MTA was co-founded in January 1992. The company has evolved from a reseller of telecommunications services to a facilities-based provider of IP Communication Services and Equipment.
MTA provides a full suite of IP communication services and products including local and long distance voice services, high speed internet and data services, IP based telephone systems, security camera systems, enterprise wi-fi systems and network security firewall systems.
MTA has developed a propriety methodology for rendering voice services over a licensed and unlicensed wireless loop and has been issued a U.S. patent on these methods and apparatus.
The original founders of MTA are still active in the business today.
+ Mission Statement
Midwest Telecom of America, Inc. endeavours to deliver the highest quality leading edge voice, video and data solutions in the industry, while building long term profitable relationships by consistently exceeding the expectations of our clients.
+ Corporate Values Accountability
I take ownership; I dedicate all available resources to accomplish my actions. I admit, acknowledge, and learn from my mistakes. I am dependable. I make realistic commitments. I think critically before acting to be consistent with our corporate value system. I can be relied upon at all times to consistently give my very best effort in the satisfaction of client and company goals.
I am loyal, ethical, and honest in my behaviors towards clients and the company. I will base my decisions on what is in the best interest of the client and the company. I keep the commitments I make; there is no difference between my words and my actions.
I am creative, if I see a better way; I do something about it. I invest in my own personal growth. I volunteer for leadership roles. I am a risk taker. I am more concerned with my outcomes than obstacles. I pro-actively solicit feedback from clients and employees to further enhance the relationship between the client and the company.
I treat others input and ideas with courtesy and importance. I listen actively and allow others to voice their opinions an concerns. I establish relationships based on integrity and trust by exhibiting behaviors consistent with our corporate value system.
+ Corporate Value System
Know when and why to make a commitment and live up to that commitment. Establish and enhance ethical relationships, and require personal accountability for those relationships. Empower employees to take actions necessary to accomplish the goals of the organization. Actively listen to other individuals concerns, and ideas to establish an understanding that would lead to the accomplishment of mutual goals. Master the knowledge of our client's industry, customers, and company to operate as a seamless extension of their organization. Develop a knowledgeable highly skilled workforce.
+ Intellectual Property
Midwest Telecom of America in Merrillville, Indiana, has been assigned a patent (8,488,573) for an "apparatus and method for delivering public switched telephone network service and broadband internet access." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office states: "Apparatus and methods are disclosed for delivering Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), Broadband Internet access and Private Data services using Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) over an Ethernet based transport network through a private fixed wireless network. An embodiment of invention utilizes a Class 4/5 soft switch connected to a private fixed wireless network designed and constructed to deliver near toll quality PTSN, Broadband Internet and Private Data services to a Subscriber. Specifically, a combination of known managed routers, switches, Analog Telephone Adapters (ATA), Integrated Access Devices (IAD), and fixed wireless equipment based on IEEE 802.11x standards may be interconnected with a Class 4/5 soft switch. The resulting network may be uniquely configured to utilize redundant automatic fail-over backbone connectivity to access points (AP) within the private fixed wireless network. Additionally, the network may utilize TCP/IP prioritization standards throughout the private fixed wireless network to consistently deliver near toll grade Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)." The patent application was filed on Feb. 26, 2009 (12/393,788). The full-text patent can be found by clicking here.
MTA believes in giving back and supporting many local organizations.
MTA is a member of the following local organizations:
- Better Business Bureau Accredited Business A+ Rated Member
- Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce
- Griffith Chamber of Commerce
- Highland Chamber of Commerce
- Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
- Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce
- Merrillville Rotary Club
- Michigan City Area Chamber of Commerce
- Munster Chamber of Commerce
- Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce