Smithville Spotlight: Ryan B., Help Desk Technician

Ryan B.’s connection to Smithville began when he was in elementary school while using our internet. He was able to play games and watch movies while staying in touch with friends online. His knowledge of the service Smithville provided prompted him to apply for an open position, and that has led to advancement opportunities and […]

5 Tips for Telehealth

Thanks to USTelecom for these helpful tips: As communites work to support the healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic, broadband-powered telehealth helps ensure the doctor is always in. Coverage Expanding: Medicare has lifted restrictions on telehealth coverage and medical professionals across the country are expanding their offerings. Be Tech Ready: Testing your webcam and other […]

Smithville Spotlight: Matt N., Small/Medium Business Sales Executive

  You’ve probably heard “always be closing” as the mantra for those working in Sales. Matt N., Small/Medium Business Sales Executive, believes Sales is more of a personal connection to help find solutions. He’s been able to make a lot of connections with his experience in multimedia and telecommunications sales over the years. We asked […]

6 Tips to Thwart COVID-19 Cyberscams

Thanks to USTelecom for these helpful tips. What can you do to help stop online scam artists from taking advantage of the global pandemic? Here are some tips to keep you connected–and secure.   Think Before You Click Don’t click on links from sources you don’t know. They could contain viruses. Turn to Official Sources […]

Behind it All, There’s the Internet

Before COVID-19 hit so close to home, the internet generally seemed like a handy tool. Depending on your job or interests, the world wide web might not have been something you gave any thought to. The internet was just there. Now, as we practice social distancing, that “handy tool” may be becoming a central part […]

10 Tips for Working from Home in a COVID-19 Environment

While some are more familiar with working from home, we recognize many of you may be new to working from home while we are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. To help you be successful while working from home, we’ve compiled these tips to help you stay productive, set expectations, and have some fun.   Cleanliness […]

Gov. Holcomb Announces Small Business Assistance in Response to COVID-19

Hoosier small businesses invited to apply for low-interest loans from U.S. Small Business Administration INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced that Indiana small businesses are eligible for financial assistance under a disaster designation by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).   This declaration is in response to a formal request Gov. Holcomb submitted with […]

A Message From Our President Regarding COVID-19

Dear Smithville Customer, As we collectively navigate the uncertainties of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the effects of this on our lives, businesses, and families, we want you to know that you can rely on Smithville’s commitment to service to keep you connected to what matters most. While you focus on addressing the needs of […]

Smithville Spotlight: Rob R., Product Manager, Media Production

“Challenging. Rewarding. Self-expanding.” That’s how Rob R., Product Manager, Media Production, describes his 14 years at Smithville in three words. Throughout his time here he’s helped to grow and expand our media and marketing capabilities using impactful video of local features, sporting events, and community events. Before we talk about how he came to Smithville […]

Smithville Spotlight: Aaron B., Corporate Communications Specialist

  Everyone has a story. With nearly 200 employees, there are lots of stories to tell about Smithville. Aaron B., Corporate Communications Specialist, uses his past journalism and communications experience to make sure everyone stays informed and on the same page as we work towards expanding rural broadband in South Central Indiana. Aaron is usually […]