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$37,000 will be donated to environmental causes

(July 21, 2016) – Cellcom is now accepting applications for the 2016 Green Gifts program. Through Green Gifts, Cellcom donates proceeds from its cell phone recycling program to local organizations, programs and projects that are dedicated to or support environmental sustainability.

The program launched in 2010 to protect the environment and support conservation in Central and Northeast Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Green Gifts complete the green cycle that starts with consumers being environmentally conscious and recycling their old handsets. Cellcom is proud to support organizations of all sizes, whose work is impacting the community and building a greener tomorrow.

Green Gifts can be used to support organizations, programs and projects that:

  • Address a community-based issue that relates to the environment.

  • Focus on reducing negative impact on the environment.

  • Provide environmental education programs for children.

  • Provide educational opportunities for adults to learn about environmental sustainability, including training or leadership development.

  • Foster water conservation; protection of our air, landscape and water, or wildlife preservation.

This year a total of $37,000 will be donated across Cellcom’s service area. Applications must be submitted by September 25. The online application and additional criteria can be found at www.cellcom.com/events.html.   

 

Cellcom is an innovative wireless company that provides nationwide service for its customer base throughout Wisconsin and Michigan, with nearly 70 retail and agent locations. Cellcom is respected for its long-standing reputation of delivering extraordinary customer care, being a strong community partner, and for its renowned network, which is customized to its rural markets. As a subsidiary of Nsight, Cellcom is part of a family of companies offering complete telecommunications services.

 

New location to open July 25

 

Green Bay, WI (July 20, 2016) - Cellcom’s retail location in Bellevue will soon make a short move to better serve its customers. The current location on Central Drive will permanently close on Sunday, July 24 at 4 p.m. with the new location at 2360 Costco Way opening at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 25. The new location offers a larger showroom to further enhance the customer experience.

The location will also feature a repair center. The repair center currently located at the De Pere (Mid Valley Dr.) store will relocate to Bellevue on Monday, August 1. The repair center will be open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

“With the opportunity to have a larger space in Bellevue, relocating the repair center offered us the opportunity to better serve customers on the east side, as well as the lakeshore communities who may drive to the area for our repair service,” said Dan Fabry, COO of Cellcom.

The new store’s hours will remain the same: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The phone number for Cellcom’s Bellevue location will remain 920-617-7400.

Cellcom also has a repair office on Green Bay’s west side, 1660 W. Mason St. This location has been open since February 2015.

Cellcom offers 4G LTE, 3G and voice service and has nationwide coverage, plans with shareable data and the most popular smartphones. For more information visit www.cellcom.com

Green Bay, WI (June 14, 2016) – Cellcom has selected 16 graduating high school seniors from across its service area to receive $750 scholarships. 

The winners are: Kayla Buss (Lincoln High School), Tyler Nelson (St. Mary Catholic High School), Samuel Jasmer (Bay Port High School), Nicole Batterman (Wausau West High School), Danielle Bossler (Oostburg High School), Arianna Vorpahl (Sheboygan South High School), Amber Trilling (Appleton North High School), Alexander Prust (Gibraltar High School), Emma Dramm (Roncalli High School), Arabella Schmitt (Wausau East High School), Marissa Hartman (Antigo High School), Areonna Schreiber (Antigo High School), Elija Eisfeldt (Neillsville High School), Adam Bartz (Shawano Community High School), Jennifer Kinjerski (Green Bay Preble High School) and Sawyer Koch (Oconto High School).

“Our scholarship application emphasizes community involvement, which is a core value of our business. Each of our recipients has gone above and beyond in his or her community to make a difference. We are honored to applaud the efforts of these exceptional students and support their continuing education,” said Brighid Riordan, director of public affairs at Cellcom.

In addition to community involvement, recipients were selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school activities, honors, work experience and an essay on community impact.

Applicants were also required to reside within a county in Wisconsin or Michigan where Cellcom operates and be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical school.

