Digital TV Upgrade

During a maintenance window, starting at 1:00 am Tuesday November 29th, we will be upgrading the software we use for our Digital TV service. At the completion of the upgrade we will be rebooting the set-top-boxes (STB). This rebooting will cause a loss of service for a short period of time while the STB upgrades.

Starz/Encore Free for One Month

Butler-Bremer has negotiated a special offer with Starz/Encore and is able to give new subscribers of our Digital TV service one month of the Starz/Encore Multipack free. Starting June 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011 activate our Digital TV service and get 12 channels of Starz & Encore Premium Movies, including 5 additional High Definition channels free.…

WGN HD Now Available

We’ve now have WGN HD available on our Digital TV system. WGN provides a wide variety of programming, including Cubs, White Sox & Bulls games, general family entertainment and movies. We hope you enjoy this new HD channel, tune to Channel 238 today and start enjoying this new HD channel. Click here for a printable…

The Great Disconnect

What is the Great Disconnect? “Consumers in all regions of the Nation… should have access to telecommunications and information services… that are reasonably comparable to those services provided in urban areas and that are available at rates that are reasonably comparable to rates charged in similar services in urban areas.” – The Congressional Telecommunications Act…

Wireless Router Security

  You may have seen the recent news about the need to secure your wireless router to reduce the possible of signal stealing. We know that many of our Internet customers have wireless routers through Butler-Bremer and many of them are not set up for security. We STRONGLY encourage you to set up security on your…

Spring Is Here

With Spring unfortunately comes thunder storms. Each year we remind our DSL subscribers that the best protection from damage caused by lightening is to unplug the phone line (the line from the wall jack to the modem) during severe weather. DSL modems are very susceptible to power surges caused during server storms so disconnecting the phone line is…