TEC Awarded Vendor Status with MiCTA for its Members

Joey GarnerJackson, Miss. – TEC recently was awarded as a qualified vendor to provide a range of oversight assistance for Wide Area Network (WAN) fiber build-out services to the non-profit members of MiCTA. MiCTA serves thousands of member companies across the United States.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for TEC to assist non-profit companies in reaching their customers in areas where Internet connectivity currently does not exist,” Joey F. Garner, Executive Vice President, said. “Further, the beauty of this partnership with MiCTA is that their members will experience an accelerated process in the planning and bidding portions of each fiber network construction.”

TEC was awarded vendor status through a Request for Proposal process on their professional ability to offer the following WAN Fiber Build-Out Services:

  • Trenching, Plowing and Directional Boring
  • Aerial Fiber Construction
  • Fiber Optic Cable Placement
  • Fiber Optic Cable Splicing
  • Stranded Fiber
  • Conduits
  • Handholes and Manholes
  • Project Management
  • Design and Engineering
  • Lit Leased and Dark Fiber Services

MiCTA Chief Operating Officer, Tim von Hoff, says of the award, “We’re pleased with the results, especially the quality of the vendor’s offerings – not to mention the pricing we’re able to provide.”

About TEC

As an innovative and independent company based in Mississippi, TEC is committed to delivering reliable, customized communication services across the nation. In addition to offices in Mississippi, TEC also has offices in Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee. For more information see, or

About MiCTA

MiCTA is an association of educational, governmental and nonprofit entities and serves as an aggregator of demand for essential products and services. The purpose of MiCTA is to identify and resolve common voice, data and video issues and problems; to provide a clearinghouse of information relative to these technologies; to gain information on new products and services; to improve the level of competency and enhance the professional status of the member administrators; to influence the development of voice, data and video services to members at reduced costs and improved quality and to participate in governmental and regulatory proceedings affecting technology issues. MiCTA’s diverse program offerings include voice, video and data services, and much more.

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