Midwest connections launches gig-speed Internet in Southwest Michigan

Rural portions of Edwardsburg and Schoolcraft, along with other parts of southwest Michigan, joined the big cities of Atlanta, Charlotte and Kansas City today in having gigabit speed Internet service available.

Midwest Connections, teaming up with Midwest Energy Cooperative, said it is offering the first true broadband experience to homes and businesses in rural southwest Michigan.

TeamFiber is now delivering Internet with download speeds up to 100 megabits per second (Mbps) to more than 700 subscribers in portions of southwest Michigan, bridging the communication gap that has impacted those living and working in rural America.

Midwest Connections is an unregulated service of Midwest Energy Cooperative, a regional electric distribution system serving about 36,000 customers across southern Michigan, northern Indiana and Ohio. The fiber Internet offering is a byproduct of the co-op´s commitment to invest in its electric distribution system for future utility benefit.