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All New Lineup

We’re excited to announce that we have an all-new lineup coming to you in July! Instead of offering both a Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD) lineup, all channels will be delivered in HD quality (when available) and at no additional charge. If you are currently paying $11/month for the HD lineup, that charge will expire after your June bill.

  • For example, CBS/KDLO is currently offered in SD (ch 4) and HD (ch 602). With our new lineup in July, ch 4 will be delivered in HD to all cable customers, at no additional charge. Ch 602 will no longer exist.

While streamlining our lineup, we also used your feedback to relocate channels so similar programing is grouped together. If you love the classics on Antenna TV, be sure to check out some of the classics on INSP, ThisTV and MeTV also – now all conveniently located together.

While we believe you will really enjoy the HD quality and ease of your new lineup, it will require you to relearn new channel numbers for some of your favorite networks. We apologize for the inconvenience but hope you agree the new HD lineup will be worth it. In addition, those of you with Cloud DVR will need to check your series recordings as many of them will need to be rescheduled after July 16th due to new channel placement. All recordings up until that date will be safe and available to watch at your leisure.

  • For example, if you have a series recording set for America’s Got Talent on ch 603HD, you will need to set up a new series recording for AGT on ch 5 since 603HD will no longer be a working channel after July 16. Or, if you have a series recording on Discovery on ch 23 or 622HD, you will need to set up a new series recording as Discovery is being moved from channels 23 and 622HD to ch 59.

The changeover to your new lineup will take place on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Reorganizing the channels will take most of the day, so don’t be alarmed if some of your channels show a black screen. We will send a message to your Cable TV box to signal when all of the changes have been made. If you are experiencing any issues following the message, please call us.

Our new Cable TV lineup is enclosed for your review. If you have any questions, please call or email us now so we can help make the transition for you in July as easy as possible. We appreciate your patience as we work to improve your TV viewing experience!

 

ANnual meeting

The JVT Annual Meeting is Thursday, May 30. Registration starts at 11:30 am, and the business meeting will begin at 12:30 pm. We will be serving chicken cordon bleu and Groton Area OST (Outside of School) kids will be performing.

JVT’s office will be closed 11am to 2pm that day. Daycare will be available, so bring the kids.

JVT will be offering free bus rides for members. The schedule and locations for pick-up are listed below. To sign up for a ride call us at 611, send an email to marketing@jamesvalley.com or return the stuffer included in your bill.

Members who reside in Groton can call community transit at 397-8661 for a free ride. Please give Groton Transit 24 hours’ notice.

Busing Schedule

11am Bristol – Fritz’s Furniture & Antiques
11:15am Andover – The Other Place Bar

10am Frederick – Frederick Area HS
10:30am Hecla – Community Center
11am Columbia – The Lodge

10:45am Doland – Doland Area HS
11am Turton – Farmers State Bank
11:15am Conde – Plains Commerce Bank

10:30am Mellette – Northwestern Area HS
10:45am Brentford – American Legion
11am Stratford – Community Center
11:15am Ferney – Harry’s Implement

 

2019 BOB PETERSON MEMORIAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP

James Valley Telecommunications will be awarding three $2,000 scholarships in 2019
. Please download and complete the application and essay and return to JVT’s office on or before March 1, 2019. Applicant must be a high school senior graduating in the Spring of 2019 and whose parents/legal guardians are members of James Valley Telecommunications. Applicant must be attending an accredited college, university or vocational school in South Dakota in the Fall of 2019. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Immediate family members of James Valley Telecommunications’ directors and employees are not eligible for the JVT Scholarship Program. Any applications received after March 1, 2019 will not be considered.

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