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A New Era of Smartphone Technology at FTC

New smartphones are here! Click to see the new arrivals. 

NEWS RELEASE: FTC Won't Charge Customers for Talk, Text, Data Usage From Oct. 7-11

Beacause of the damages from Hurricane Matthew, FTC won't charge customers for talk, text and data usage From Oct. 7-11. Click to read more. 

BLOG: FTC Free Preview Returns This Weekend

The FTC Free Preview is back! Click to see what hit shows and movies will be available. 

BLOG: Fall TV Preview

While the temperatures might still be in the 80s here in South Carolina, everyone’s already talking about pumpkin-spice everything, football has kicked off, and fall network TV is here. Some of today’s best shows introduce the new seasons during the month of September — and with your FTC Digital TV (and DVR) package, you won’t have to miss a moment.

Pokémon Go with FTC

Gotta catch 'em all! Pokémon is STILL all the craze and now you can win your very own Roku stick just by playing! 

BLOG: Pokémon Go: What’s this craze about and why should I care?

Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm. Players from all ages and walks of life are getting in on the action. Have you joined the hunt and started to capture these pocket monsters yet? What is this craze about and why should you care? 

BLOG: Don't Miss a Snap this Fall with WatchTVEverywhere and WatchESPN

This football season, you won't miss a snap with WatchTVEverywhere and the WatchESPN app. Click to learn more. 


Watch HBO and Cinemax FREE for four days and see what you've been missing. From July 15 through July 18, you can enjoy all the addictive series, unforgettable movies, family favorites, powerful specials and more on HBO and Cinemax!

BLOG: Top 5 Movies on VOD

Summer heat keeping you inside this season? Stay entertained with hundreds on movies available to you with just a click of a button! Check out these top five Video on Demand movies streaming right now.

BLOG: Summer Living at Its Finest

One of the best parts about living in South Carolina are the fun weekend getaway destinations located around the state. Click to see our favorites.

BLOG: Internet Takeover is Here to Stay; Make Sure You Have the Fastest Connection Available

Take a look around your home. You have your smart TV, which is hooked up to Netflix. You have your smartphone within reach. Your kids are playing a game on your tablet. And you’re sitting there on your laptop computer. Only problem - you're Internet isn't fast enough.Click to see how you can change that.

BLOG: Free HBO/CINEMAX for the Weekend Is Back

This weekend, you will be able to watch some of the hottest movies and tv shows for free. Click to see which ones!

BLOG: FTC — No Slow Downloads, No Hidden Fees and No Stress!

Tired of those extra fees other companies add on to your bill? You won't get that from us. Click to see why. 

BLOG: The Coolest Doorbell Ever

Can you really see who is at your door from your phone? With this doorbell you can! Click to read more.

BLOG: Do You Have What it Takes To Win FTC’s Pick-It March Mania Contest?

March Madness is right around the corner and we are giving away an iPad to the winner of our Pick-It contest. Click to learn more.

BLOG: The Oscars: The Real Judgment Day

We have the latest scoop on the Oscars. Click to catch up on everything you need to know for the big night!

BLOG: LTE: What’s The Big Deal?

Faster wireless phone speeds are here! Read how FTC is speeding up your wireless download speeds with LTE conversion. 

BLOG: 5 TV Shows You Need to Be Watching

Get ready to be glued to the TV. Here are 5 TV shows you need to be watching. Click to see. 

BLOG: Seven Exercises You Can Do From the Comfort of Your Home

Trying to lose weight? We have seven exercises you can do from your living room while you watch TV! Click for more info.

NEWS: FTC Introducing Faster Wireless Data Speeds with the Conversion of its Wireless Network to LTE

Experiencing faster data speeds on your wireless device? Here is why! 

BLOG: Shhh … Don’t Check Twitter

Right before you turn your light off to go to bed, you decide to check Twitter — bad idea! You just read a spoiler! Read to see how Twitter is ruining lives of all TV watchers! 

BLOG: Showtime Free Preview Weekend Coming to FTC

Get ready! This weekend all FTC Vision customers will receive free access to Showtime! Click below for more details. 

BLOG: Don’t Let a Grinch Steal Your Christmas Joy

Not every person out there has been preparing for Christmas the same way. While you were busy shopping, attending Christmas parties or spending time with friends, others were occupying their time in a different way. Click to find out how you can keep the Grinch from ruining your holiday season. 

BLOG: Top 5 Christmas Movies

This time of year, it’s practically impossible to turn on your TV without subjecting yourself to endless marathons of Christmas movies, but who’s complaining? Not us! Here are some of the greatest Christmas classics, so put that wrapping paper down and pick up that remote. Click to see our favorites! 

BLOG: Thanksgiving Food for Thought

Who doesn’t love the four “F”s of Thanksgiving: football, family, friends and food.We are going to focus on the fourth “F” – food – and help you get ready to leave everyone’s stomachs stuffed this Thanksgiving. Click to see how you can make the best food this Thanksgiving! 

