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Construction Update – September

Construction Update – September

Good News! Construction in our Phase 1 area is nearly complete, so some of our crews are beginning construction in our Phase 2 area! So...what does that really mean for everyone in our Petoskey service area? Find out which step your area is in using our flow chart!...

It’s a dirty job…

It’s a dirty job…

...but someone's gotta do it. We’re building a life-changing fiber network from the ground up as quickly as possible. When we are working in your area, there will be trucks and equipment. That’s a good thing – it means you are one step closer to having access to...

May-June Update

May-June Update

WOW! Thanks to you, we have reached over 14,000 registrations on www.jointruestream.com! For those of you in the Phase 1 part of the Petoskey service area buckle up, it’s going to be a fun summer! In-home installations in the Hayes and Petoskey East areas on track to...

Boyne Service Area Announcement

Boyne Service Area Announcement

Great Lakes Energy(GLE) is exploring the possibility of expanding Truestream fiber internet and voice service to the Boyne service area! This includes rural parts of Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet, and Otsego counties served by GLE with electricity. GLE members...

Construction Update-March 2019

Construction Update-March 2019

Happy Spring! Are you gazing out the window in hopes that spring will appear? We know we are! It's time to think spring and that means Truestream Construction begins next month as soon as mother natures cooperates. We welcomed 53 new Truestreamsers last month and we...

Construction Update-January 2019

Construction Update-January 2019

Happy New Year! As we wave goodbye to 2018, we look back with pride and joy at what we have accomplished with Truestream so far! We are just as excited as you, our Great Lakes Energy members, to bring high-speed fiber internet to rural Michigan. As we look forward to...

Construction Update – October 2018

Construction Update – October 2018

Huge Milestone Achieved This Week: Our First Internet Installation Truestream made history yesterday. We just installed our very first internet subscriber and the family of five couldn't be happier. (Rumor is they may be catching up on family movie nights...

Construction Update – September 2018

Construction Update – September 2018

We’re seeing some serious progress!As of last week, we've hung more than 91 miles of fiber and 222 ports, which will be used to connect the main fiber line to individual homes. We are so proud of the hard work our crews and teams have put in the past few...

Construction Update – August 2018

Construction Update – August 2018

We’re ‘diggin’ this fiberTruestream contract crews have started off with a brisk construction pace this summer. They have built more than 50 miles of fiber already. The fast pace will continue until Jack Frost has his way and the ground is too frozen to...

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THE WAIT IS OVER!

THE WAIT IS OVER!

Welcome guest blogger, Brent Marlatt, Executive Director at Camp Daggett in Boyne City MI. Connection, Finally Right now, as I rattle the keys on this computer keyboard at my desk, four Truestream technicians from Great Lakes Energy, Paul Loucks  (Camp’s Avaya Phone...

April Update

April Update

We have some very exciting news to share with you! Construction has officially begun for the Phase 1 area - Hayes, Resort, Petoskey East and Petoskey West service areas! Free installation for those in Phase 1 is limited to those who register prior to construction and...

Construction Plans for Truestream Fiber Network

Construction Plans for Truestream Fiber Network

Great Lakes Energy (GLE) has announced construction plans for its fiber network starting this spring in parts of Emmet and Charlevoix counties. The construction will expand availability of Truestream fiber internet and voice services to thousands of rural residents...

The Ribbon Has Been Cut!

The Ribbon Has Been Cut!

A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the start of our Truestream fiber internet service, powered by Great Lakes Energy, was held Tuesday at Great Lakes Energy headquarters in Boyne City. Joining the electric cooperative’s board of directors, managers and employees...

The Future is Here: Truestream

The Future is Here: Truestream

The future is headed to your neighborhood!Together with the Great Lakes Energy board of directors and our employees, we are happy to share that we have begun construction on our Truestream fiber network.Imagine internet speeds of up to 1,000 Megabits per...

High-Speed Fiber Internet Has Arrived!

High-Speed Fiber Internet Has Arrived!

Introducing Truestream, Great Lakes Energy's fiber network. We're building the unbeatable service you need from a name you can trust - your electric cooperative. You asked for it and now Great Lakes Energy is bringing our members the life-changing internet service...