Alliance Communications Blog

Upset about Cable TV prices? Blame broadcasters and programmers

Posted on Tuesday Mar 3rd

Posted in News, Cable TV

Throughout 2014, Alliance Communications and cable companies across the nation negotiated new contracts with several content providers. More than 50 percent of our channels were scheduled for contract renewal this past year. Unfortunately, the negotiations ended with a considerable increase in programming fees. These fees make up 100 percent of your cable TV bill.

Upset about Cable TV prices? Blame broadcasters and programmers

Posted on Tuesday Mar 3rd

Posted in News, Cable TV

Throughout 2014, Alliance Communications and cable companies across the nation negotiated new contracts with several content providers. More than 50 percent of our channels were scheduled for contract renewal this past year. Unfortunately, the negotiations ended with a considerable increase in programming fees. These fees make up 100 percent of your cable TV bill.

Alliance email server experiences outage

Posted on Monday Nov 10th

Posted in News, Internet

Alliance’s server that stores email messages failed this past weekend. We currently are attempting to recover the messages stored on that server. Email service is back up and running, and new messages are being delivered to inboxes.

Rural call completion problems persist

Posted on Monday Jan 12th

Posted in News, Telephone

Given the vast technologies available in America, the ability to make a traditional long distance call should be a “given.” Unfortunately, that is not the case in rural America. The reliability of long distance calling has slipped to something that might be expected in a developing country.

When the telephone doesn’t work

Posted on Tuesday Jul 15th

Posted in News, Telephone

In 21st century America, we have many ways to communicate: landline telephone, cell phone, email, text, Facebook, Skype, Twitter and more. With all of this technology, making a long distance telephone call should be a “given.” Unfortunately, that is not the case in much of rural America, including South Dakota. The reliability of long distance calling has slipped to something that might be expected in a developing country.