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East Buchanan launches Online Web Directory

3/9/2006- East Buchanan Telephone Cooperative launches new Online Web Directory for local businesses. The purpose of the Online Web Directory is to provide visitors to the East Buchanan web site, a chance to visit web sites of local businesses.

Click here to view the Online Web Directory.  If you wish to be listed in the Web Directory, just call our office at 319-935-3011 or 866-327-2748 and one of our staff will get you set up. 

East Buchanan launches new Web Site

The East Buchanan web site now has a new look! Please take a moment to look at our new updated site. While we still offer a lot of the products and services that you've come to know over the years, many changes have taken place from our previous web site.

Can't find what you're looking for? Try our user-friendly Search Tool located in the upper right of every web page. Should you have any questions, comments, or feedback, please feel free to contact us and let us know!

EBTC Appeals to Iowa Supreme Court

In what seems to be a never ending battle with the Iowa Utility Board, EBTC has appealed its case to the Iowa Supreme Court. EBTC’s position is that telephone companies deserve to be compensated when they complete calls for wireless carriers who currently pay nothing.

We are currently waiting for the Iowa Supreme Court to decide if they will hear the case or if the case will be directed to a Court of Appeals.

We continue fighting for you to delay/minimize rate increases
Fiber Ring

EBTC has made a verbal commitment with several other east central Iowa telephone companies to create a new sonnet fiber ring.

A sonet fiber ring will significantly increase the bandwidth available to all of the companies involved and will be self-healing in the event of a fiber cut. In other words, your call will not be dropped when a fiber cable is cut.

All the engineering should be completed and equipment ordered by mid August. The ring is scheduled for activation during the 4th quarter. Let’s hope that means October NOT December.

Internet TV (IPTV)

EBTC has signed an agreement with 6 other east central Iowa telephone companies to Beta test a new technology that would use high speed Internet to deliver approx. 150 channels of TV programming to rural homes in our area.

We are excited about the potential of this new technology and the strength we have with our new partners. Our roll-out date was 1st qtr of 2008.



East Buchanan
Telephone Cooperative
P.O. Box 100
214 Third Street North
Winthrop, IA 50682-0100

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