The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is asking for first-hand accounts on broadband availability and service quality as part of its broadband Data Collection program. The initiative is an effort to update federal broadband coverage maps that overstate the number of internet providers in partially served areas, which applies to much of Tipmont’s electric footprint
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Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch announced that Tippecanoe County will receive $127,075 in grant funding to enable three public WiFi hotspots. The grant is a joint effort by the Tippecanoe County Commissioners, Tippecanoe School Corporation, and Wintek powered by Tipmont.
After winter weather and material delays slowed construction in January and February, we’re delighted to report that we’re back to building at full speed. We’ve completed construction on 190 miles of fiber in our Yeddo and Wea build areas, bringing service to over 1,450 homes. As of mid-March, construction is underway in our Roberts and Hillsboro builds.
Your home may be near one of our new build areas, but you are wondering why we’re not building to your address at this time. The reason is the grant funding areas must be completed within two years.
Wintek powered by Tipmont has deployed 16 free and unlimited WiFi hotspots to keep you connected.
As the world speeds up, Wintek powered by Tipmont is proud to provide super-fast fiber internet. With a dedicated fiber connection and unlimited data, we want you to take full advantage of our state-of-the-art service. To do that, you need to optimize the set up in your home.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced last week Tipmont REMC will receive more than $16 million in grants from the second phase of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program. The program is designed to foster broadband infrastructure investment in unserved areas of the state.
Wintek powered by Tipmont is excited to launch a new video series featuring several of our community members. Our families, our friends, and our neighbors make up the community we call home. These are the people, like you, who make our area a rich and vibrant place to live. And we’re delighted to share their stories with you.
Wintek powered by Tipmont has partnered with TSC’s Technology Department to enable free WiFi at four TSC schools. The WiFi is available at Southwestern, East Tipp and Wainwright Middle Schools and Klondike Elementary school.
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered life for nearly everyone as we work to slow the rate of transmission and flatten the curve. An unfortunate circumstance of the social distancing measures is how they've exposed the limitations faced by communities still waiting for high-speed internet service from Wintek.