Merit Network operates America’s longest-running research and education network. We provide internet service to public universities and intermediate school districts in Michigan, a majority of community colleges and many government agencies, health care organizations and non-profit institutions.
Merit’s cost-effective network has the capacity and engineering performance to support high-bandwidth applications like distance learning, large-scale data transfers, video conferencing, virtual laboratories and digital libraries.
Merit is the only provider in Michigan with access to the Internet2 national high-speed research and education network backbone. All Merit Network Services and internet is backed by 24x7x365 hyper-local support.
OUR BACKBONE FEATURES
NEARLY 4,000 MILES
OF FIBER-OPTIC INFRASTRUCTURE
“having merit as a partner gives us the opportunity to leverage the power of the collective.”
Central Michigan University