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FIBER INTERNET CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: DEC. 2017

FIBER INTERNET CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: DEC. 2017

As we close the chapter on 2017, here is an update on our fiber project. We know some of you have been waiting for what feels like forever, but we are over half-way done. In fact, we’re about to enter year four of five. This project covers hundreds of miles of...

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A Thanksgiving Meal to Honor our Vets

A Thanksgiving Meal to Honor our Vets

We have partnered with the Cassopolis VFW’s Ladies Auxiliary #10704 to serve a free Thanksgiving meal to local vets, their families and friends on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The meal will be served at the VFW, 131 S. Broadway St., Cassopolis. “We...

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2018 Fiber Internet Construction Plan

2018 Fiber Internet Construction Plan

Time flies when you’ve having fun, and we’re having a blast bringing fiber internet to our southwest Michigan members. In a couple of short months, we’ll begin year four of our five-year deployment. We still remember the day we lit our first customer, and we’ll end...

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MEC “Changes the Landscape” with Days of Service

MEC “Changes the Landscape” with Days of Service

In early October, over 140 Midwest Energy & Communications (MEC) employees and contractors rolled up their sleeves on behalf of local community organizations and efforts through the Changing the Landscape Days of Service. On Thursday, Oct. 5, about 130 southwest...

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Triple Plays and Homeruns

Triple Plays and Homeruns

I love baseball, and was hoping this was the year my beloved Detroit Tigers would make it back to this month’s World Series. But I realized very early in the season that post-season play wouldn’t be in the cards for us. Like most fans, I love the energy and excitement...

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What Zone Will Be First 2018 Fiber Internet Build?

What Zone Will Be First 2018 Fiber Internet Build?

What’s better in the fall than college football, the changing of the colors, and all things pumpkin spice? The big announcement of the first fiber build of 2018! We now have nearly 5500 subscribers actively using our fiber internet service, and are adding about 250...

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Get Your Best WiFi Signal

Get Your Best WiFi Signal

We want you to have the very best experience possible with your fiber internet, but did you know your WiFi can be affected by things other than your internet speed? Read on to learn about the top four things you can do to get the best WiFi signal. Use the latest and...

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Celebrating a Bright Future Together

Celebrating a Bright Future Together

They say good things come in threes, and the changes happening at Midwest are proof of just that. A new building, a new name and a new logo. Last year we began planning and building for the future as we realized we could no longer function safely or efficiently at our...

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Strengthening Schools Grants Available

Strengthening Schools Grants Available

We are now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Strengthening Schools Grant program. In January, grants totaling just over $30,000 were awarded to 22 public schools across the co-op service territory. Grants are funded through MEC’s partnership with Touchstone...

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Father, Son, 5,000 Strong

Father, Son, 5,000 Strong

Fiber internet fever continues to spread across southwest Michigan, and in August, we reached a major milestone: our 5,000th installation. This celebration was special not only because it marked a significant milestone in our efforts to bridge the rural digital...

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