The History of Gaslight Media
Here are a few key moments in our long history as an ISP and Web site development company.
1994Gaslight Media's founders assist in building the areas first community Internet service.
Gaslight Media's founders created Freeway Internet Services, Northern Michigan's first commercial Internet provider.
1996Freeway Introduce true "broadband" service to Northern Michigan and the areas first wireless Internet connections.
1997The Freeway Web Factory expands Internet content (Web) offerings to Northern Michigan's important vacation and travel industry.
By 1998, Freeway was providing Internet connectivity, content, and consulting services throughout much of the lower peninsula of Michigan. On August 1st of 1998, Freeway sold the Internet connectivity business to Lansing based Voyager Information Services while retaining all Internet content and Web development service customers under the new name of Gaslight Media.
1999Gaslight Media, out of a need for higher quality connectivity services, began rebuilding an Internet connectivity infrastructure to support both internal needs and the connectivity needs of our more demanding customers.
2000Gaslight Media delivers "big city" connectivity to Northern Michigan via the area's first all fiber Internet backbone connection.
2001Completed infrastructure to deliver high speed Internet to the Gaylord area. Included with this build out was delivering local dial up accounts and dedicated connectivity to many of the local businesses in the Gaylord area.
2002Gaslight Media introduces custom on-line reservations and vacation packaging systems with a focus on Northern Michigan's valuable tourism industry.
2003Gaslight Media re-introduces Northern Michigan to a new breed of more reliable wireless Internet connectivity options.
Gaslight Media expands its line of comprehensive applications for the vacation and travel industry and lands contracts with major market bureaus like the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitor's Bureau.
Partnered with University Center Metropolitan Area Network (UCMAN) of Gaylord as the Internet Service Provider of choice by UCMAN to deliver quality Internet services. This included a complete wireless network migration for Internet services throughout Gaylord, along with delivering high quality broadband to the fiber network deployed by UCMAN.
2006 - Present
We are successfully deploying Wireless Network Infrastructures for numerous private and governmental sectors. Housing developments, private associations and resorts have relied on Gaslight Media to engineer and deploy a wireless Internet network for their residences and guests.
Rolled out our new Event Housing Reservation System for the Great Lakes Area Convention & Visitors Bureau who is hosting the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Championships. The US Youth Soccer Regional Championships is the second level of the National Championship Series - a year-long series of competitions beginning at the state level, advancing to the regional level, and culminating at the national level.
Whether the event is large or small, the GLM Event Housing Reservation System is flexible, customizable and robust, giving your sales team and guests the tools they need to secure their reservations 24/7. Because this application is tightly integrated with the member/business listing database, managing property information and reservations has never been easier!