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Telecommunications ready to provide great access to the information you want and need.

Wapakoneta has telecommunication advantages of few communities its size. Thanks to the innovative efforts and capital investments of TSC, our local telecom provider, our businesses have access to these services:

Broadband with high-bandwidth information at amazing bi-directional speeds - wireless service is also
currently available.

iCentrex providing basic and advanced phone services over the same network technology that powers Internet and company Intranet connections. With iCentrex WebPortal, use the same web browser to access Voicemail, Faxes, view call records, and make a call.

MetroEthernet provides initial speeds available to all customers at 10Mbps and can be upgraded to IGbps. The fiber optic cabling is already in place. MetroEthernet utilizes existing network technology, connecting each computer to the system with a standard network card, without relying on expensive switching equipment. The system allows opportunities for voice, data, and video transmissions over the same Ethernet link and provides unparalleled security for your business systems.

TSC, founded in Wapakoneta in 1895, is one of Ohio's premier regional partners in expanding broadband coverage throughout the state. TSC began installing fiber optic cable throughout the Wapakoneta area more than a decade ago. Today the company remains on the cutting edge of telecommunications.

Learn more about Wapakoneta's TSC

Local Exchange Carrier
Central Office: Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Central Office Type: Siemens EWSD and Tekelec T-7000

Interexchange Carrier
AT&T - Verizon Business
Point of Presence City: Toledo, OH

Internet Service Provider

Fiber Network - iPCentrex
TSC utilizes a fiber sonet ring directly to AT&T, MCI (Verizon Business) and the Toledo, Ohio tandem, as well as the Lima, Ohio tandem.

Cable Providers
Time Warner Cable


Wapakoneta's Public Power - Moderate Rates with Maximum Service

Wapakoneta is one of Ohio's 81 public power communities. In other words, our local customers - residential and businesses - own the electric company. As a community, we determine our electric strategy. How's that for an innovative approach? No big corporation a thousand miles away is setting price and policy. We decide where we buy our power and how it's generated - coal, gas, hydro, wind. We establish the rates, fees, and distribution systems. Our service is exceptional. Our industrial leaders meet regularly with the electric department managers. If there is a problem, you know exactly who to call and where their office is. Our system takes the risk out of electric supply.

We are planning for the future. For example, the City of Wapakoneta provides electricity to its West Central Ohio Industrial Center at I-75 and US 33. The City currently provides two delivery voltages to the site: 1) 6.5MW capacity 69,000V/12.470 substation and 2) 10MW capacity 69,000V transmission line.

City of Wapakoneta Electric Department
251 Industrial Dr. Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Contact: Levi Cecil, Electric Superintendent

Learn more about Wapakoneta electric service

Wapakoneta is a member of AMP-Ohio, a non-profit corporation organized in 1971 for the purpose of owning and operating electric facilities and provide for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power to its member public power communities.

Learn more about AMP-Ohio

Natural Gas

Natural Gas Provider

Regional Office
150 S. Jackson St. Lima, OH 45801
Contact: Peggy Ehora

Learn more about Dominion

Water - Waste Water - Solid Waste

Water Provider

City of Wapakoneta
Water Department
203 E. Harrison St. Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Contact: Brent Hamel, Water Superintendent
Current excess capacity: 1.16 MGD

Learn more about the Water Treatment Department

Wastewater Service Provider

City of Wapakoneta
Wastewater Department
1 Herb St. Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Contact: Robert Burns, Wastewater Superintendent
Current excess capacity: 1.4 MGD

Learn more about the Wastewater Treatment Department

Solid Waste Service Provider

City of Wapakoneta
Refuse & Recycling Department
510 N. Water St. Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Contact: Meril Simpson, Public Works Superintendent