Mission Statement

ATMC is dedicated to excellence in customer service and providing communications services that add value to the lives of our customers and the communities we serve.


General Manager's Statement

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CEO/General Manager

ATMC is a nonprofit cooperative, owned by its members, the people of Brunswick County. In the early 1950s the large telephone companies of the day were not interested in providing service to most of Brunswick County because they thought it was too rural. In an effort to bring this technology to these areas, a determined group of local people from all walks of life banded together and worked to build their own telephone company. In 1955 Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation (ATMC) was chartered, not by executives working at a big corporate address somewhere far away, but by local people going door to door right here in Brunswick County.

Today, ATMC not only offers local telephone service, but also a wide variety of additional services, including: high speed Internet, Cable TV, Wireless, Business Communications, and Security. From those early days to today, our top priority has always been to provide our customers with communications services at an excellent value with outstanding customer service.

We are proud of our historic ties to Brunswick County and believe that our humble beginnings are the keys to our future success. And while serving the people of Brunswick County may not be a priority for the big companies, at ATMC it's our only priority.


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