Family Owned and Community Minded


Founded in 1996 as Chain O’ Lakes Internet, 186networks is the premier local Internet Service Provider in Northern Michigan. We are family owned and operated, so we’re committed to the local people, businesses, and communities we serve.

But just because we’re local doesn’t mean we’re not innovative. We continue to drive leading-edge solutions for residential and business customers. Our 186fiber service is the fastest, most reliable Internet service in Northern Michigan. It’s built to meet the demands of today’s most complex computing environments.

So whether you’re a business or residential customer, we’re right here for you, ready to meet your specific Internet needs with prompt, professional and reliable service.