December 18, 2018, Aurora, Neb — Hamilton Relay announced today that it is opening a new captioning center in Columbus, Georgia. The new center which will be located at 1501 13thStreet in Columbus will begin training customer service call center operators in January with operations expected to begin in February, 2018. Hamilton plans to immediately hire between 50-100 new employees for a variety of positions, including: administrative support, human resources representative, recruiter, IT technician, supervisors, trainers, and customer service call center operators. Once fully operational, the center is expected to employ approximately 150 employees. The hours of operation will initially be [...]
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January 5, 2018, Aurora, Neb. – Hamilton Telecommunications is excited to announce that it is once again participating in the 2018 Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) annual college scholarship program to help further higher education among rural youth. FRS awards a one-time $2,500 scholarship to students from rural America for their first year of college, university or vocational-technical school. Each student is sponsored by an NTCA member company. FRS funds $2,000 of each scholarship, and Hamilton awards the remaining $500. The FRS College Scholarship Program seeks to encourage students to return to their rural communities upon completing their education. Students may [...]
Leading Telecommunications Company announces plans to expand its service offerings to deliver critical 911 services. September 5th, 2017, Aurora, Neb. —Hamilton Telecommunications, a leading telecommunications and technology service provider, is excited to announce that it has recently launched a new business line that will deliver Next Generation 911 (NG911) services. Hamilton NG911, Inc. is the most recent addition to the company’s diverse service offerings and is a reflection of its ongoing investment in continued growth. Hamilton NG911 is seeking and responding to bid opportunities that would allow the company to begin delivering this specialized service for states or regional entities. The [...]
Hamilton Telecommunications Announces Winner in National College Scholarship Program for Rural Youthadmin 2017-06-28T21:35:23+00:00
June 15, 2017 Aurora, Neb - Hamilton Telecommunications is pleased to announce that Dalton Peters was selected to receive a $5,000 academic scholarship by the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) the philanthropic arm of NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association. The $5,000 scholarship was one of four exclusive Staurulakis Family (JSI) Scholarships, given to exceptional students who plan on studying in the STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) field. The FRS scholarship program awarded over $100,000 in scholarships to rural youth across the United States. Out of over 1,500 applications received this year, forty seven scholarships were awarded. Four recipients were selected to [...]
May 15, 2017, Aurora, Neb. — Local technology and telecommunications company Hamilton Telecommunications announced that it is expanding its fiber network to serve all of its subscribers within the Hamilton Telephone local exchange in Hamilton County and the surrounding areas with direct fiber optic connections. The company is currently implementing plans to deliver fiber to the home for customers in the communities and rural areas of Aurora, Hampton, Giltner, Marquette, Hordville, Stockham, Phillips, Doniphan and Trumbull. The company has already begun the project to transition 100% of its customer base to fiber. An early adopter of fiber optic technology, Hamilton began [...]
February 2, 2017, Aurora, Neb. — Hamilton Relay, Inc., a national leader in the telecommunications relay and captioned telephone services industry, announced today that it has resumed operations and training classes in Albany, Georgia. After a severe storm demolished Hamilton's relay center, the company and the owner of the center, Carter Properties, immediately established plans to re-build. Re-construction of the center at 2231 Dawson Road is currently underway and expected to be completed by Spring of 2017. In the meantime, Hamilton Relay has secured two temporary locations and has resumed operations in Albany. "First and foremost, Hamilton is grateful that the [...]
Aurora, Neb, – December 15, 2016 – Hamilton Telecommunications is excited to announce that it is once again participating in the 2017 Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) annual college scholarship program to help further higher education among rural youth. FRS awards a one-time $2,500 scholarship to students from rural America for their first year of college, university or vocational-technical school. Each student is sponsored by an NTCA member company. FRS funds $2,000 of each scholarship, and the sponsoring company awards the remaining $500. The FRS College Scholarship Program seeks to encourage students to return to their rural communities upon completing their [...]
Hamilton Relay Awarded 3rd Consecutive Contract to Provide Relay and Captioned Telephone (CapTel®) Service in Georgiaadmin 2017-06-21T15:10:27+00:00
AURORA, Nebraska – MAY 17, 2016 – The Georgia Public Service Commission awarded Hamilton Relay a third consecutive contract to provide Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Services for the state of Georgia. The new contract went into effect on April 1, 2016 following a competitive procurement process. Georgia Relay, a program of the Georgia Public Service Commission, provides 24-hour service that allows individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to communicate with family, friends and businesses over the phone. “Relay service is essential for thousands of individuals in Georgia who rely on the service to communicate [...]
Hamilton Relay Awarded 2nd Consecutive Contract to Provide Relay and Captioned Telephone (CapTel®) Service in Montanaadmin 2017-06-21T15:10:34+00:00
Aurora, Nebraska – May 3, 2016 – The State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has awarded Hamilton Relay a second consecutive contract to provide Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Services to the residents of Montana. The new contract was awarded following a competitive procurement process and began February 28, 2016. It ensures that relay users in the state of Montana will continue to receive the same top quality relay service they have become accustomed to from Hamilton Relay, a leading provider of Telecommunications Relay and Captioned Telephone Services. Montana Relay, a program of the Montana Telecommunications Access [...]
Aurora, Nebraska – March 21, 2016 Hamilton Telecommunications today announced that it has installed a new softswitch, the Metaswitch VP6010 Integrated Softswitch, replacing its previous Lucent Digital 5ESS Switch. The recent installation allows the company to offer new residential and business calling feature services available in its local telephone exchange. Hamilton Telecommunications offers a full range of residential and business voice services and will be adding greater capabilities, including customer management of features through a web portal, to complement its robust telecommunications and broadband DSL Internet service offerings. "Over the past few years, we have known that our existing switch was [...]