About Us

Wilkes Communications, Inc., a subsidiary of Wilkes Telephone Membership Corporation, strives to add value to the community. You see us in town, at the store, school and church. We are all about SERVICE, RELATIONSHIPS, and COMMUNITY.

Wilkes Telephone Membership Corporation filed its Certificate of Incorporation on August 24, 1951. For 63 years the Membership Corporation has provided communications services to Wilkes County. As a family of businesses, in these years the services we provide has grown and changed but the way we do it has not. We are owned by our members and are fully committed to providing you with the best service possible. We want our members to be able to make one call and get it all. We take pride in our quality of services and continuously strive to improve our business purpose.

What started as a group of local Wilkes County citizens in 1949 petitioning to Central Telephone Company for service has evolved into a communications company offering your traditional home telephone plus High Speed Internet and Digital TV over a Fiber-to-the-Prem network, safety and security with Wilkes Security and a full lineup of business solutions. Those 23 people who first met on April 13, 1951 to hear representatives of the North Carolina and Federal REA speak in regards to officially forming this rural telephone cooperative are forever part of the great things Wilkes Communications, Inc. has and will continue to do.

Although the telecommunications industry has been undergoing and will continue to undergo tremendous changes, Wilkes Communications, Inc. is dedicated to providing our customers and members with the latest in technological advancements and services available today.

Being part of the community is more than just providing service to the people who live here. Wilkes Communications, Inc. is committed to supporting the people and organizations that aim to make Wilkes County a strong place to live and work. In 2002 we took it upon ourselves to help ensure that the future of the county is just as strong as it’s past. A scholarship program was created and in the 12 years of its existence more than $115,000 has been awarded to local high school seniors.

Customers benefit from our promotions with great deals on your bill. The real winners are the organizations that receive the contributions you have made in an effort to earn that promotion. Each year local food banks receive donations from the Food Drive. Communities in Schools Stuff the Bus program is able to spread its resources further with the efforts of the collection at Wilkes Communications, Inc. And each Christmas Holiday season a child’s Christmas Day is made brighter from the Toy Drive held each winter. Our thanks go to you, the customer, for assisting us in being part of something so grand.

Customer satisfaction is a primary concern to us. In all that is happening in the Telecommunications Industry we aim to ensure that your needs are met, surpassing your expectations. Our local Customer Service Representatives and our friendly Technicians are ready to assist you with answers about your communication and entertainment needs. We can assist you on the operation of these services and show you how they will benefit your family or your business. Call 336-973-3103 for questions concerning any of your communications needs.

Wilkes Communications appreciates your business and we look forward to our continued relationship.

Mission Statement

Wilkes Communications, Inc. is dedicated to excellence in customer service and providing communications, information and entertainment services that add value to the lives of our customers and the communities we serve.


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