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SLOW WI-FI SIGNAL IS WORSE THAN NO WI-FI SIGNAL

By Mike Brown | Jun 3, 2020 |

How to maximize your Wi-Fi signal performance. Few gadgets in your home can make you quite as frustrated as a router with a poor Wi-Fi signal. It is a special feeling of exasperation when your video finally finishes buffering, only to play for four seconds and start buffering again. Sighing out and groaning when a…

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PIONEER AWARDS A-CAM FIBER OPTIC CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR WATONGA, CANTON, FAY & OAKWOOD

By Blake Baker | May 27, 2020 |

MAY 27, 2020-The Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Board of Trustees recently awarded a contract for the construction of new fiber-optic cable facilities located within the rural surrounding areas of Watonga, Canton, Fay and Oakwood, Oklahoma.  Cable construction is expected to start around June of this year and completion around December of 2022.  The fiber cable…

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PIONEER REOPENS TELEPHONE AND CELLULAR BUSINESS OFFICE AND STORE LOCATIONS

By Blake Baker | May 27, 2020 |

MAY 27, 2020-Pioneer reopened all of its Pioneer Telephone and Pioneer Cellular business office and store locations, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Pioneer joined the Keep Americans Connected Pledge on March 16 of this year and immediately suspended disconnects and late payment fees. As the situation progressed, in an effort to help distance learning applications, Pioneer…

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CDMA Network Retirement

By Mike Brown | May 26, 2020 |

On Dec. 31, 2021 cellular customers across the nation on outdated phones will not be able to make a phone call. This will come when Verizon shuts down their Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks. CDMA is a part of the second-generation (2G) of cell service that transfers voice data (aka, your calls). In a…

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PIONEER TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION OF FIBER BUILD-OUT IN CRESCENT

By Blake Baker | Apr 22, 2020 |

APRIL 22, 2020-Pioneer will begin construction of an aggressive fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) build-out in the City of Crescent, Oklahoma, on May 4, 2020 with an expected completion date of September 10, 2020. This project is estimated at $2.5 million dollars. Pioneer is future-proofing the needs of our customers by overbuilding the existing copper facilities with high-speed…

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Cutting The Cord

By Mike Brown | Apr 1, 2020 |
Cutting the Cord

Cutting the cord is on the rise. We explain what this means, and how to choose whether streaming services or traditional Pay-TV service is right for you.

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NTCA Welcomes Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc. to National Network of Smart Rural Community Providers SM

By Blake Baker | Apr 1, 2020 |

Arlington, Va, April 1, 2020 – Across the United States, rural, community-based broadband providers are serving small towns with robust broadband networks to support critical and innovative solutions for rural communities. These technological leaders are helping to build a nationwide network of Smart Rural Communities SM, where broadband connections are helping create a brighter future…

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PIONEER TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE, INC., POSTPONES ANNUAL MEETING, DISTRICT FILINGS AND MEETINGS

By Blake Baker | Mar 31, 2020 |

MARCH 31, 2020-Pioneer Telephone Cooperative, Inc. has postponed its 67th Annual Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, due to COVID-19. Additionally, filing for prospective Trustee candidates previously set for April 6, 7 & 8 has been postponed, as well as the meetings for Members of Districts 2, 4, 9, 11 and District At-Large. At this…

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Cybercriminals sweep in to make a profit off Coronavirus

By Mike Brown | Mar 26, 2020 |

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of a weary public amid fears over the global coronavirus pandemic. Find out what to look for and how to protect yourself

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PIONEER TO CONSTRUCT FIBER BUILD-OUT IN KINGFISHER

By Blake Baker | Feb 13, 2020 |

KINGFISHER, OK-FEBRUARY 13, 2020-Pioneer will begin construction of an aggressive fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) build-out in Kingfisher, on February 17, 2020 with an expected completion date of July, 2020. This project is estimated at over $3 million dollars. Pioneer is future-proofing the needs of our customers by overbuilding the existing copper facilities with high-speed fiber-optics. Fiber will…

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