Utilities are an important consideration in any move. Because there are several options for telephone service, Internet and home-heating solutions, be sure to consider all of the alternatives before you make a selection. Also remember that utility connections can take anywhere from one week to one month to complete from the time you place the order. As a result, utility arrangements should be made well in advance of your move.
We Energies serves more than 1.1 million electric customers and 1.1 million natural gas customers in Wisconsin, including all of southeastern Wisconsin; and nearly 400 steam customers in downtown Milwaukee. For utility connection information, call (800) 242-9137 (24 hours a day) or click "Moving" under the "Residential" tab at: www.we-energies.com. We Energies is the trade name of Wisconsin Electric Power Co. and Wisconsin Gas LLC, utility subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group Inc.
Cable, Internet & Telephone
There are many options for local telephone service, including land-line, wireless and cable. For most communities in southeastern Wisconsin, the local landline exchange carrier is AT&T Wisconsin (Telephone: 844-723-0252; Website: att.com/local/wisconsin/milwaukee). Some smaller telephone companies serve the rural areas of southeastern Wisconsin. TDS Telecom (Telephone: 888-233-0001; Website: tdstelecom.com) serves rural Racine County; and CenturyLink (Telephone: 855-263-9576; Website: centurylink.com/local/wi) serves Mukwonago, North Prairie and other areas of southwestern Waukesha County. Cable telephone services are available in most areas of the five-county region through Spectrum, formerly Time-Warner Cable (855-243-8892; Website: spectrum.com/services/wisconsin). Satellite television services are available throughout the area through DIRECTV; Website: directvdeals.com/packages