Stellar Broadband expands into northern Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY–Stellar Broadband, a fiber internet and technology service provider for multi-tenant communities in the Great Lakes region, has contracted with DTN Management to deliver gigabit Internet to its new townhouse development, Bayview of Traverse City.

Bayview offers 216 rental units of 2 and 3-bedroom townhouses with attached garages as well as 1 and 2-bedroom apartments.

“Today marks Stellar’s entry into the Northern Michigan market with the expansion of serving DTN’s footprint across the state,” said Stellar Broadband President Richard Laing.

Added DTN Management President Dave Ferszt: “Stellar is a forward-thinking company that aligns with DTN’s goals to provide amenities that add value to the living experience in the communities we own and manage. Bayview Apartments will provide a unique living experience for renters in Northern Michigan. The technology incorporated into the community, through our partnership with Stellar Broadband, will offer our residents many tools to add value to their living experience.”

The first in the United States to bring 10-gigabit-per-second internet to the apartment in student housing, Stellar serves 139 communities totaling over 10,000 residents with a wide range of technology solutions, from managed Wi-Fi, TV, and access control to security. Spartan Net Co., which does business as Stellar Broadband, provides technology design and installation services for multi-tenant developments, including network design, structured wiring, consulting, door entry and access control, engineered Wi-Fi, security, voice, television services, and Internet of Things products and services. More at

DTN’s property management division holds a portfolio including more than 115 residential communities and nearly one million square feet of commercial and retail space across Michigan’s best markets. More at

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