Midco expanding in rural MN

April 4, 2018
Midco is expanding its broadband services to areas of Minnesota that are unserved or underserved, with financial assistance from the state ...

Midco is expanding its broadband services to areas of Minnesota that are unserved or underserved, with financial assistance from the state. Late last year, Midco was awarded two grants through the Border-to-Border Broadband Development Grant Program, allowing the company to expand services in Wanamingo and Annandale in southern Minnesota.

"We're really excited because the expansion in Wanamingo might not have happened this soon without the Border-to-Border Grant," said Erin Hayes, Midco's director of Central Construction. "Now, we can provide the Wanamingo area with our full slate of services."

In early May, Midco will begin working on 26 miles of fiber stretching from Wanamingo to Randolph. Construction is expected to finish in July, with services slated to launch in September. The project is expected to pass more than 650 households and 70 businesses.

An expansion in eastern Annandale is scheduled to begin in mid-April. The project is expected to reach around 550 households and nine businesses near Bass Lake and Clearwater Lake. Depending on the weather, services are expected to launch in July or August.

About the Author

BTR Staff

EDITORIAL
STEPHEN HARDY
Editorial Director and Associate Publisher
[email protected]
MATT VINCENT
Senior Editor
[email protected]
SALES
KRISTINE COLLINS
Business Solutions Manager
(312) 350-0452
[email protected]
JEAN LAUTER
Business Solutions Manager
(516) 695-3899
[email protected]

Sponsored Recommendations

The Pluggable Transceiver Revolution

May 30, 2024
Discover the revolution of pluggable transceivers in our upcoming webinar, where we delve into the advancements propelling 400G and 800G coherent optics. Learn how these innovations...

The Journey to 1.6 Terabit Ethernet

May 24, 2024
Embark on a journey into the future of connectivity as the leaders of the IEEE P802.3dj Task Force unveil the groundbreaking strides towards 1.6 Terabit Ethernet, revolutionizing...

Coherent Routing and Optical Transport – Getting Under the Covers

April 11, 2024
Join us as we delve into the symbiotic relationship between IPoDWDM and cutting-edge optical transport innovations, revolutionizing the landscape of data transmission.

Data Center Network Advances

April 2, 2024
Lightwave’s latest on-topic eBook, which AFL and Henkel sponsor, will address advances in data center technology. The eBook looks at various topics, ranging...