Packerland Broadband, Lighthouse.Net win five awards from BroadbandNow

IRON MOUNTAIN — Packerland Broadband and Lighthouse.Net recently were recognized by BroadbandNow with five different Internet Service Provider Awards for 2019.

BroadbandNow is an independent organization that gathers information on internet service providers to assist the consumer with finding the best broadband possible in their community.

The awards recognized national, regional and local internet service providers in the core categories of fastest average speed, customer approval and affordable plans.

Packerland Broadband won awards in the small provider category for:

— Top 10 Customer-Rated Cable Service Nationwide;

— Top 10 Customer-Rated Business Cable Service Nationwide;

— No. 1 Fastest Cable Provider in Michigan and Wisconsin.

Lighthouse.Net received awards in the small provider category for:

— No. 1 Fastest Fixed Wireless Provider in Michigan;

— Top 10 Fastest Cable Providers in Michigan.

“This recognition is a direct reflection on the employees of Packerland Broadband and Lighthouse.Net who each day are committed to providing fast, reliable and affordable internet to rural Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula communities” said Cory Heigl, VP/general manager of Packerland Broadband and Lighthouse.Net.

“We are continuing to invest in infrastructure upgrades that will bring faster speeds to our rural markets, including the launch of gigabit speeds in additional communities during this upcoming year” Heigl said.

Founded in 2007 and based in Iron Mountain, Packerland Broadband is a division of CCI System. Packerland Broadband has a mission to provide reliable, high-speed connectivity to rural areas, enabling this population to better access internet services.

Packerland Broadband acquired Lighthouse.Net in January 2018, with a shared vision of bridging the digital divide. Packerland Broadband and Lighthouse.Net deliver modern telecommunications services in more than 60 rural communities throughout Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.