News & Press

Adams Employees contribute over $10,000 to the United Way Campaign

Quincy, IL – Employees of Adams Telephone Co-Operative, located in Golden, IL, presented a check in the amount of $10,809.68 to Emily Robbearts, Executive Director of the United Way of Adams County, Inc. This donation included a $5,000.00 matching grant from CoBank, a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. Adams was a recipient of matching funds through CoBank’s “Sharing…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Acquires AA Communications’ Assets

Golden, IL — Adams Telephone Co-Operative proudly announces today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of AA Communications, which is a business VOIP and digital telephone system sales and service provider.   This agreement strengthens Adams business telephone offerings and combines resources to deliver a better, local solution for our joint customer needs including those requiring…
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Construction Bringing Fiber to Barry

Adams Fiber proudly announces that construction began on November 16th to bring ultra high-speed Internet access to the Barry community enabling more robust Internet and telephone services. Adams Fiber has Internet packages starting at $49.95 and encourages residents to take advantage of the exclusive option to Lock your Price in for Life to save $120.00 per year by pre-registering.  To…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Holds Advisory Council Meeting

Golden, IL – Adams Telephone Co-Operative held a meeting of its Advisory Council on November 9, 2015 in the Community Room of the Golden office. Topics discussed included an overview of current products and services, an introduction to OPTURA Local TV, and information on utilizing SmartHub for 24 hour account access and electronic payment management. Conversion of customers from static IP…
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Adams Named 2015 Calix Innovation Award Winner

  Six Service Providers Named 2015 Calix Innovation Award Winners Fifth-annual awards presented at record-setting Calix User Group Conference earlier this week LAS VEGAS – October 28, 2015 – Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX), the world leader in gigabit fiber deployments, today announced six communications service provider customers were honored with the 2015 Calix Innovation Awards earlier this week at the…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative holds 63rd Annual Meeting of Members

Golden, IL – On September 2nd, Adams Telephone Co-Operative held their 63rd Annual Meeting of Members at their Cooperative headquarters in Golden, providing members with a unique opportunity to connect with their Cooperative and to celebrate sixty-three years serving the region.  Approximately 730 people attended and everyone enjoyed a meal prepared by the Mendon Lions, business meeting, giveaways, and an…
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Plans Announced for Barry Fiber Project

Adams Fiber proudly announces plans to deploy fiber technology in Barry. With this innovative service, Barry residents can expect ultra high-speed Internet access which will allow them to experience more robust Internet and voice services.  Adams first began their fiber-to-the-home initiative in 2007 serving rural areas. Two Adams Fiberhoods in Quincy are currently enjoying ultra fast Internet from Adams and…
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Local Students Tour Washington, D.C.

Kira Eidson, Grace Ruxlow, Dustin Speckhart, Lindsey Jennings and Abbie Thompson represented Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative in Washington, D.C., during the annual “Youth to Washington” Tour, June 12-19. This event, sponsored by the electric and telephone cooperatives of Illinois since the late 1950s, is an introduction for rural youth to our democratic form of government and the…
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Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

On March 25, 2015, 32 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield with approximately 250 students from across Illinois for the 2015 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Eighteen students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and fourteen students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. During Youth Day, students met with Senator John Sullivan and Representative Randy Frese at the State Capitol, toured…
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The Adams 2015 Quincy Area Wide™ Directory

The Adams 2015 Quincy Area Wide™ Telephone Directory is recognized as the most comprehensive directory serving the area. Over 68,000 copies have been distributed throughout Western Illinois and Northeast Missouri. New for 2015 is a free mobile app for the directory which is available for Android and Apple devices. It can be accessed and downloaded by searching “Quincy Area Wide”.…
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