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Great Plains Communications Introduces GPC Cloud Connect, Giving Enterprise Customers Real-time Productivity

Blair, Nebraska, May 11, 2021 — Great Plains Communications (GPC), a growing Midwestern regional telecommunications provider, now offers direct and secure connectivity from enterprise on-premise networks to leading cloud service providers through GPC Cloud Connect. To meet enterprise customer network and application performance requirements, GPC Cloud Connect provides a direct connection to bypass the public […]

Great Plains Communications Begins Turning Up Fiber-to-the-Home and Business Services in Seven Rural Nebraska Communities

Blair, Nebraska, April 21, 2021 — Great Plains Communications (GPC), a growing Midwestern regional telecommunications provider, is now rolling out fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and business connectivity with gigabit-speed broadband service to seven Nebraska areas utilizing funding from the 2020 CARES Act. Approximately 4,800 homes and businesses in the Callaway, Creighton, Deshler, Gordon, North Bend, Red Cloud […]

Great Plains Communications Appoints Matt Porterfield Vice President of Corporate Development

BLAIR, Nebraska, March 9, 2021 — Great Plains Communications (GPC), a growing Midwestern telecommunications provider with an expanding, privately-owned 13,500+-mile fiber network reaching 11 states, today announced Matt Porterfield has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Corporate Development. In this new role, Porterfield will be responsible for identifying growth opportunities including potential […]

Great Plains Communications Introduces Intelligent Whole-Home WiFi Service Powered by Plume HomePass to Residential Indiana Customers

BLAIR, Nebraska, February 17, 2021 — Great Plains Communications (GPC), a growing Midwestern telecommunications provider with an expanding, privately-owned 13,500-mile fiber network reaching 11 states, announces the rollout of GPC Whole-Home WiFi service, powered by Plume HomePass®. This solution provides intuitive WiFi without boundaries to the residential Southeastern Indiana market. Using cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) and […]

Scam Alert: ETCZone.com Email Scam

Customers are reporting receiving an email, supposedly from ETCZone.com, warning them that their email account was over its storage allotment. The email looks similar to this: This communication is NOT from Great Plains Communications/ETC. We will never send you an email asking for personal information. Do not reply to this email. The email should be […]

Scam Alert: Phone Scam – Child Arrested

Beware of a phone scam where the caller claims a child of the person the scammer called, has been in an accident and arrested. The caller then asks for bail money. Do not fall for this scam. If possible, try to contact your child or loved one first to verify their safety. Read about a […]

Scam Alert: help.it@etczone.com Email Scam

Several GPC, formerly ETC, customers have reported receiving an email message from help.it@etczone.com regarding the size of their mailbox and asking for login information. Please know we would NEVER ask for usernames or passwords by email. Should you receive this email please disregard this message by deleting it.

Great Plains Communications Completes Acquisition of Indiana-Based Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation

BLAIR, Nebraska, September 17, 2020 – Great Plains Communications (“GPC”), a growing Midwestern telecommunications provider with an expanding, privately-owned 13,000-mile fiber network reaching 11 states, has completed its acquisition of Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation (“ETC”), a progressive Southeastern Indiana-based provider. Serving communities in Southeastern Indiana for more than 85 years, ETC offers an innovative suite of […]

Customer Offices Closed for Walk-In Traffic – Effective Oct. 19

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, our Indiana offices will be closed for customer walk-in traffic to help keep both our customers and employees safe. This change will be effective Monday, October 19, until further notice. This does NOT mean we are closed for business. Customers still have a variety of ways in which […]

Scam Alert: Email Deactivation Notice

An ETC customer received the email pictured below. ETC will never send an email that appears like this.  If you receive this email, do not click any of the links and delete the message.