Business Connections by Adams

2 S P R I N G 2 0 1 9 The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) emphasizes preparation. It’s tag line is “Prepared. For Life. ™ ” So in honor of this issue’s Business Spotlight on the Mississippi Valley Council of the BSA, we’ve focused on helping businesses prepare for the challenges ahead. One such challenge is meeting the fast-growing need for bandwidth. On page 3, you’ll learn that Programs Help Bring Fiber to More Rural Areas and enable Adams and other providers to deliver much faster Internet speeds. Turn to pages 4 and 5 for the Business Spotlight on Mississippi Valley Council. It’s prepared to stay connected to scouts, families, staff, volunteers, and community members through the use of Fiber Internet and phone solutions from Adams. We’re honored to partner with the Mississippi Valley Council and applaud its contributions to young people in our area. The Business Benefits of Giving Back are shared on page 6, followed by advice on When to Email, When to Chat, and When to Call on page 7. Both of these articles contain information to prepare you for better decision-making in common situations. Our communications technology is designed to meet your requirements today as well as prepare your business for tomorrow. Contact us for customized recommendations. Sincerely, Jim Broemmer Chief Executive Officer Adams BUSINESS SALES: 217-214-8708 OFFICE LOCATIONS: 405 Emminga Road Golden, IL 62339 3555 N. 24th Street Quincy, IL 62305 Business Connections is a publication of Adams Telephone Co-Operative. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, electronic, photocopying, recording, mechanical, or otherwise without the prior written permission of Adams Telephone Co-Operative. All rights are reserved. EDITORIAL AND CIRCULATION CONTACT: Bridgette Northern 217-696-8435 TRADEMARKS: All brand names and product names used in this publication are trade names, service marks, trademarks, or registered trademarks of their respective owners. ADDITIONAL ISSUES: Extra issues are available to business customers on a limited basis while supplies last. Contact Bridgette Northern at 217-696-8435. POSTMASTER SEND CHANGES TO: Bridgette Northern Adams Telephone Co-Operative 3555 N. 24th Street Quincy, IL 62305 Copyright © 2019 by Adams Telephone Co-Operative and Cornerstone Publishing Group, Inc. BUSINESS connections