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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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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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*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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DirectLink commits to FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge

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

The Federal Communications Commission has issued the Keep Americans Connected Pledge in an effort to ensure uninterrupted broadband access during the coronavirus situation. The goal is to keep the millions of students and Americans now forced to work or study from home connected to the Internet...

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Broadband Access for Students and Families

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

As part of our ongoing commitment to members, DirectLink is making options available to help keep students and their families connected and online as our community takes steps to respond to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation. Consequently, we will be offering: Two months of free broadband...

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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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