Serving the Republic and Solomon Valley areas for over 75 years, Cunningham Telephone & Cable is dedicated to providing high quality service to our customers. We are a local, independently-owned company providing telecommunications services to much of Mitchell, Cloud, Republic and Jewell counties in North Central Kansas. Whether it is telephone, internet or video service, our trained staff will help take care of your needs. With headquarters in Glen Elder and branch offices in Beloit, Belleville and Concordia, our local offices and staff provide cutting-edge technology and fast, dependable service.
Cunningham Telephone Company founded by Dean and Hazel Cunningham in 1946. Running the first calls from a circuit board in the basement of their home in Glen Elder, Cunningham’s offered party line service to the Glen Elder exchange. Soon expanding to other telephone exchanges, Cunningham’s grew to offer telephone and high speed internet service in the 6 exchanges they currently have today in Glen Elder, Cawker City, Jamestown, Simpson, Randall and Formoso. In 1997, Cunningham’s expanded into the cable TV business and now offer TV, digital and HD programming, DVR’s, Digital Telephone, long distance and high speed internet service in the 12 communities of Glen Elder, Cawker City, Downs, Beloit, Concordia, Belleville, Jamestown, Formoso, Randall, Jewell, Mankato and Scandia. Now 75 years later, the 3rd and 4th generation of Cunningham family run their business from Glen Elder with local offices in Beloit, Concordia and Belleville with their 30 employees. Built from humble beginnings, Cunningham’s continue to base their growing local business on customer service and offer advanced products through a large network of fiber optics with digital and IP equipment.
Meet the Team
John Cunningham – President / Owner
Brent Cunningham – Vice President / Manager
Terry Cunningham – Vice President/Outside Plant Manager
Glen Elder Office Employees
Jermey Easter – Cable/Fiber Plant Supervisor, Shawn Herndon – Cable/Fiber Tech, Jakob Demars– Cable/ Fiber Tech, Lynn Root – Network Tech/HeadEnd Tech, Craig Slate- Network Tech/HeadEnd Tech, Brett Winkel – Central Office Technician, Brandon Behymer– Fiber Tech, Tim Parker– Business Fiber Tech, Alijah Krier – Fiber Tech, Sheila Paxson – Controller/Accountant, Tessa Blackwood – CFO, Megan Wilcoxson – Advertising/Marketing Director, Denise Jackson – Billing Director, Alica Wildfong – CSR/Marketing, Andrea Eberle – CSR, Michelle Winkel – CSR, and Rhonda Gruwell – CSR
Belleville Office Employees
Angela Piersee – CSR and Kent Smith – Cable/Fiber Tech
Beloit Office Employees
Jessica Wendell – CSR/Marketing and Stacy Stauffer – CSR
Concordia Office Employees
Erin Burchfiel – CSR, Jason Wagner – Cable/Fiber Tech, Jacob Delp– Cable/Fiber Tech, and Chase Streeter – Cable/Fiber Tech