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The New York State Telecommunications Association (NYSTA) understands the importance of broadband access for all individuals, families, and businesses to facilitate education, create work opportunities, and promote economic growth for all New Yorkers. NYSTA member companies are embedded in their communities and play a key role in their community’s health and vibrancy. Our members participate […]

New Mid-Hudson Region Area Code Takes Effect

For Immediate Release: 03/17/23 Rory M. Christian, Chair Contact: James Denn | James.Denn@dps.ny.gov | (518) 474-7080 http://www.dps.ny.gov http://twitter.com/NYSDPS New Mid-Hudson Region Area Code Takes Effect 23031 / 21-C-0600 New 329 Area Code for Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester Counties Need for New Area Code Signals Strong Regional Economic Demand […]

Northland Communications introduces the BU (Business Unlimited) Connector.

Northland Communications Debuts New Feature that Combines Company’s Powerful Cloud-Based Collaboration Solution with Microsoft Teams A free webinar with an overview and demo is scheduled for April 19th. [Syracuse, NY, March 6, 2023] Northland Communications, a Central New York-based telecommunications provider, is debuting a brand-new feature; the BU (Business Unlimited) Connector. Northland’s cloud-based collaboration solution, Business […]

Northland Communications announces new Distributed Denial-of-Service Protection

Local telecommunications company adds a significant part to its enterprise security threat landscape [Syracuse, NY, February 27, 2023] Northland Communications, a Central New York-based telecommunications provider, announced extended security and protection to its dedicated internet to offset distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. DDoS mitigation is the process of protecting a target from a distributed denial-of service attack. […]

Champlain Technology Group

The Champlain Technology Group is a telecommunications company providing residential and commercial telephone service to Champlain, Mooers, Rouses Point and Altona, New York. Since 1903, CTG has built and maintained its entire local communications network while providing local customer service. With more than 100 years of experience, CTG is well established in the communities it […]

NYSTA 100th Annual Conference One For the Record Books

What began with the first NYSTA Annual Conference held in Albany in 1922 reached the 100 year milestone recently at the Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs. While, the number of companies represented was down from the original thousand telecom companies serving individual villages and towns back in 1922, the industry was well represented. The program […]

Congressperson Raises Concerns On State DOT Fiber Optic Fee

After leading the nation in adopting policies that support Broadband deployment with its New NY Broadband Grant Program, NY reversed course in 2019 with the adoption of a new Right of Way fee (think tax) for placing fiber optic cable along State roads. Revenues to be generated by the fee have been estimated as high […]

NYSTA Announces New President

​Craig J. Miller has been named NYSTA’s new President to replace Robert Puckett, who has retired after 34 years of service to the organization, the last 21 years as President. Craig joins NYSTA effective January 3, 2022 Formerly with New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E), Craig has extensive […]