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February 12, 2018

UNITEL Client Spotlight: Lynxx

1. Brief description of your operations Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company was established in 1907 with the purpose of bringing telephone service to residents, farmers and various businesses in the rural areas of Juneau County, Wisconsin.  The company was originally named New Lisbon Mutual Telephone company.  The name was changed in 1931 to Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company.  It is a stockholder owned company with many of the stockholders’ families having owned stock for multiple generations.  Today there are more then 200 shareholders.  As the company has grown over the years, Lemonweir Valley Telephone and LVT Corp (a subsidiary of Lemonweir Valley Telephone Company) created a DBA named Lynxx Networks.  This name reflects both the local fiber network connecting its residential and business customers and the external […]
December 15, 2017

Christmas Light Safety

Christmas is just around the corner and some of us still haven’t put up Christmas lights. For some of the single-story houses, a step ladder can do the job, but for others, an extension ladder is needed. Ladders use can be an everyday occurrence on a job site and we wanted to take this time to go over some things to remember when using extension ladders, along with care and maintenance.   Using the Ladder When selecting an extension ladder, know that the top of it must extend at least 3 feet above the roof eave. Ensure that you are not setting up an extension ladder upside down with the fly section at the bottom and the base section at the top, rung locks engaged. […]
December 8, 2017

Using Communications Operations to Fight Cyber Crime

Using Communications Operations to Fight Cyber Crime For those of you that have been following my newsletter in recent months, this issue (December) represents the wrap up of my 3-part series on cyber security in small business, with an emphasis on our core specialty, the independent communications industry. To recap briefly, last October we talked about the basics of cyber security for your business, the many ways you can evaluate the cyber risks that may threaten your operations as well as timely security tips. In November we looked at putting together an anti-ransomware plan, steps you can take towards better small business cyber security and a few simple ways to up your cyber protection game. Point in fact, I have published a couple of these […]