Category Archives: News

EBB Program

What is the Emergency broadband benefit program?https://www.getemergencybroadband.org How do I qualify?https://www.getemergencybroadband.org/do-i-qualify/ How do I apply for the benefit?https://www.getemergencybroadband.org/how-to-apply/ How do I get the discount applied to my account?https://www.getemergencybroadband.org/how-to-apply/

Federal Universal Service Fund Fee Increase Notice Effective April 1, 2021

Dear Bloomingdale Communications Customer, Beginning April 1, 2021 there will be an increase to the Federal Universal Service Fund fee assessed on your Bloomingdale Communications telephone service.   What is the Federal Universal Service Fund Fee? Universal service is money collected from telecommunications companies that is dedicated to fulfilling the goals of universal service programs. […]

Annual 12 Days of Christmas

Our annual 12 Days of Christmas drawing will begin on December 9, 2020. Every business day from December 9 until Christmas Eve December 24, we will draw one lucky winner for that day’s corresponding prize. Entries will be handled different this year; All active Bloomingdale Communications customers will automatically receive an entry. Daily winners will […]

ReConnect Funding-Round 2

It’s official! Bloomingdale Communications’ subsidiary Southwest Michigan Communications has been awarded 50% Grant/50% Loan funds as part of the USDA’s investment in rural broadband. These funds will allow us to bring fiber to the home service in unserved and underserved areas of Van Buren & Allegan Counties. Full press release: https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2020/10/21/trump-administration-invests-101-million-high-speed-broadband-rural Trump Administration Invests $10.1 […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

Customer Care: Our front offices remain closed to the public.  If you need assistance, please contact us via phone 269-521-7300 Monday through Friday 8:00a-4:30p. Premise Technician Visits:  We have resumed in-home installations and repairs.  We require our technicians to wear PPE during the entire visit, and we ask our customers do the same.  Also, it […]

Response to the Extended Stay Home, Stay Safe Order

April 30, 2020 Given the recent extension of the Stay Home, Stay Safe order, our front offices will remain closed to the public through May 15, 2020.  As a company, we are working diligently on devising a plan to acclimate our staff and customers to the new normal.  Our number one priority is and always […]