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A map of the new fiber optic connections in Charlevoix. Merit Network Inc. photo.

Merit Network, Charlevoix, Schools Partner to Improve Broadband

A new fiber-optic infrastructure agreement will have major benefits for the Charlevoix area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

Merit REACH-3MC Map 12-27-12

Merit Network To Dedicate High Speed Broadband In Hillsdale County

Merit Network Inc. will hold a fiber-optic infrastruture dedication for the Hillsdale community co commemorate the completion of a significant segment of Merit’s REACH-3MC Broadband Stimulus Project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

Merit REACH-3MC Map 12-27-12

Merit Network Lights REACH-3MC Network From Monroe To Traverse City

Merit Network Inc. announced Tuesday the completion of two key segments of their REACH-3MC network build-out: Beulah to Traverse City, and Centreville to Coldwater.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013

REACH - 3MC map November 2011

Merit Network Lights REACH-3MC Network from Muskegon to Hart

Merit Network Inc. announced Friday the completion of approximately 43 miles of their REACH-3MC network build-out between Muskegon and Hart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2012

REACH - 3MC map November 2011

Merit Network Installs First REACH-3MC II ‘Telecom Hut’ in Escanaba

Merit 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2012


Realtors Tout State-Backed Home Energy Assessments

The Michigan Association of Realtors announced today the launch of a new partnership to promote awareness among Michigan homeowners about a state government-backed program providing low-cost home energy assessments that can help shave hundreds of dollars a year from utility bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012


Merit Network Celebrates REACH-3MC Federal Stimulus Fiber Buildout

Merit Network Inc. last week announced the first completed segment of its REACH-3MC Broadband Stimulus Project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012


Merit Network Picks Another Contractor For Stimulus Broadband Extension

Merit Network Inc. Thursday announced another contractor for its Rural, Education, Anchor, Community and Heath care – Michigan Middle Mile Collaborative (REACH-3MC) project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012


Merit Names Juniper, Cisco Hardware Vendors For REACH-3MC

Merit Network Inc. announced Wednesday the selection of Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems Inc. as Ethernet routing and switching hardware vendors for Merit’s REACH-3MC broadband stimulus project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012

Detroit Wins Advanced Lighting Technology Demonstration Grant

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced that the City of Detroit has won a $400,000 Advanced Lighting Technology Demonstration grant to upgrade street lights in six areas of the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2012