Tekstar Communications Inc., is based in Perham, MN, and provides video, voice and data services under the banner of Arvig Communication Systems to more than 15,000 rural subscribers in Minnesota and North Dakota. Tekstar Communications is a unit of Tekstar Cablevision, which itself is a division of Arvig Enterprises. While Tekstar was incorporated in 1998, the parent company has more than 60 years of history as an independent telephone company.
Tekstar owns more than 8,000 miles of copper and coaxial cable and fiber optics. The availability of DSL broadband and high-speed Internet services continues to advance as subscribers demand. Arvig Communication Systems operates 12 sales and payment offices in Minnesota and North Dakota.