Our Story

Serving the Republic and Solomon Valley areas for over 65 years, Cunningham Telephone & Cable is dedicated to providing high quality service to our customers. We are a local, independently-owned company providing telecommunications services to much of Mitchell, Cloud, Republic and Jewell counties in North Central Kansas. Whether it is telephone, internet or video service, our trained staff will help take care of your needs. With headquarters in Glen Elder and branch offices in Beloit, Belleville and Concordia, our local offices and staff provide cutting-edge technology and fast, dependable service.  

Our History

scan0014Cunningham Telephone Company founded by Dean and Hazel Cunningham in 1946. Running the first calls from a circuit board in the basement of their home in Glen Elder, Cunningham’s offered party line service to the Glen Elder exchange. Soon expanding to other telephone exchanges, Cunningham’s grew to offer telephone and high speed internet service in the 6 exchanges they currently have today in Glen Elder, Cawker City, Jamestown, Simpson, Randall and Formoso. In 1997, Cunningham’s expanded into the cable TV business and now offer TV, digital and HD programming, DVR’s, Digital Telephone, long distance and high speed internet service in the 12 communities of Glen Elder, Cawker City, Downs, Beloit, Concordia, Belleville, Jamestown, Formoso, Randall, Jewell, Mankato and Scandia. Now 65 years later, the 3rd and 4th generations of the Cunningham family run their business from Glen Elder with local offices in Beloit, Concordia and Belleville with their 30 employees. Built from humble beginnings, Cunningham’s continues to base their growing local business on customer service and advanced product offerings through a large network of fiber optics with digital and IP equipment.

Our Locations / Contact

Glen Elder Office
220 W Main Street, Glen Elder, KS
Concordia Office
407 W 6th Street, Concordia, KS
Belleville Office
1809 N St, Belleville, KS
Beloit Office
110 W Main St, Beloit, KS

Meet the Team

  • John Cunningham -President / Owner
  • Brent Cunningham -Vice President / Manager
  • Terry Cunningham -Vice President / Outside Plant Manager
  • Jermey Easter -Cable Plant Supervisor
  • Tyler Brummer -Cable TV / Internet Tech
  • Shawn Herndon -Cable TV / Internet Tech
  • Lynn Root -Network Tech
  • Craig Slate -Network Tech
  • Brett Winkel -Central Office Tech
  • Brandon Behymer -Telephone Tech
  • Tim Parker -Telephone Tech
  • Alijah Krier -Telephone Tech
  • Sheila Paxson -Controller / Accountant
  • Tessa Blackwood -CFO
  • Megan Wilcoxson -Inventory purchasing / Marketing Director
  • Denise Jackson -Billing Director
  • Alica Wildfong -CSR/Marketing
  • Rhonda Gruwell -CSR
  • Janet Cunningham -CSR
  • Andrea Eberle -CSR
  • Michelle Winkel -CSR

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