Cellcom is an innovative wireless company that provides nationwide service for its customer base throughout Wisconsin and Michigan, with nearly 70 retail and agent locations. Cellcom is respected for its long-standing reputation of delivering extraordinary customer care, being a strong community partner, and for its renowned network, which is customized to its rural markets. As a subsidiary of Nsight, Cellcom is part of a family of companies offering complete telecommunications services.


Pulaski, WI (June 14, 2016) - Nsight Telservices is proud to announce Pulaski High School seniors Katie Anderson and Skylar Prentice as the recipients of the 2016 Ray J. Riordan Scholarship. Each student was awarded a $750 scholarship.

The Ray J. Riordan Scholarship was established in 1989 to recognize a Pulaski High School senior who serves as an editor for the Pulaski News. The Pulaski News is the oldest student-run community newspaper in the United States and Ray J. Riordan served as an editor in its early years. Ray was the son of Daniel and Florence Riordan, the first generation of the Riordan family to be involved in the telephone company.

The scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors and exceptional work at the Pulaski News.

“Supporting post-secondary education is important to Nsight Telservices,” said Brighid Riordan, director of public affairs at Nsight Telservices. “The Pulaski News is a valued part of this community and we are proud to support the hard work the student editors put in to this publication. We applaud their efforts and wish them the best in their future endeavors.”

Nsight Telservices offers world-class telecommunication solutions with exceptional customer experience. Residential offerings include high-speed Internet, voice, and cable television. Business offerings include transport and wavelength solutions, voice services, Internet, business Ethernet, business telephone systems and converged services. Nsight, parent company of Nsight Telservices and Cellcom, is a premier communications provider throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. To learn more about Nsight Telservices, visit www.nsighttel.com


Green Bay, WI (June 13, 2016) - Nsight Telservices is proud to announce its recipients of the 2016 Wisconsin State Telecommunications Foundation scholarship. Winners include Liza Leja (Oconto Falls High School), Ally Magnin (Oconto Falls High School), Cassandra Dumke (Florence High School), Alyssa Plemel (Niagara High School), Timothy Prestby (Pulaski High School), and Elena Garcia (Two Rivers High School).

A total of 33 high school students in the state received this award. Nsight Telservices selected each of the local students for the $1500 scholarship.

Nsight Telservices was also pleased to select Graham Welch to receive a $500 scholarship. He was one of seven students in the state receive this award.

The Foundation is part of the Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association (WSTA), which is a trade organization representing 70 telephone companies and cooperatives in Wisconsin. In addition to the 40 scholarships for graduating high school students, the foundation awarded five $750 scholarships to second-year students enrolled in Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College’s two-year telecommunications program.

Selections are based on financial need, desire to continue education and demonstrated ability. Since 1966, the Foundation has awarded more than $1.4 million to 1,180 students.

Nsight Telservices offers world-class telecommunication solutions with exceptional customer experience. Residential offerings include high-speed Internet, voice, and cable television for customers in the greater Pulaski, Two Rivers, Newton, Niagara and Abrams areas. Business offerings include transport and wavelength solutions, voice services, Internet, business Ethernet, business telephone systems and converged services. Nsight, parent company of Nsight Telservices and Cellcom, is a premier communications provider throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. To learn more about Nsight Telservices, visit www.nsighttel.com

 


Green Bay, WI (June 1, 2016) – Diane Schwartz, CISSP, has been named director of information security, risk and compliance for Nsight. Schwartz will work collaboratively with business unit leaders to continuously improve awareness of information security issues and apply security enhancements to further safeguard the company. The new director will oversee risk and vulnerability management, security incident response and disaster recovery planning, security assessments and penetration testing, and ensure compliance with industry standards.

Schwartz has 17 years of experience in information security, risk and compliance management. In her most recent positions, she served as the global director of information security and compliance for large companies within the retail and telecommunications industries.

Nsight is the parent company of Cellcom, Nsight Telservices, and Nsight Tower. The family of companies provides complete telecommunications services, including wireless and fiber-based services to residential and business customers, along with tower erection and maintenance services in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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