Founded in 1951, Chequamegon Communications is a communications provider serving the needs of northwestern Wisconsin. Chequamegon Communications services include local and long distance telephone, security systems, pagers and cellular phones, Internet and digital cable. It is an authorized dealer for Lucent and Mitel phone systems, as well as a reseller for Nortel. All telephone systems can be designed to meet a range of needs, from the smallest office to schools, hospitals and government agencies. In addition, Chequamegon offers voice mail and messaging, call accounting, hospitality packages, cordless phones, caller ID devices and answering machines. The company will install and test networking systems using multi-mode fiber, thinnet or category 5 cabling. It can also provide a variety of hubs, cabinets and cables. Chequamegon Communications is headquartered in Cable, Wis.