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May 03, 2013 3:47 pm
On April 30, 2013, Merit Network, along with the Mackinaw City and St. Ignace communities, celebrated the completed segments of the REACH-3MC project with a press event held simultaneously at the Mackinaw Area Public Library and St. Ignace Public Library. The two locations were linked via video, with Senator Carl Levin making opening comments remotely from Washington, D.C.
View photos of the April 30, 2013 Press Event
Representatives from Merit, libraries, schools systems, townships, political offices and the Mackinac Bridge Authority made statements on the positive impacts the REACH-3MC project will have on Northern Michigan. ...Continue reading "Merit hosts REACH-3MC Press Event in Mackinaw City and St. Ignace."
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Light at the End of the Tunnel
By Greg Monroe
January 28, 2013 10:31 am
Connecting and Lighting Member CAIs as part of Round IThe final months of Merit's REACH-3MC Round I project have been a race to the finish line. As is the nature of large fiber-optic construction projects, it has felt as though so much has come together in so little time. Much of this is a culmination of hard work that has gone into the project in its successive phases: first an Environmental Assessment, then engineering, then permitting, infrastructure installation (strand or conduit), fiber deployment, splicing, lighting, testing … well you get the idea.
As our lit fiber miles jump to near completion, one incredibly important aspect of the project that we are perhaps most proud of is the connection and lighting of community...Read more »
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