Don’t Let a Bad Connection Slow Your Business Down

At Winn Telecom, we value strong connections both online and offline. From installing a private fiber network to getting to know your needs and creating a plan to fulfill them, our focus is on giving you the best connection possible.

Winn Telecom has spent the last twenty years bringing world-class technology, services, and customer service to organizations locally, nationally, and internationally. We work with companies of all sizes in all industries, and have become well-known amongst small businesses, government, and education facilities.

Winn Telecom will work with you to design a custom solution to fit your company’s needs. We deliver faster, more reliable Internet and communication services at a competitive price.

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In 1990, subsidiary Wincel Cellular was formed. Cellular phones and equipment along with Century Cellunet wireless service were sold out of the Winn Telephone office. In 1996, Wincel moved to Mt Pleasant as they continued to grow. In 2000, another subsidiary, Winn Telecom was formed and is located in the same building as Wincel. Winn Telecom is a CLEC operation, which means it, can go into Verizon and SBT areas and provide service. They now have offices in Gaylord and Alma and offer service in much of the Central Michigan area.

Our History

WINN TELEPHONE COMPANY organized January 2nd, 1908. Prior to this time a number of people owned lines serving the community with limited service. Long distance calls were made through Michigan State Telephone Company who had toll service from Shepherd to the Starkweather building (now Winn Shopping Center) where the switching was done by alligator clips and a piece of short wire connecting farm lines to the toll circuit.

On March 16th, 1916, the Winn Telephone Company was incorporated. In April 1916, the first switchboard was purchased and installed for $208.09. The telephone rates at that time were $1.00 per month. The switchboard was moved and operated out of various residences until 1922 when it was again moved to a building on the main street where it remained until 1959.

In 1959, used dial equipment was purchased from General Telephone Company and service was moved over on November 1st, 1959 from magneto to automatic dial service serving 175 patrons. At this time, the equipment was moved into a new cement block building on Blanchard road. With increased requests for service, larger equipment was needed. In June 1965, new automatic electric dial equipment was purchased.


Simply put, our business relies on serving you better than our competitors. This starts with our values, which were put in place before our launch in 1999 and lead everything that we do. Our values are:


What Our Clients Say

” Great internet for great prices. Upgraded from cable to fiber optic and it’s the fasted I’ve experienced. I Highly recommend switching from your old internet to fiber optic. “

Tyler Shenoskey