About Us

Your business success is our mission at Midco.

Since our inception in 1931, we've been at the forefront of innovation, partnering with businesses throughout the Midwest to deliver unparalleled services. Our rich history fuels our momentum, pushing us to revolutionize connectivity with our leading long-haul fiber network. Dedicated to technological advancement, we're constantly evolving to meet your business needs, ensuring you're always one step ahead. 

Driving innovation and securing the future, we're committed to constant enhancement by embracing cutting-edge technology. Our ambitious Fiber Forward® initiative, with a $500 million investment, aims to expand our fiber network to 22,000 miles, ensuring a robust, future-ready connection. Additionally, we're boosting our MEF 3.0 certified business network with a $17 million investment to enhance speed, capacity, and reliability, empowering your business with the infrastructure to thrive in the digital era.

Celebrating nearly a century of innovation. 

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Theater Background

Born in 1931, Midco started as the Welworth Theater Company, providing exceptional customer service while putting the latest movies on the silver screen.

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Branching Out

We changed our name to Midcontinent Media in 1952 after purchasing a local TV and radio station in Sioux Falls, SD.


Giving Back

We established the Midco Foundation in 1987, which to date has donated nearly $6 million to support our local communities.

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Investing in Fiber

We commited to new fiber technology and started building our ultra-reliable network in the 1990s, which now powers thousands of businesses.

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Moving Fiber Forward®

In 2021, we pledged $500 million toward our robust fiber network and next-gen fiber tech to bring 10G speeds to the region.

Our dedication is stitched into the very fabric of our offerings.

Each product and service is a testament to our belief in quality, reliability and innovation – all tailored with you in mind. Why? Because your growth is our growth. Your success stories are the chapters that enrich our own journey. And it’s this shared path that drives us to push the boundaries of what’s possible, ensuring that we’re exceeding your expectations. Every time.

Our Services

From the friendly voice on the end of the line when you call our business client care, to the technician who braves a snowstorm to ensure your service is top-notch, every interaction is an opportunity to prove that your story is the heartbeat of Midco.

Diversity is more than a buzzword at Midco.


The Sioux Falls Business Resource Network awarded Midco with a Disability Friendly Recognition Program award.


Midco has been named as a Top Company for People of Color by the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) multiple times.


We’ve been selected as a Top Company for Women to Work by Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) based on our strong gender diversity and inclusion practices.

Our story doesn't stop there.

We're continuously evolving, learning from you to enhance our services, and investing in technology that not just keeps up with the future but defines it. Because at the end of the day, it's not just about connecting you to the world – it's about connecting the world to you.