Posts Categorized: The Internet of Things

OTELCO’s Summer Streaming Series Step Three: Deciding Where to Watch

Part One: On-Demand Services There are so many streaming platforms, and even more in development. That is why we had to split step three of the OTELCO Streaming Series into two parts. Part one, which we will explore today, is all about on-demand streaming services and part two is dedicated solely to live streaming services. On-demand services offer a host of content, both original and licensed, that you can access at any time. They all… Read more »

OTELCO Summer Streaming Series Step 2: Finding the Right Device

In this week’s edition of the OTELCO Streaming Series, we explore the vast world of streaming devices. It is a hot market, so we narrowed things down to what we think are the top five streaming devices out there today.  We will also take a brief look into Smart TVs and explore a few streaming methods you may already have in your home. Let’s jump in! Smart TV’s Most TVs made in the last five… Read more »

OTELCO’s Summer Streaming Series Step One: Evaluating Your TV Needs

Welcome back to OTELCO’s Summer Streaming Series, where we explore the best way to break free of traditional TV with just three easy steps. The first step in this exploration is a full evaluation of your TV needs. Look at the channels and shows you can’t live without, the cable features you won’t give up, and most importantly, how much you are looking to spend. These answers will help develop a personal streaming plan. Viewing… Read more »

OTELCO’s Summer Streaming Series: A Three-Step Guide to Cutting Out Cable

This summer, OTELCO is introducing a new blog series all about cutting the cable and moving to streaming-based TV. OTELCO’s guide will help you find a streaming option that caters to your unique entertainment requirements. These are the steps we will be expanding on in the following weeks: Step One: Evaluate Your TV Needs Evaluating your TV needs is the first step toward saying goodbye to cable and satellite forever. Take an inventory of the… Read more »

Telecommuting and You

The world we work in is changing due to the rise of telecommuting. Ten years ago employers would have laughed at the idea of a remote workforce, and now 60% of companies offer telecommuting opportunities. What was once a pipe dream is now a reality for 4.3 million US workers. The best part of this new workforce trend is that it benefits the employee and the employer. This week we will explore all the ways… Read more »