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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.


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