News & Press

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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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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2015 Scholarship Application Deadline

Golden, IL— Applications are due on February 20, 2015 for the 2015 Foundation for Rural Services (FRS) Scholarship program, available to our local students through a partnership between Adams Telephone Co-Operative and the FRS.  This provides Adams Telephone member’s students an opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship to any accredited college, university or vocational school.  Adams has participated in…
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