Broadband Technology Opportunities Program

Merit Network Lights REACH-3MC Network from Muskegon to HartMerit Network Inc. announced Friday the completion of approximately 43 miles of their REACH-3MC network build-out between Muskegon and Hart.
Merit Network Installs First REACH-3MC II 'Telecom Hut' in EscanabaMerit Network Inc. announced the installation of the first telecommunications hut as part of the REACH-3MC II broadband stimulus project. The hut was successfully deployed on the campus of Bay de Noc Community College.
Merit Network, Enventis To Share BTOP Broadband Build in Minnesota, WisconsinMerit Network Inc. and Enventis, a subsidiary of Hickory Tech (Nasdaq: HTCO), announced they will work together to save taxpayer dollars on their respective Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) projects.
Merit, Allband Join Forces on Broadband Expansion ProjectsAnn Arbor-based Merit Network Inc. and the Curran-based Allband Communications Cooperative said Tuesday that they will work together to save taxpayer money on their Broadband Technology Opportunities Program and Broadband Initiative Program projects, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, better known as the federal stimulus.