Posts by: Bridgette Northern

Adams Telephone Co-Operative Awards College Scholarship to Local Teen

Golden, IL— Adams Telephone Co-Operative once again sponsored a college scholarship program to award a local high school senior. Through Adams’ partnership with the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS), applicants have the opportunity to receive a scholarship of $500 or $2,500. The winner of this year’s scholarship is Georgia Graham of Unity High School. Graham was selected as a national…
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Adams Telephone Co-Operative Officials Meet with Congressional Representatives

Representatives from Adams Telephone Co-Operative met with the offices of Senator Tammy Duckworth, Senator Richard Durbin, and Representative Darin LaHood in Washington, D.C. earlier this month to discuss the importance of ensuring sufficient funding is available to rural telephone companies to support ongoing delivery of robust, reliable and affordable broadband services to rural communities in Illinois. The high-cost Universal Service…
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Adams Fiber Announces Plans for Two More Communities

Adams Fiber is pleased to announce that it is now accepting sign ups from residents in both Liberty and Payson. Whichever town reaches their signup goal the fastest will be the first to enjoy fiber optic Internet, telephone and TV service. Adams offers four affordable packages with speed options up to a Gigabit – one of the most sought after…
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Adams Fiber Acquires WCI Technologies

Golden, IL— Adams Fiber proudly announces the purchase of West Central Illinois Technology Consultants, Inc. (WCI Technologies), a Quincy based company which focuses on home computer repair and maintenance while also building entire networks for small businesses. This agreement enables Adams to provide complete, local IT expertise for all of their customer’s technology needs. It will also allow current and…
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Local Students Participate in Youth Day

Senator John Sullivan and Representative Norine Hammond met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day on Wednesday, April 13 in Springfield. More than 225 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on key issues.…
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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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Cooperatives Participate in Youth Day

SPRINGFIELD – Sen. John Sullivan and Rep. Randy Frese met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day on Wednesday, March 25th in Springfield. More than 250 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view state government in action and question their legislators on…
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Perry Can Expect Fiber This Spring

Adams Fiber construction is expected to begin in the Perry community in late April.  With this innovative service, Perry residents can expect ultra high-speed Internet access which will allow them to experience more robust Internet and voice services. Adams Fiber requires commitment of town residents prior to the start of construction.  Adams first began their fiber-to-the-home initiative in 2007 serving…
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Construction Bringing Fiber to Bowen

Adams Fiber proudly announces that construction will begin on April 6th to bring ultra high-speed Internet access to the Bowen community enabling more robust Internet and telephone services. Adams Fiber has packages starting at $49.95 and encourages residents to Lock your Price in for Life to save $120.00 per year by pre-registering. To sign up for this service visit FollowTheFiber.net…
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