the board in 1988 and served as...

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Scheduled Maintenance for Email

Thursday, 1/18/2018 12:01 am - 2:00 am PST

By Jason Nugent

Jan 16, 2018 | posted by Jason Nugent
#maintenance #outage

There is a scheduled maintenance to upgrade our email servers. The maintenance window is scheduled for 2 hours, however the expected downtime is approximately 20 minutes. Expected Impact: Users will be unable to access email during system down-time. This will affect any email clients (such as...

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Introducing SmartHub

The New DirectLink Online Self-Management System, SmartHub, Arrives in August!

By Jason Nugent

Aug 1, 2017 | posted by Jason Nugent
#company information #news

SmartHub delivers enhanced member options, detailed account information, and customized alerts to your computer, tablet or smart phone. SmartHubwill also change the way DirectLink administers  eBill and AutoPay.   The old electronic bill pay system was deactivated on August 1, 2017. Members...

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DirectLink Service Outage Today

By Jason Nugent

May 15, 2017 | posted by Jason Nugent
#outage

DirectLink experienced an Internet and Voice service outage today due to a fiber optic cable cut .  We apologize to the members of DirectLink for the inconvenience the outage may have caused.  Services have been restored as of 2:30 PM. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Annual Meeting and Open House May 11th

By Jason Nugent

Apr 21, 2017 | posted by Jason Nugent
#events

The Annual Meeting of Canby Telephone Association is scheduled for May 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the company training facility located at 150 SE 2nd Avenue, Canby. The Nominating Committee has nominated John Zieg incumbent director, to run for Position #1. The Board of Directors has unanimously...

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NBC Universal HD Channel

Apr 17, 2017 | posted by Jason Nugent

NBC Universal will discontinue distribution of Universal HD.  This decision will result in the removal of Universal HD (channel 856) for all DirectLink Digital TV members that subscribe to HD Programming on June 30th, 2017.

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Important Information Regarding Changes To Digital Television Services

By DirectLink Member Services Team

Mar 20, 2017 | posted by Jason Nugent

We are committed to provide the outstanding products and services, excellent customer service, and the benefits of new technology that you, our members, have come to expect from DirectLink. As much as we would like to keep our rates unchanged, the rising cost of programming has made it necessary...

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SCAM ALERT!

Jan 30, 2017 | posted by Jason Nugent

Beware of pop ups even on your smartphones. This came through on a local member's iPhone over the weekend. These messages are not from DirectLink or Canby Telephone Association. Exit out of these messages as soon as you see them.

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NBC Universal – CLOO and Esquire Announcement

Jan 24, 2017 | posted by Jason Nugent

NBC Universal has discontinued distribution of CLOO, a network that provides crime and mystery programming. This decision will result in the removal of CLOO (channel 92) for all DirectLink Viewer’s and People’s Choice Digital TV subscribers on February 1, 2017. NBC Universal has also announced...

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Edgewave Spam Filter Maintenance - Dec. 26th

Dec 21, 2016 | posted by Jason Nugent

On December 26th, DirectLink's spam filtering service will be undergoing scheduled maintenance. Normal email delivery will NOT be affected. However, some messages that have previously been flagged as spam may be unavailable during this time. Access to all filtered spam messages will be restored...

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Canby and Mt. Angel Offices Will Be Closed Today at 4pm.

Dec 15, 2016 | posted by Jason Nugent

Due to the snow today we will be closing both our Canby and Mt. Angel offices at 4pm today. Enjoy the weather, be safe and happy holidays!

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AMC, BBC America, IFC, WEtv Added to WatchTVeverywhere

Nov 4, 2016 | posted by Jason Nugent

AMC, BBC America, IFC and WEtv are now available on watchTVeverywhere. Members who subscribe to DirectLink’s Viewer’s or People’s Choice digital TV tier will now have free, unlimited access to the corresponding online services at any time, on any computer in the U.S. with a high-speed Internet...

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Canby Telcom and Mt. Angel Telephone Will Become DirectLink

CANBY TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION (d.b.a. Canby Telcom) WILL CONSOLIDATE MT. ANGEL TELEPHONE COMPANY INTO THE COOPERATIVE AND BEGIN OPERATING UNDER A NEW ASSUMED BUSINESS NAME AND BRAND: DIRECTLINK

By Merry Shepard

Oct 14, 2016 | posted by Jason Nugent

October 14, 2016 - Canby, OR: On November 1st, Canby Telephone Association (d.b.a. Canby Telcom) and Mt. Angel Telephone Company will begin to operate as a single telecommunications cooperative under a new name, DirectLink!   Mt. Angel Telephone Company to change to a telephone cooperative...

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