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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.

Scam Alert: ETCZone.com Phishing Attempt

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.  

Nebraska-based Great Plains Communications to Acquire Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation

Great Plains Communications (GPC), a growing Midwestern telecommunications provider with an expanding, privately-owned 11,500+ mile fiber network touching 11 states, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation (ETC), an innovative Southeastern Indiana-based provider.

Scam Alert: Individuals Posing as ETC Representatives

Please be advised that there are reports of individuals (both male and female) posing as ETC representatives in the Greensburg area. They are asking to see your ETC phone bill, ETC TV remote, or are asking you to take a survey. These individuals are not representatives of ETC. ETC believes this is scam and advises […]

2020 Scholarship Winners Announced

Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) is pleased to announce its 2020 scholarship recipients. Each year ETC awards $13,000 in scholarship money to graduating high school seniors (including home-schooled) from each of the following counties in ETC’s fiber and/or wireless markets:  Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland, and Union. All students are given equal […]