At 186networks, you’re never just a number.

Welcome to 186networks. We’re a fast, fresh and locally based alternative to those big, expensive Internet Service Providers. We deliver the speed, service and savings you demand with a commitment to quality that’s second to none.

Latest Network News

Slashband TV now available in Select Service Areas

Great News!  Slashband TV is now available in select service areas.   The service starts at $24.95 / month with a-la-cart add-on channel packs system.  If you have our Slashband Fiber Optic or Wireless Internet Service in Rapid City.  We can now provide TV service over the internet connection.  Find out more information about Plans and


What We Do

We are a Wireless Internet Service Provider providing High capacity, high speed internet connections in Northwestern Lower Michigan.  We provide services to Residential and Businesses customers that are in need of the very best connections to the internet.


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Our Service Area covers most of Northwest Lower Michigan and includes the following towns and neighboring areas; Antrim, Charlevoix, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, and Leelanau Counties. Including the cities of Acme, Alden, Atwood, Bellaire, Central Lake, Charlevoix, East Jordan, Eastport, Elk Rapids, Ellsworth, Kalkaska, Kewadin, Leelanau, Mancelona, Northport, Rapid City, Torch Lake, Traverse City and Williamsburg. Contact Us today for more information or to schedule an onsite survey