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03/26/18 Local Lifesaving Services Get Funds Boost

Lake View Ambulance Service Receives Grant.

A Charity Grant was awarded Monday from Aureon and Corn Belt Telephone Company to Lake View Ambulance Services. $1500.00 was granted to the organization. Aureon and Corn Belt Telephone Company are committed to advancing Iowan communities. Thank you, First Responders and support team for all you do for our community!

Pictured left to right:  Lee Wuebker, General Manager of Corn Belt Telephone Company, representing Lake View Ambulance Services, Chris Rodman and Gaila Hayes of Aureon.

03/02/18 Sprucing it Up

Have you heard?!📢

We just love spreading the word about CBT Phone Service!  Did you know you can now switch your phone service to Corn Belt AND keep your ‘657’ phone number?! 📞 It’s true and it’s super easy!  

Bundle, bundle, bundle!  😎

Bundle your CBT Cable TV, Internet and Phone Service for the best value!  Have two services with CBT (Phone + Internet or Cable TV + Internet) and get 5 Mbps Internet for the price of 3 Mbps Internet! Have all three services with CBT (Phone + Internet + Cable TV) and get 10 Mbps Internet for the price of 3 Mbps Internet!  Just another benefit to consolidating all of your communication needs with Corn Belt Telephone.

P.S., we have Long Distance service too!

Doesn’t our Lake View building look nice with its new banner?
Call us at our office, 664-2221 and we will help get you started.   Don’t delay, switch today!

 

02/28/18 Cable TV Customers May See Brief Disruptions

It’s Solar Conjunction time again!

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If you notice some interference with any of your CBT Cable TV Channels the next week or so, it is most likely due to Solar Conjunction. Interference may include audio, video or both.
 
Twice a year this phenomenon occurs when the sun passes directly behind satellites transmitting cable tv signals. When the sun is aligned with a satellite, solar radiation interferes with the satellite’s signal and thus causes a brief signal outage. Not to worry though, this outage typically only lasts a few minutes (between 5 and 45) and mostly occurs between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
 
This round of Solar Conjunction should end on or around March 9th. We apologize for the inconvenience, however this phenomenon is universal and beyond current technical control. If you have any questions about Solar Conjunction, feel free to contact us. 

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01/17/18 On 1.18.18 Spike becomes Paramount Network!

Spike becomes Paramount Network on 1.18.18.

Enjoy all your favorite Spike shows like Lip Sync Battle, Ink Master, Bar Rescue and Bellator MMA, plus some exciting new premium-quality scripted series, including Waco premiering January 24th, on Paramount Network. If you get Spike, you will get Paramount Network starting 1.18.18.

So what is Paramount Network? Paramount Network is a general entertainment destination focused on delivering bold, original, premium-quality scripted, non-scripted network series, specials and events. Inspired by over a century of cinematic
story telling the Paramount Network is where today’s brightest stars bring big screen storytelling expertise to every
screen with stories that are immersive, inclusive, and deeply personal.

Learn more at www.paramountnetwork.com.

01/12/18 Stadium Joins Our Line Up

Stadium Joins CBT Cable TV Channel Line Up.

We’re excited to share with you a new addition to our Line Up.  Meet Stadium.

Per their official description, “Stadium is the ultimate destination for the modern day sports fan; a multi-platform sports network that brings together exclusive live games and events, extensive highlights, classic games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium breaks the boundaries of traditional sports programming and produces world-class sports content every day of the year, delivering to fans on every device.”.

Further, “Stadium was formed when Campus Insiders, 120 Sports and American Sports Network combined forces to take advantage of a combined collection of professional and collegiate rights and full game archives, as well as to maximize access to a broad array of post-game highlights, up-to-the-moment news, and original, long-form programming.”.

Stadium was built through the merging of 120 Sports’ live studio operations, Silver Chalice’s Campus Insiders’ live collegiate games and Sinclair’s American Sports Network’s (ASN) distribution and live collegiate games. The three entities joined forces in the spring of 2017.

Stadium is owned by a collection of industry leaders including Silver Chalice, Sinclair Broadcast Group, MLBAM, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, and Time, Inc.. The network is headquartered in Chicago.

You can watch Stadium on CBT Channel 39.16 and learn more at watchstadium.com.

12/21/17 Merry Bump Outs

CBT Gets Festive in Lake View!

What’s better than giving presents?  Giving BIG presents!  We sure had a lot of fun building our Christmas Display for our bump out in Lake View.  Although we had some, eh hum, technical difficulties with the wind, it brought a whimsical presence (hehe, see what I did there!) to downtown.  Did you get a chance to see all of the displays?  What a great contest it was, and we really enjoyed seeing downtown Lake View all dressed up in it’s Christmas best!  Happy Holidays everyone!

12/20/17 One Day, TWO Grants

Veterans Memorial Receives Funds.

The Second Charity Grant awarded today goes to the Wall Lake American Legion Post 262 in the amount of $500 towards the Veterans Memorial. Aureon and Corn Belt Telephone Company recognize the Wall Lake American Legion Post 262’s commitment to the betterment of their neighborhood and their passion for their community. Thank you!

Pictured Left to Right: J.D. Siebert of Aureon, Al Schwanz, Dick Petschauer and Arnie Grote of the Wall Lake American Legion Post 262, and Lee Wuebker of Corn Belt Telephone Company.

12/20/17 Grant for Local Hospital

Stewart Memorial Hospital Receives Charity Grant.

Another Charity Grant was awarded today from Aureon and Corn Belt Telephone Company to Stewart Memorial Community Hospital. $200 was granted toward updating the building. Aureon and Corn Belt Telephone Company are committed to advancing Iowan communities. Thank you, Stewart Memorial Community Hospital for your passion for the betterment of your own community!

Pictured left to right: Jennifer Snyder, Stephanie Bellcock, ARNP, Norma Wessling and Mary Ludwig of Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, Lee Wuebker, of Corn Belt Telephone Company and J.D. Siebert of Aureon.

06/20/17 Programming Change

Family Net to Rebrand to Cowboy Channel

Rural Media Group announced today that its FamilyNet cable television network will be rebranded The Cowboy Channel effective July 1. Programming will shift from airing the nostalgic and popular comedy sitcoms of the 70’s & 80’s to being anchored by western sports and everything that encompasses the popular western lifestyle.

Read the full Press Release from Rural Media Group and check out the Promotional Video below.