NEWS AND EVENTS

January 2019 Fiber Internet Construction Update

Welcome to 2019, the fifth and final year of our southwest Michigan deployment. Crews have made great progress on construction efforts for our 2019 build. Here’s a quick update for those of you still patiently waiting: Hartford/Covert: We started in Hartford, and...

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Fiber Internet Open Houses

Fiber Internet Open Houses

Join us at one of our upcoming fiber internet open houses to learn about our gold-standard service. We will host these events from 4 to 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month: DISCOVER streaming services and learn how you can cut the cord from...

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MEC Honored as a 269 Magazine Wonderful Workplace

MEC Honored as a 269 Magazine Wonderful Workplace

We are transforming the rural experience by bringing new opportunities to our consumers. We’re each challenged daily to live out our mission of delivering “first-in-class innovations and solutions where others won’t.” It’s a big, bold proposition, and one that we...

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SpartanSolar-MEC Solar Array Goes Live

SpartanSolar-MEC Solar Array Goes Live

The SpartanSolar-MEC 2,484 community solar array officially became energized on Dec. 19. When the sun is shining, the array is actively generating power and sending it to our power supplier, Wolverine Power Cooperative. Wolverine leads Michigan’s utilities with nearly...

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We’re Losing Ourselves For You

We’re Losing Ourselves For You

“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.” (Dr. Norman Vincent Peale) I recently shared this quote with our employee family. In its simplicity, it aptly defines our culture and what we do each and every day to...

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Spreading Christmas Cheer Throughout The Community

Spreading Christmas Cheer Throughout The Community

We love the Christmas season at MEC, and we especially love giving back to our neighbors and community. Here’s a recap of this year’s festivities: Adrian Our team from the Adrian Solutions Center went shopping to assist Associated Charities of Lenawee County with...

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TIPS FOR THE BEST WI-FI EXPERIENCE

TIPS FOR THE BEST WI-FI EXPERIENCE

Have you noticed Wi-Fi slow spots in your home? Many things can adversely affect Wi-Fi. Here are some tips to help you maximize your service: Get your furniture out of the way: Large pieces of furniture can act as a barrier to Wi-Fi. When it's practical and possible,...

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Paw Paw Students Participate in Food Drive

MEC recently helped students from the Paw Paw School District with their annual food drive. From Nov. 19 through Dec. 7, students from Paw Paw Middle School competed with each other to see who could bring in the most food to help the Paw Paw Lions Club build holiday...

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Elbow Grease and The Quest For Dry Gloves

Elbow Grease and The Quest For Dry Gloves

What do you get when you combine entrepreneurial spirit with the challenge of keeping active kids warm and dry in the winter? A mom who invents a creative, and environmentally-friendly way, to dry wet clothing. Meet Karen Smoots a Portage woman with two active boys...

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Honoring Our Veterans

Honoring Our Veterans

In honor and recognition of the men and women who fought for our freedoms, MEC employees recently participated in two Veterans Day programs. On Nov. 9, MEC sponsored an hour-long broadcast on WLEN radio as part of their annual Thank-A-Vet program benefitting the Dire...

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