Posted on 30 January 2012.
Posted in Business, Cable TV, Cornelius, Mooresville, Town Hall
Posted on 23 November 2011.
Updated Nov. 25, 11:52 a.m.
By DAVID BORAKS
David Auger (left) is the new CEO of MI-Connection. John Venzon is chairman of the system owned by Davidson and Mooresville. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
MOORESVILLE – Directors of the MI-Connection Communications System on Tuesday appointed telecommunications consultant and former Time Warner Cable executive David Auger as the first local CEO of the cable and internet network. His appointment comes as the towns of Mooresville and Davidson prepare to take over day-to-day operation of the the system, which they have owned since 2007.
At a special board meeting Tuesday at MI-Connection headquarters in Mooresville, the board also approved a new contract with Bristol Virginia Utilities (BVU), which has run the system for the towns – until now.
Under the new 3-year deal, the towns will take over management of the system – from marketing to finance to Read the full story
Posted in Beyond Davidson, Business, Cable TV, Cornelius, Mooresville, Town Hall
Posted on 03 November 2011.
Posted in Business, Cable TV, Cornelius, Mooresville
Posted on 23 September 2011.
MI-Connection reported growth in all three of its business lines in the 1st quarter of FY12. Graph levels show the number of customers gained in the first three months of the year. Percentages represent the change in the number of new customers in the first quarter compared to the number of new customers a year earlier. (SOURCE: MI-Connection)
By CHRISTINA RITCHIE ROGERS
MI-Connection added customers in all three of its businesses during the first quarter of the fiscal year – internet, telephone and even cable TV, where the company has been losing customers. Officials attributed the growth to “basic blocking and tackling” on sales and customer service, as well as fewer customer losses.
MI-Connection officials also said at their monthly board meeting Thursday that negotiations to take over more of the system’s operations from outside operator Bristol Virginia Utilities (BVU) are likely to be completed by early November. The towns of Mooresville and Davidson, which own the system, had previously hoped to take over most functions by July 1. Read the full story
Posted in Business, Cornelius, Mooresville, Town Hall