1,000 eastern UP homes to get fast internet

ENGADINE–Highline, the Essexville-based internet service provider, announced that gigabit fiber internet is now available in Engadine, Naubinway, and the surrounding Garfield Township area, including Millecoquins Lake, allowing more than 1000 homes access to reliable, fast, fiber optic connections in remote areas of the eastern Upper Peninsula.

In the upcoming month, Highlines service will be launched in Germfask, Manistique Lake, Gould City, and Gulliver. Highline is hosting a ribbon-cutting celebration at the Hiawatha Sportsman’s Club, 7269 Lake Boulevard in Engadine, from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10.

“We installed our first Upper Peninsula customer on October 15, 2021, and now thousands of previously unserved, underserved, or unhappily served households are enjoying access to a real internet connection for the first time,” said Bruce Moore, Highline’s president and general manager, Midwest. “Our proven ability to build a reliable fiber optic network provides customers with a future-proof technology that significantly improves the ability to work and school from home. It is very gratifying to resolve a very serious problem our customers have had to deal with for years.”

For more information, visit www.highlinefast.com or call 1-888-212-0054.

Highline’s heritage companies have been in the telecommunications business for more than 126 years and have built, owned, and operated fiber networks for more than 27 years. Highline currently serves the communication and internet needs of residents and businesses in Michigan, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, and Texas.

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