Spectrum Launches Gigabit Broadband in Missaukee County, Michigan

Spectrum Launches Gigabit Broadband in Missaukee County, Michigan


Community Buildout is A part of Spectrum’s $5 Billion, Multiyear Rural Digital Alternative Fund (RDOF) Funding in Rural Broadband

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Spectrum immediately introduced the launch of Spectrum Web, Cell, TV and Voice companies to greater than 760 houses and small companies in parts of Bloomfield, Butterfield, Caldwell, Enterprise, Lake, and Pioneer Townships, Michigan. Spectrum’s newly constructed fiber-optic community buildout in Missaukee County is a part of the corporate’s roughly $5 billion RDOF-related funding in unserved rural communities, which incorporates $1 billion gained within the Federal Communications Fee’s (FCC) RDOF public sale. Spectrum’s rural broadband growth challenge is anticipated to proceed into 2025 and the corporate will activate service because it expands all through Missaukee County. The corporate’s RDOF growth will present broadband entry to roughly 1 million buyer areas as estimated by the FCC throughout 24 states within the coming years, together with 36,000 in Michigan.

On October 13, Spectrum hosted a Broadband Launch occasion with native and state elected officers. The occasion was created to announce the development within the county in addition to present updates on the construct. Held on the Centennial Stahl Occasion Barn, the pastoral setting was a becoming location to launch the challenge.

“Spectrum is bringing gigabit broadband to unserved communities throughout America by RDOF,” mentioned Thomas Yates, Vice President of Development main Spectrum’s Michigan and Indiana buildouts. “Our funding is making it potential to ship the high-value broadband, cellular, TV and voice companies now accessible in Lake Township. We’re offering native residents and small companies superior connectivity at extremely aggressive costs, backed by a staff of expert native technicians and U.S.-based customer support.”

Broadband Speeds as much as 1 Gbps, Plus Cash-Saving Cell Choices and 85,000 On Demand Decisions

Spectrum Web delivers speeds as much as 1 Gbps and Superior WiFi for each residential clients and small enterprise shoppers, that includes beginning speeds of 300 Mbps, with no modem charges, knowledge caps or contracts. Spectrum Enterprise Web provides its shoppers plans with beginning obtain speeds of 300 Mbps, with 600 Mbps and 1 Gbps choices.

“Due to the partnership between Constitution and the FCC, high-speed web has arrived on the doorsteps of Michiganders who beforehand had unreliable or no web entry at residence or work,” mentioned U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman. “This is a vital step to carry connectivity to all of Michigan and assist shut the digital divide in our state.”

“I’ve been a steadfast advocate for increasing entry to dependable web for Michigan’s rural populations,” mentioned State Senator Michelle Hoitenga. “Our continued partnership with Spectrum by the RDOF program helps obtain this objective for our most arduous to achieve communities.”

Spectrum Web delivers the quickest web and WiFi obtain speeds within the nation*and in addition exceeded marketed obtain and add speeds for all tiers measured — even throughout peak weeknight utilization between 7 and 11 p.m. — in accordance with the FCC’s most up-to-date “Measuring Broadband America Fastened Broadband Report” issued in January 2023.

“With Spectrum’s assist, extra elements of Missaukee County now have entry to high-speed web at their houses and companies,” mentioned State Consultant Ken Borton. “This partnership helps enhance our neighborhood by elevated entry to training assets, telemedicine, distant work, and a lot extra.”

Spectrum additionally was a day one participant within the Federal Communications Fee’s (FCC) Inexpensive Connectivity Program (ACP), which makes high quality, high-speed web service accessible at a low — and even at no — value to eligible households in monetary want. All Spectrum Web plans are eligible for ACP credit, and since clients usually are not locked right into a contract, households can all the time select the correct broadband plan to fulfill their altering wants.

Together with a number of broadband choices, Spectrum companies now accessible additionally embrace Spectrum Cell and Spectrum TV®. Spectrum Cell is the nation’s fastest-growing cellular supplier** and combines with Spectrum Web and Superior House WiFi to offer seamless connectivity inside and outdoors the house. Spectrum Cell supplies clients entry to nationwide 5G at nice worth, with Limitless traces beginning at $29.99 a month, in addition to By the Gig choices.

Spectrum TV provides greater than 270 HD channels and entry to 85,000 On Demand films and exhibits. Utilizing the Spectrum TV App — the highest-rated pay TV streaming app within the U.S.*** — viewers can stream content material throughout a rising variety of platforms, together with iOS and Android cellular gadgets, Xbox One, Kindle Hearth, Samsung Sensible TVs, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, XUMO TVs and PCs.

Native residents and enterprise homeowners ought to go to spectrumruralexpansion.com to be taught extra about when their residence or enterprise could possibly obtain Spectrum companies.

* Based mostly on evaluation by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® knowledge U.S. median fastened obtain speeds for Q1 2023. Ookla emblems used below license and reprinted with permission.

** Based mostly on yr finish 2022 subscriber knowledge amongst high 3 carriers.

***iOS (App Retailer) and Android (Google Play) common rankings as of April 1, 2023. Apps will need to have at the very least 150k critiques by mixture of iOS & Android retailer critiques as of April 1, 2023.

About Spectrum

Spectrum is a set of superior communications companies supplied by Constitution Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), a number one broadband connectivity firm and cable operator serving greater than 32 million clients in 41 states. Over a complicated communications community, the corporate provides a full vary of state-of-the-art residential and enterprise companies together with Spectrum Web®TV, Cell and Voice.

For small and medium-sized corporations, Spectrum Enterprise® delivers the identical suite of broadband services and products coupled with particular options and purposes to boost productiveness, whereas for bigger companies and authorities entities, Spectrum Enterprise supplies extremely personalized, fiber-based options. Spectrum Attain® delivers tailor-made promoting and manufacturing for the fashionable media panorama. The corporate additionally distributes award-winning information protection and sports activities programming to its clients by Spectrum Networks. Extra details about Constitution will be discovered at company.constitution.com.

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