March 29, 2018
MIDTEL has been awarded an additional $2.3 million in grant funding with the third and final phase of the New NY Broadband Program. An additional $579,527 of MIDTEL private investment brings the 3rd round total to nearly $2.9 million. Previously, MIDTEL was awarded Phase 1 and Phase 2 New NY Broadband Program grants for a […]
March 2, 2018
Notice to MIDTEL Cable TV Subscribers Beginning on February 28th and continuing through March 8th, all satellite delivered TV signals will be disrupted for a short period of time between 1:30 and 5:30 PM. Each channel will be affected for 1 to 7 minutes as the sun moves across the horizon. This is a naturally […]
July 13, 2017
For over 20 consecutive years, MIDTEL and its employees have been commended by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) for providing high quality telephone service, and tht commendation continued in 2016.
July 10, 2017
MIDTEL announced today that it will make more than $8.5M in additional investments in its Fiber To The Home (FTTH) deployments in Schoharie County.
July 1, 2017
MIDTEL has announced that Katherine Nardone of Loudonville, NY has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Empire State Chapter ITPA Independent Telephone Pioneer Association’s Scholarship Award of $750. MIDTEL has also matched the ITPA award with an additional $750 for Katie. Katie is the daughter of MIDTEL employee Rick Nardone. A recent graduate […]
June 1, 2017
Middleburgh, NY (February 10, 2017) – They say that history repeats itself and that appears to be the case at The Middleburgh Telephone Company (MIDTEL). Nearly 50 years since its last acquisition, MIDTEL repeats history with the announcement of its purchase of The Newport Telephone Company (NTCNet) located in Newport, NY. MIDTEL is no stranger […]
December 23, 2016
To ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers, the new 838 area code will be added to the area served by 518. This is known as an area code overlay. Get ready to change the way you dial your calls made within the 518 area code! What is an area code overlay? An overlay is […]
November 7, 2016
On August 3rd 2016, in a live press announcement by Governor Cuomo and NYS Public Service Commission Chairwoman Zibelman, MIDTEL was awarded a $5.5M grant under the New NY Broadband Grant Program. The $6.9M overall project, which includes MIDTEL’s $1.4M private investment, will bring fiber optic based broadband services with up to 1Gbps in speed […]