Benefits of Fiber

OEConnect’s Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Broadband is beneficial to our community today, and will be for many years to come.


Here are several reasons why OEConnect is your best, local choice:


  1. Local Ownership—The OEConnect network is owned by our cooperative members so it is locally controlled, with local and responsive support.
  2. Competitive Prices—Prices for internet and phone service are very competitive.  We can provide up to 1 Gigabit symmetrical service with no data caps.
  3. Education—OEConnect puts rural students on equal technological footing with students who live in larger towns.  In addition, remote learning is more important now than ever before.
  4. Telemedicine— OEConnect’s network offers the ability for new opportunities like having a diagnostic session with your doctor from the comfort of your home. Our network will help improve the delivery of healthcare to everyone in the area.
  5. Telecommuting and E-Commerce—Faster and reliable Internet makes it easier for people to run businesses or work remotely from their homes.
  6. Equal Access Worldwide—The fiber network will keep our area competitive with the best Internet speeds in the world, today and in the future.  Also we have no throttling, content controls, or favoritism for large commercial users
  7. Economic Development—The OEConnect network helps to spur economic growth in, and around, our area.
  8. Investment in The Future— Otsego Electric Cooperative and OEConnect took the opportunity to make a positive and lasting investment in our future.  For rural residents it represents an opportunity to bring state-of-the-art fiber and internet technology to their homes that will never happen again.


GigaSpire Upgrade


Fast, reliable home Wi-Fi, it’s what we all deserve

The Ultimate Gig Plan for $99.95 per month 

Experience the most advanced Wi-Fi bandwidth in your home

Managed Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) 

With Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds, the GigaSpire provides more than enough bandwidth for everyone in your household.

Everything for the connected life from parental controls to the latest in network security with the CommandIQ app.





Take control of your internet network with CommandIQ

Free Network Management 

Standard features that come with CommandIQ: These basic features are available for all consumers, no matter the modem or package you have.

  • Network Control: Easily change your internet network name and password.
  • Basic Parental Controls: Manually enable/disable internet access for devices and users.
  • Guest Networks: Got company coming? Set up a network to give them easy access while protecting your main network.
  • Device Snapshots: Review connected devices and connection stats.CommandIQ
  • Speed Test: See how fast your network is running with a simple tap.

1. Download the CommandIQ app.





2. Select SIGN UP towards the bottom of the screen.         welcome.png           

3. Enter your personal information. The password you enter here will be used to access the app. Please wait at least 10 minutes after your router has been ‘turned up’ before attempting step four.


4. Tap the QR code that appears within the app. You will be asked to allow the app to access your camera.         


5. Point your camera at the QR Code found on the bottom of your GigaSpire router. Tap OK. Afterward, you may be asked to enter your account number.



6. If you already have OEConnect's managed Wi-Fi set up, tap the "click here to skip" link at the top of your screen. Then enter your current login credentials to proceed. Please note that if you choose to use a new SSID and password, you will need to update it on all your devices. 

If you have a Gigaspire with us, you have access to additional app features and functions. Add additional control and security over your home network with ExperienceIQ and ProtectIQ. To take advantage of these, call our office today at 607-293-6622 to get started.