Category Archives: Announcements

Network Maintenance Window(s) 09/21/22 & 09/22/22 (12:01am-6:00am)

Service Impacting: YES Maintenance Window(s): 9/21/2022 12:01am-6:00am and 9/22/2022 12:01am-6:00am Outage Duration: 30 Minutes; however, the entire window is reserved for work. Description of Work: Bloomingdale Communications will be performing maintenance to upgrade a core device within the network. Bloomingdale Communications will be performing (2) instances of network maintenance. The maintenance being performed to our […]

Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Transitions to Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

How do I qualify?https://acpbenefit.org/do-i-qualify/ How do I apply for the benefit?https://acpbenefit.org/how-to-apply/ How do I get the discount applied to my account?Once you’ve received your approval, contact your internet company. Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) FAQ If I am already enrolled in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, will my discount amount change? Yes, as of March 1, […]

2021 Holiday Office Hours of Operation

From our Family to yours, we would like to wish all of our customers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Please see our modified hours of operations: Monday 12/27/2021-Office Closed Friday 12/31/2021-Office Open 8:00am-12:00pm Monday 01/03/2021-Office Closed If during this time you need immediate assistance please contact us at (269) 521-7300 as we […]

Annual 12 Days of Christmas

Bloomingdale Communications is keeping the tradition alive in 2021…the annual 12 Days of Christmas drawings will begin on December 9th, 2021 and go through December 24, 2021. Each business day (Monday through Friday), we will draw one lucky winner. If you are an active, residential, fiber internet, satellite internet, landline phone and/or fiber IPTV Bloomingdale […]

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/ EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT FAQ •When will my discount start? •After you’ve received formal approval from USAC, it is imperative that you contact Bloomingdale Communications.  Within 72 hours […]

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 […]