Legal

Bylaws

The complete bylaws of NineStar™ Connect, which includes the merged Hancock Telecom and Central Indiana Power, can be found in this attachment:  BYLAWS

Terms and Conditions

NineStar Connect adopts and concurs in I.U.R.C. Tariff No. T-7 for its terms of service, rates and charges for the following:

A.  Indiana Universal Service Surcharge
B.  Low Income Programs consisting of Lifeline Assistance
C.  Dual Party Relay Services Surcharge

Internet

Actual throughput speeds may vary. Broadband availability is based on distance, equipment, and other factors. Please call our office to check availability in your area.

Local Rates
Does not include subscriber line charges or taxes.

Residential Long Distance
Must be a residential NineStar telephone subscriber to receive a Communication Connections or 2000 minute plan. Different long distance rates apply for International calls. Unless otherwise indicated, Subscriber Line Charges and taxes are not included. After allotted minutes are used in Communication Connections, long distance calls will be rated at 8 cents per minute.

After allotted minutes are used in 2000 Minute plan, long distance calls will be rated at 5 cents per minute. The company reserves the right to audit long distance usage under the 2000 minute plan. Availability, rates and conditions are subject to change.

Residential Electric Service Rate Schedule
NineStar Connect-Electric Division (NineStar) shall charge and collect for general residential and farm electric service on the following bases of availability, application, character of service, monthly rate, minimum charge, purchased power cost adjustment clause, and tax adjustment.

Change in Boundary Lines

LEGAL NOTICE
DUKE ENERGY INDIANA, LLC AND
HANCOCK RURAL TELEPHONE CORPORATION D/B/A
NINESTAR CONNECT
NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE CHANGE IN BOUNDARY LINES


DUKE ENERGY INDIANA, LLC (“Duke Energy Indiana”) and Hancock Rural
Telephone Corporation d/b/a NineStar Connect (“NineStar”), the surviving entity
following the merger of Hancock Rural Telephone Corporation and Hancock County
Rural Electric Membership Corporation, hereby give notice that on September 1, 2021, a
Joint Petition to Modify Service Area Boundaries and Request for Expedited Final Order
was filed with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission for approval to modify service
area boundaries between Duke Energy Indiana and NineStar associated with an area
south of West 200 North and east of North 700 West in Greenfield, Indiana, more
commonly known as Heron Creek Subdivision and an area adjacent thereto, located on
U.S.G.S. Facet Map Q-17-1 in Hancock County, Indiana pursuant to Ind. Code § 8-1-2.3-6.

Duke Energy Indiana, LLC
By: Stan Pinegar, President

LEGAL NOTICE
INDIANAPOLIS POWER & LIGHT COMPANY
D/B/A AES INDIANA
AND HANCOCK RURAL TELEPHONE CORPORATION
D/B/A NINESTAR CONNECT
NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE CHANGE IN BOUNDARY LINES

Indianapolis Power & Light Company d/b/a AES Indiana (“AES Indiana”) and Hancock Rural Telephone Corporation d/b/a NineStar Connect (“NineStar”) hereby give notice that on October 1, 2021, a Joint Petition was filed with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission for approval to modify service area boundaries between AES Indiana and NineStar associated with U.S.G.S. Facet Map No. Q-16-1 and  Q-17-1, Indiana, pursuant to Ind. Code § 8-1-2.3-6.

Hancock Rural Telephone Corporation
By: Michael Burrow, President & CEO