Tag Archive: technology

Samantha Moser Alpine Communications

Faces of the Brand – Samantha Moser

May 21, 2020

Samantha Moser takes life with ease but takes her role as administrative assistant very seriously.  For nearly five years, Sam (her nickname in the office and real-life), has maximized the opportunities to expand her knowledge in accounting and telecommunications.  She’s not done learning yet.  “I would like to take more accounting classes so I can grow my skills to keep up with the fast-paced industry we work in.” As Alpine Communications’ person in charge of ordering, Samantha uses email to...

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Local Dairy Producers Smart Farm Milking Robots and Broadband

Local Dairy Producers Rely on Smart Farm Milking Robots and Broadband Service to Fulfill Family Dream

May 13, 2020

Jamie and Tony Goodrich are fulfilling their dream of raising a family on a dairy farm. Advancements in smart farm technology and reliable high-speed internet contribute to turning their vision into reality, meanwhile improving the quality of life for dairy producers. Jamie and her husband, Tony, have invested in artificial intelligence and robotics to give their operation a chance of surviving during tumultuous times. Jamie and Tony, with Jeff West, own a thriving dairy operation in rural Clayton County, Iowa....

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Lara Duff Customer Service Representative

Lara Duff – Faces of the Brand

April 27, 2020

When you meet Lara Duff, you will quickly learn that she has a zest for life, a witty sense of humor, and genuine care for helping others.  Lara is an Elkader, Iowa native and has worked as a customer service representative for Alpine since 2016. When asked what ignites a passion for her work, Lara described, “I like to fix problems and think in different ways or logistically to find solutions.” Her favorite moments with customers are helping them set...

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Brody Gavin, Technology Manager for Alpine Communications

Meet the Crew – Brody Gavin

April 23, 2020

Alpine Communications is pleased to announce the promotion of Brody Gavin to Technology Manager, overseeing the IT operations. Brody joined the team as a broadband technician in September 2019 and subsequently moved into the IT department as a data network technician.  Brody brings more than nine years of telecommunications experience from Windstream, Maquoketa Valley REC, and Marne Elk Horn Telephone.  He received his Telecommunications Engineering Technology degree from Kirkwood Community College and is currently working on his CompTIA Network +...

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Woman using a computer in modern home

COVID-19 Remote Work Tips

March 18, 2020

As we try to curb the spread of COVID-19, many employers are giving people the opportunity to work from home. Here are some tips to stay focused and productive: Set up a workspace. It can be a folding table and chair, but try to make sure it is away from any family members who might also be at home. For more information about setting up a home workspace, visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207306. Stick to your routine. If you have a routine before...

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We Believe Communities Thrive When They Are Connected 

December 11, 2019

I am sure many of you have seen our statement regarding Alpine Communications’ commitment to the communities we serve: “We believe connected communities become thriving communities,” but are curious about what that looks like each and every day. This statement can be best exemplified by comments and stories shared by your favorite Alpine Communications’ staff member. Each week Alpine employees share their most notable success story of the week. I’m confident it will come as no surprise to you that our employees take great pride in being able to assist you in connecting with...

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Alpine Nest Pro

Smart Devices – DIY or DIFM

June 27, 2019

Alpine Makes the Choice Clear Spare time is a rare commodity these days. Between work, families, school, chores, and other commitments – who has time to tackle technology? If you are part of the 1-in-4 Americans who are interested in a video doorbell this year, what is keeping you from installing one? For many, the first step holding them back is choosing the right technology.  The vast array of smart home devices to choose is overwhelming, and selecting the right...

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Small Business Owners: Protect Your Tech with Cybersecurity

April 29, 2019

Did you know two-thirds of all cyber-attacks are directed at small business and that number is expected to rise? Cybersecurity is a top concern for many businesses. We hear daily news reports of data breaches, identity theft, and cybercrime. The risk is compounded by the increasingly sophisticated hackers who target businesses of all sizes with online threats such as malware, ransomware, and phishing emails. Let’s face it, most small businesses are not prepared or are adequately protected to thrive in...

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