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DirectLink Offices to Close Again Under New COVID Mandates

Apr 29, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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Per the Governor's mandate, the DirectLink lobbies at both locations will close to the public as of April 30, 2021. We hope to reopen when the county is moved down to a lower level of risk. Despite the closures, we're here for you. There are many other ways to get in touch with us: • Call our...

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DirectLink Statement Regarding AMC Networks Negotiations

Apr 26, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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DirectLink is currently in negotiations with AMC Networks to renew our agreement to continue to offer AMC, BBC America, WE tv, and IFC to our membership.   As your local TV provider, DirectLink believes you deserve access to these channels, and we work hard to keep TV prices as low as...

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March 2021 Pay & Win Giveaway Winners

Pay your bill on time and you could win a gift card to a local business!

Apr 21, 2021 | posted by Conner Williams
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DirectLink is proud to serve Canby and Mt. Angel, and we’re excited to give away a gift card to a local business in each community every month! Members that pay their bill on time are automatically entered into a random giveaway for a $50 gift card to a local establishment.  To easily pay your...

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SCAM ALERT: Fake Email to Expose Member Payment and Password Information

Jan 4, 2021 | posted by Jason Nugent
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We have received reports of an email scam targeting DirectLink members that seeks to gain access to sensitive payment information. If you receive an email that looks like the image below, do not click on any of the links in the message – this is a scam email.  The fake email...

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Congratulations to our Member Pattern BINGO winners!

Dec 9, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
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We had an awesome time playing Pattern BINGO with our members over the past few months, and we hope you did as well! While the COVID situation limited our ability to hold a Member Appreciation Day like we’ve traditionally done in the past with a block party in Mt. Angel, we wanted to do...

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Happy National Cooperative Month!

Oct 1, 2020 | posted by Conner Williams
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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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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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DirectLink commits to FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge

Mar 20, 2020 | posted by Jason Nugent
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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
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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
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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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UPDATE: DirectLink Reaches Programming Agreement with FOX Corporation

By Jason Nugent

Dec 31, 2019 | posted by Jason Nugent
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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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