Under our network pillar, Merit provides high quality, resilient connectivity to anchor institutions, K-12 and higher education organizations, municipalities, libraries and more via our 4,000 mile fiber optic infrastructure.
Our network is faster and more reliable than our competition and has the capacity and engineering performance to support high-bandwidth applications such as distance learning, large-scale data transfers, video conferencing, virtual laboratories and digital libraries. Network connectivity, like all Merit services, are backed by 24x7x365 hyper-local support.
Merit is the only provider in Michigan with access to the Internet2 national high-speed research and education network backbone.
OUR BACKBONE FEATURES
NEARLY 4,000 MILES
OF FIBER-OPTIC INFRASTRUCTURE