October 2022

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October 2022

AcenTek Awarded Sustainability Award

AcenTek was recently awarded the Giant of Sustainability Award at Calix’s yearly learning conference. Thousands of people attended the ConneXions 2022 conference, which took place in Las Vegas in October. AcenTek has made several changes recently in an effort to provide the best service possible to our customers. The result of these changes was energy-saving,

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October 2022

Staff Donates to 6 Iowa Libraries

This fall, AcenTek donated to six libraries in towns we serve in Iowa. Libraries in Clermont, Fort Atkinson, Harpers Ferry, Ossian, New Albin and Waterville were each awarded a $600 donation. These donations are made possible by our Casual Day Fund and by the generosity of our board of directors. Non-uniform employees can choose to

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April 2022

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April 2022

AcenTek Donates to 7 Libraries in Minnesota

In April, AcenTek donated to seven libraries in communities we serve in Minnesota. Libraries in Caledonia, Hokah, Houston, La Crescent, Lanesboro, Ridgeway and Rushford were each awarded a $600 donation. These donations are made possible by our Casual Day Fund. Non-uniform employees can choose to pay for the luxury of dressing casually for work. That

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January 2022

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January 2022

New Year, New CEO

As the calendar flips to a new year, we welcome Mike Osborne as the new CEO of AcenTek. Mike has worked at AcenTek for the last 12 years, 9 of them as our COO, so he is very familiar with how this company runs and doesn’t plan for a lot to change.  “I am grateful

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October 2021

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October 2021

MVS Announces Change in Ownership by Welcoming AcenTek to Group

Midwest Video Solutions (MVS) announces a change in ownership structure, as AcenTek joins forces with current owners, Midwest Tel Net, Tri-County Communications Cooperative, Inc. and WIN Technology. This announcement comes after a letter of intent has been executed, with an expected completion date of December 31, 2021, for the inclusion of AcenTek as an official

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October 2021

AcenTek Gives to 10 Area EMS

Ten area ambulance services received $600 donations from AcenTek, in appreciation for the volunteer services they provide the communities they serve. Emergency medical services in Clermont, Harpers Ferry, New Albin, Ossian and Waterville, Iowa, all received $600 donations. In Minnesota, ambulance services in Brownsville, Caledonia, Houston, Ostrander and Rushford also received the donation. The donations

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September 2021

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September 2021

AcenTek Awarded $12.1 Million Grant for Broadband in Iowa

AcenTek was recently notified that they will be awarded a $12.1 million dollar grant from the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program. An estimated 2,350 locations in Harpers Ferry, Fort Atkinson, Ossian and Clermont will be receiving fiber optic services. Customers with fiber optic services enjoy faster internet speeds, more reliable services and experience no service limitations due to their remote location. The total estimated cost of this

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May 2019

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May 2019

AcenTek Donates to Area Ambulance Services

Ambulance services in Houston, Lanesboro, Rushford, Brownsville, Caledonia, and Ostrander recently received $500 donations from AcenTek, in appreciation for the volunteer services they provide the community. Headquartered in Houston, MN, AcenTek offers their non-uniformed employees the opportunity to dress casual for a cause. The money is then matched by the company and donated to local

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May 2019

AcenTek on the Playground

In early May, AcenTek sent 16 volunteers to help with the construction of the new, handicapped accessible playground at the city park in Houston, MN. This impressive playground was possible due to the generous donations from businesses and individuals in the area. The idea of an improved playground in Houston began years ago with the

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April 2019

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April 2019

AcenTek Featured in Business Brief by Allendale Chamber

Recently the Allendale Chamber of Commerce (Allendale, MI) released their first business brief video, which featured AcenTek. The video highlights AcenTek, the services we offer and our recent fiber build in Allendale. According to Janessa Smit, Executive Director at the Chamber, the inspiration for creating these business briefs is to give exposure to the amazing

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