BLOG: Say Goodbye to Your Wallet

It may sound futuristic to pay for groceries without your wallet, but we now have the technology that will make you walletless! Read more to find out what we're talking about! 

NEWS: FTC Named Innovation Award Winner

FTC recently was named one of six 2015 Calix Innovation Award winners for its partnership with HTC. Read more here!  

BLOG: Free HBO & Cinemax for Four Days

This Thanksgiving, we are launching the HBO/Cinemax National Free Preview! What does this mean? It means that for four days, all FTC Vision customers will receive free access to HBO and Cinemax channels. 

BLOG: Santa Claus is Coming to FTC

Santa Claus is making his way through our business offices during the next two weeks! He'll be giving away FREE 4 X 6 photos to all FTC members. Click to see when Santa will be at an office near you! 

BLOG: 5 Recipes to Take Your Tailgate to The Next Level

If you are tired of the boring hot dog and burger tailgate fare, we’re here to help! 

BLOG: Are You Ready for Some Football

Get ready, high school football fans — the season is just around the corner!  

BLOG: Our Enhanced Website

You might have noticed something different on your computer, smart phone or tablet recently.

NEWS: High School Football Returns to FTC Now

When those Friday night lights return, FTC will be your No.1 source for full coverage and analysis of area high school football with the FTC Now “Game of the Week,” beginning Aug. 25.   

BLOG: Summertime Sweets

Summertime is full of laughter, fun and memories. Parties and gatherings happen almost every weekend, so having a go-to dessert to bring is very important. 

BLOG: Gigabit Internet: Faster than a Speeding Bullet

Gigabit Internet is the newest, most exclusive Internet service available today. Learn what that means for you.

NEWS: FTC Kicks Off 2015 Phone Book Recycling Program

FTC is distributing new area phone directories in May, and that means there will be many old phone books ready for the recycling bin.

NEWS: FTC Converting Telephone Network to New Technology

FTC is in the final stages of a conversion to a new core switch that will better serve its telephone customers, company officials recently announced.

NEWS: FTC Wins Silver Addy Award for "Let's Be Honest" Campaign

The work of local telecommunications company FTC was honored at the American Marketing Association’s 2014 Third District Addy Awards held in Myrtle Beach on Feb. 7.

BLOG: Let's Be Honest: Everything You Need to Know About Your Community is in One App

FTC recently launched FTC Search, a new smartphone, tablet and computer app that helps users find and connect with businesses and people quickly and easily.

NEWS: FTC Reminds Residents of 854 Area Code to Go into Effect March 14th

Residential and business customers within the existing 843 area code should be prepared for the introduction of a new 854 area code. FTC announced today that beginning Oct. 19, customers in the 843 area code region requesting new service, an additional line, or in some cases moving their service, could be assigned a number in the new 854 area code.

BLOG: Wi-Fi in the Home: Why Life is Better Unplugged

With Wi-Fi in the home, you can do more from anywhere in your home without the restriction of wires and cords.

BLOG: Additional Area Code to Go into Effect for 843 Region

10-digital dialing for all local calls to be implemented by FTC.

BLOG: How to Protect Yourself from Fraud this Holiday Season

While the holiday season is often referred to as the “Most wonderful time of the year,” it is also one of the most active times for criminals and crooks to take advantage of you.

BLOG: NBC Universal to Discontinue G4 Channel on Dec. 1

NBC Universal has announced that its video game-focused channel, G4, is being discontinued on Dec. 1. Previously part of FTC Vision’s Xtra package, G4 was carried locally on Channel 114.

BLOG: Businesses Offering Wi-Fi Can Increase Store Traffic, Sales and Customer Loyalty

Whether it’s a working lunch at a local restaurant, catching up on e-mails and Facebook at Starbucks, or streaming a movie for little ones while waiting at the doctor’s office, a strong Wi-Fi connection is a great offering for your customers.

BLOG: Playing with Fire - Amazon's Smartphone

You’ve probably seen the funny commercials on TV about Amazon’s new, and very first smartphone, the Amazon Fire. Basically, if you like to shop, watch TV, listen to music, read books, get instant access to information when you need it, all from your phone, listen up. 

BLOG: Never Miss a Minute of Your Favorite Sports Teams with watchTVeverywhere

Sports fans with FTC Vision Plus will not miss a minute of their favorite teams because they now have access to the entire WatchESPN suite of content with watchTVeverywhere.

NEWS: Lifeline Offers Financial Assistance for Telephone Service for Those in Need

National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week is Sept. 8-14.

NEWS: FTC Now High School Football "Game of the Week" to Start August 26th

Each week throughout the 2014 high school football season, FTC Now (Channel 26) will air a Game of the Week.

NEWS: Get Speeds Up to 100 Times Faster with FTC's New Gigabit Internet

FTC is now offering Gigabit Internet in its Fiber to the Home market, a connection that is up to 100 times faster.