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Whole Home DVR

Now every TV in your home can share one DVR box. You can even start watching in one room and finish watching in a different room. With WHDVR you’ll be able to record and watch programs on multiple TVs in the home.

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Like Us

Liberty Communications launches a Facebook page and joins the rest of the world in social media. Like us on Facebook to keep up to date on what’s happening at Liberty Communications.

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Follow Us on Twitter

Liberty Communications is now on Twitter and we encourage you to follow us! Twitter will be used to communicate updates and information about the company.

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Online Directory

In April of 2010 Liberty Communications placed on Online Phone Directory on our homepage. The Online Directory contains all of the West Liberty and West Branch listings and the yellow pages. Hard copies of the phone books are still available and mailed out to customers each spring.

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New Phone System

On Monday February 15th, Liberty Communications installed a new phone system in the business office. The existing phone system had been in place for years. The new system is IP based and allows more flexibility between the West Liberty and West Branch offices.

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FTTH Construction

Fiber to the Home (FTTH) construction began in West Branch in June of 2008. The floods of 2008 caused delays in getting started, but once started things moved quickly. Liberty Communications chose Spalj Construction Company for the construction, and engineering and project inspection services were provided by Finley Engineering.

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Introducing Fusion

In January of 2010 Liberty Communications began offering service on the new FTTH network. The new service packages were named Fusion and besides flexibility, Fusion offers faster Internet speeds and HD to multiple TVs.

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New Look

In January of 2010 Liberty Communications refreshed the company image with a new logo and colors. The new logo still contains a shade of blue similar to one used by the company for years, but incorporates a bright red with an arc that swoops over the company name. The arc…

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FTTH Construction

Liberty Communications officially began construction on its West Liberty Fiber to the Home (FTTH) project with a Ground Breaking Ceremony on May 1, 2009. Liberty Communications chose Spalj Construction Company for the construction, and engineering and project inspection services were provided by Finley Engineering.

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DVR & HD TV

Liberty Communications announced HD and DVR service in April 2009. Stunning picture quality and digital audio truly enhanced TV viewing. The HD lineup contained 26 channels and included the Big Ten Network, ESPN, all the local network stations. DVR service allows customers to record directly to the set top box.…

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Announcing FTTH

In January of 2008 Liberty Communications announced plans to build a new all fiber network to replace the aging copper network. Overall the company will invest over $7.7 million upgrading to fiber. Fiber has virtually unlimited capacity and Liberty Communications’ plans will help ensure the towns of West Liberty and…

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Liberty DTV

Liberty Communications launched Liberty Digital TV service in the spring of 2005, following a franchise election in West Branch.The 100% digital quality TV service provided one more option for both rural and urban customers in West Branch and West Liberty.

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Call Screening

Telemarketer Call Screening was introduced in May 2003. This feature enhanced the national ‘do not call’ registry by intercepting calls from companies not affected by the ‘do not call’ rules.

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ISP Announcement

Liberty Communications started its own ISP, Lcom.net, in March of 2002. By becoming Lcom.net, we were able to provide an improved Internet product directly to our customers. We were also in a position to respond to new technologies as they became available.

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eBilling & Easy Pay

In October, 2001, e-billing was introduced: the customer received $1 credit each month when their bill was e-mailed to them and the amount of the bill was automatically deducted from their bank account.

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Megaband High Speed

Liberty Communications introduced Megaband high-speed Internet service in July of 2000. Megaband was 10 times faster than dial-up Internet service and gave the convenience of being able to talk on the phone line while surfing the web. Construction crews were busy burying and connecting our fiber optic network throughout the…

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CallerID Name

On June 15, 1999, Caller ID Name was added to compliment Caller ID Number delivery for an additional $2.00 per month.

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Liberty Long Distance

June 1, 1999, we announced the offering of our own long distance plans. Two plans were offered – One Thin Dime for 10 cents a minute at $3.95 per month, and Just My Time for 14 cents a minute and no monthly charge. We introduced these plans to help our…

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High Speed Internet

Capping off a year of improvements, December 1998 saw Touch-tone become part of the local rate. Rural rates were also reduced and simplified as part of a new rate structure. Ninety percent of our customers saw a reduction in rates ranging from 15 cents to $4.00 per month. To improve…

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