Great Plains Communication Residential Blog

Find ideas to maximize your Great Plains Communications services, tech tips, and learn about upcoming shows and other exciting trends and news in our bi-weekly blog!

2019 Fall Show Premieres

Fall show premieres are just about here and you won’t want to miss a moment! Great Plains Communications has found some of our favorite premieres starting this month with new storylines, as well as familiar faces bringing horror, drama and comedy. Unbelievable –...

Tailgating Recipes for the Start of Football Season

Not only are we approaching a long holiday weekend, but it is the start to the Nebraska Cornhusker football season! Saturday, August 31 marks the first game as we take on the South Alabama Jaguars at home in Memorial Stadium at 11 AM. The game will be aired on ESPN....

Staying Secure with Tech Home this School Year

Staying Secure with Tech Home this School Year

The school year has started, and kids are coming home with tablets rather than books. That is another device to keep track of around the house. Our lives have become a constant stream of information through news feeds, search engines, emails, and reviews - all...

2019 Back-to-School Promotion

2019 Back-to-School Promotion

Education has evolved into a digital learning platform. Kids are being sent home with URLs to visit rather than books to read. And it isn’t just high school and college, but younger grades as well. While you have checked off a backpack and notebooks from the supply...

Join Our Team!

 Ready to reach your full potential? Join the Great Plains Communications team. We employ over 240 people across Nebraska, with half of our employees living and working in the towns where we provide service. Our employees proudly represent our commitment to providing...

Tips on Spotting a Phishing Email

Tips on Spotting a Phishing Email

It is Shark Week on Discovery! But don't think the only threats are in the water, there could be phishing going on right in your inbox. Countless phishing or spam emails are sent every day all over the world. They might congratulate you on winning a great sum of cash...

What to Expect From Discovery’s Shark Week

What to Expect From Discovery’s Shark Week

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week starts this Sunday, July 28. You can get ready for shark trivia, stories of true-life near-death experiences and much more shocking entertainment. Great Plains Communications has included some highlights of the 20 hours of shark...

Streaming Services Continue to Rise in Emmy Nominations

Streaming Services Continue to Rise in Emmy Nominations

The 2019 Emmy nominations have been released and while much buzz is around Game of Thrones, another conversation is happening – the growth of streaming services in the award rankings. The past few years, HBO and Netflix have fought it out to top the Emmy nomination...

Tips to Keeping Devices Safe on Summer Trips

Tips to Keeping Devices Safe on Summer Trips

Summer vacations are something we all look forward to at every age. Soaking up some rays by the lake, experiencing a new place or just relaxing with the family. While the car ride used to be filled with yelling out states as you spotted them on passing license plates...

Tips to Keeping Your Electronics Safe in the Summer Heat

Tips to Keeping Your Electronics Safe in the Summer Heat

We are in the middle of summer and the temperatures are staying hot and steady. Are you keeping your electronics cool through the heat? Extreme heat can be potentially detrimental to your expensive gadgets. Great Plains Communications has some tips on keeping not only...

Our Favorite Apps for Summer

Our Favorite Apps for Summer

Have you been trying to find ways to make the most out of summer? There are tons of apps to keep in mind that can assist in travel, connecting with the community, connecting with nature and getting your kids engaged. Great Plains Communications has found a few of our...

Fourth of July Side Dishes and Food Safety

Soon coolers will be packed, smoke bombs will be used as bug repellent and family gatherings will be color-coded with red, white and blue. As you prepare to celebrate Fourth of July with family and friends, don’t stress about what dish to take to the party. Great...

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