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Press Release -- November 30th, 2011
Source: Enventis
Tags: Video

HickoryTech Launches My Life My Internet Video Contest; Students and Teachers to Share their Love of the Internet

Winning videos will be broadcast on HickoryTech Digital TV network, HickoryTech social media websites and on hickorytech.com
Mankato, Minn. – Nov. 30, 2011 – HickoryTech (NASDAQ:HTCO, news, filings) announces today it is accepting entries for its My Life My Internet video contest.  As a leading regional broadband provider, HickoryTech wants to encourage broadband adoption and encourage students and educators to share their stories about why the Internet is important in their lives.  The contest, which targets entries from the HickoryTech service area, requires video submissions that present ideas around how students and teachers connect, learn, recharge, study and socialize at school and at home using broadband Internet access.

HickoryTech will award contest winners a hand-held video camera, as well as five hand-held video camera’s for their school.  “HickoryTech supports technology integration in the classroom and wants to provide an incentive for students, teachers and schools to adopt new technologies which help students enhance learning through broadband adoption,” said Jennifer Spaude, director of Investor Relations and Marketing.

Complete contest details and rules are available at www.hickorytech.com/MyLifeMyInternet. All entries must be submitted by January 31, 2012.

About HickoryTech 
HickoryTech Corporation (NASDAQ: HTCO), a regional communications company headquartered in Mankato, Minn., offers integrated communication products and services to business and residential customers over a regional fiber network. The company, founded in 1898, has approximately 460 employees. The Telecom Sector, with facilities-based operations in Minnesota and Iowa, offers local voice, long distance, high-speed Internet, Digital TV and IP networking services to residential and business customers. In addition, the Telecom Sector develops telecom and carrier access billing solutions and customer management systems. Enventis provides IP-based voice, data and network solutions to businesses across in a five-state region. For more information, visit www.hickorytech.com.

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