Connect to your community and the world...
with Broadband Service from UCMAN!
What is UCMAN?
The University Center Metropolitan Area Network (UCMAN) is a high-peformance Broadband network and Internet service built on reliable and secure fiber-optic and wireless technologies. More important, its a community partnership of Otsego County Government, Gaylord Community Schools and the University Center at Gaylord plus area residents and businesses.
What makes UCMAN special?
UCMAN is a true northern Michigan effort.
Its designed, built, and maintained by people who live and work right here in northern Michigan and all fees paid to UCMAN go toward operation and expansion of the UCMAN network. Gaslight Media, a long established northern Michigan Internet tradition, is UCMAN's Internet service and technology provider.
|24/7 Smart* Monitoring|
|24 hour Personal Support|
|Better Price/Performance Ratio|
|Dedicated IP on all connections|
|Network Engineering Support Available|
|Community Wireless Hot Spots|
*Active monitoring of individual customer connections
UCMAN's residential and small business wireless connections are built using a small outside antenna pointed to a nearby UCMAN wireless access point. These 5 GHz units support reliable and secure connections up to 10 Megabit/sec.
UCMAN fiber-optic connections provide the ultimate in bandwidth and service reliability while supporting up to Gigabit rates and the flexibility to adjust local or Internet bandwidth as needed. UCMAN fiber is perfect for interconnecting multiple local offices.
How Do I Connect to UCMAN?
Connecting is as simple as a phone call to Gaslight Media, the Internet Service Provider for UCMAN. Theyll help you select just the right service for your home or business, then engineer a reliable UCMAN connection to fit your needs.
Remember, UCMAN is your community technology partnership. Joining UCMAN puts you directly in touch with your community, supports continued technology development, and helps keep northern Michigan competitive.