NEWS AND EVENTS

June 2018 Fiber Internet Construction Update

June 2018 Fiber Internet Construction Update

On Monday we hit another amazing milestone: 7000 active fiber internet subscribers. And we’re still growing at the speed of light, so to speak. In April we announced the price decrease on our top-tier packages, and more than 625 people signed up for new service since...

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FBI Warns: Reboot Your Router

Over the Memorial Day weekend, the FBI urged individuals to reboot their routers to help thwart malware that has been circulating throughout the US. If you currently use the MEC-issued router, you do not need to reboot at this time. However, if you use an...

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Celebrating Apprentice Lineworker JMAP Graduation

The Joint Michigan Apprentice Program (JMAP) recently celebrated its first class of apprentices to become journeymen electrical lineworkers. The inaugural class celebrated the graduation of 18 apprentice linemen from 13 Michigan utilities that collectively span...

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Strengthening School Grant Applications Available

Strengthening School Grant Applications Available

Midwest Energy & Communications (MEC) is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Strengthening Schools Grant program. In January, 21 grants totaling $30,000 were awarded to 18 public schools across the co-op service territory. Grants are funded through MEC’s...

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Introducing Distribution Automation

Introducing Distribution Automation

Several years ago, the MEC board committed to a major investment in our southwest Michigan electric distribution grid, incorporating a robust, two-way fiber communications infrastructure for both utility and member benefit. Our goal was to make our already smart grid...

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Fiber Internet Open Houses

Fiber Internet Open Houses

Join us in Cass 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: LEARN how FIBER internet is different from other platforms and how...

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April 2018 Fiber Internet Construction Update

April 2018 Fiber Internet Construction Update

“Having this service installed was like going from the Middle Ages of Internet to the Present instantly! I am now able to do all of the things I only wished I could do before. I am really happy about getting connected to this marvelous technology. Thank you MEC!”...

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Another Propane Heating Season for the Records

Another Propane Heating Season for the Records

Today is a snow-globe kind of day. The snow is gently falling to the ground, creating a beautiful view from my second story window. I was mesmerized by the scene, then jolted back to reality as a huge transport truck drove through the gate and pulled up to our three...

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Hance Speaks on Rural Broadband at USDA Summit

Hance Speaks on Rural Broadband at USDA Summit

Robert Hance, president/CEO of Midwest Energy & Communications, addressed the role of rural electric cooperatives as a change agent in bridging the rural digital divide today during the 94th Annual USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum in Arlington, VA. Hance was a panelist...

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