(Est. 1931) “Midco (until 2016, known by the full name of Midcontinent Communications) is a regional cable provider, providing a triple play service of Cable television, Internet and telephone service for both North Dakota and South Dakota, along with several communities in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The company’s business-class service also provides direct fiber-optic communications services via leased data circuits for larger companies. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and operated as a joint venture between Midcontinent Media and Comcast, Midco provides service to 200 communities both urban and rural, serving an area that covers over 1.2 million people.” (Wikipedia)
Lawrence & Schiller (Sioux Falls, SD)
Mostly out of nostalgia for a time when logos looked like a Saul Bass-AT&T-designed logo, I like the abstract mountains-slash-"M" of the old logo. There is something charmingly old-school about it that you don't see much of anymore. But, yes, it was an outdated logo. In its place is another abstract "M", this one infinitely looping with a current of gradients running through it. It probably also signifies connectivity because how could it not? The wordmark, believe it or not, is in all uppercase and it looks fairly decent. Overall, a positive redesign not so much in execution but in bringing the telecom into the twenty-first century.
Thanks to Corey Ross for the tip.
Plans are in development for coming back to Europe in Spring of 2018 with the current top contender host city of Barcelona.