by Jaime Lackey
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The nation’s largest private provider of Internet and video services to off-campus student housing.

Pavlov Media is an independently owned and operated internet service provider (ISP), servicing fiber-optic internet to an international clientele of MDU properties, businesses and homeowners alike. Pavlov Media supports its very own 100-gigabit backbone network that keeps their customers connected to reliable and secure internet, providing a cutting-edge resource for all their data needs.

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Pavlov Media doesn’t just dabble in network infrastructure. They build, own, and operate their 100 Gigabit national backbone network. Their crews construct the fiber and Colo facilities that make up the heart of Pavlov’s backbone. Pavlov’s expert network operators understand how to intelligently, reliably, and securely distribute massive quantities of data across their nationwide network. And they make it easy for you to leverage this powerful, cutting-edge resource for all your data needs.

Pavlov Media Points of Distinction

Over the past 25 years, Pavlov Media has taken an industry leadership role:

  • Developed a unique 100 Gigabit nationwide network
  • Launched the most bulk managed Wi-Fi communities for multifamily
  • Built local fiber networks in many of their markets today
  • Delivered “in-house” specialized MDU service and support
  • National scale to service their clients
Specialists in Network Design and Install
  • Pavlov engineers have decades of experience in both greenfield and brownfield design and implementation.
  • The team designs networks with ethernet, fiber to the home and managed Wi-Fi for garden-style and high-rise communities.
  • Pavlov Media implements infrastructure upgrades to existing communities to modernize or re-position.
  • Project management and installation managed in-house.
  • Onboarding new residents and communities is a “success point” for Pavlov Media.

RSS More Insight from Pavlov Media

  • Pavlov Media Delivers, Manages Optimal Wi-Fi Service for Multifamily Residents
    Day-to day life as a property manager in both a conventional multifamily building and student housing can be unpredictable. Hiring and staffing issues can plague many operators, resulting in the need to wear many different hats. These different hats can make it difficult for staff to fully address all of the residents’ needs. Managing a […]
  • How Future-Proof Is Your Multifamily Property’s ISP?
    Technology, like commercial real estate, becomes increasingly vulnerable to the need for replacement and updates over time. Just as multifamily landlords can update properties by periodically replacing outmoded flooring and fixtures to suit the latest occupier preferences, technology must also keep up with the latest trends. For the best renter experience, multifamily properties need Internet […]
  • Pavlov Media Ramps Up Multifamily, Student Housing Fiber Expansion with Equity Partner
    Pavlov Media is accelerating the expansion of its fiber network and fiber-to-the-home initiatives with a key investment from the world’s largest infrastructure investor, Macquarie Asset Management. The funding will help Pavlov Media augment its coverage of student and multifamily housing, developing and broadening resident access to high-speed Internet across a variety of property types. “We […]
  • Service Providers Keep Multifamily Owners, Residents Happy with Proactive Approach to Internet Challenges
    By Matthew Mimnaugh, account management manager, Pavlov Media Account management, or the work to ensure repeat business and expand each client relationship, requires more than simply satisfying customers. For Internet service providers (ISPs) to the multifamily industry this means helping property managers succeed by maximizing their residents’ connectivity.  Excellent Internet service leads to positive property […]
  • How a Fiber Provider to Multifamily Housing Is Diversifying the Technology Workforce
    It’s little wonder that the fiber optic business is booming. American appetites for high-speed, high-volume Internet connectivity have skyrocketed in recent years, making fiber essential to provide Internet service across commercial property types. Employment for the linemen who build out and maintain those networks will grow 6 percent between 2021 and 2031, while telecommunications equipment […]
  • The Evolution of Internet Setups: How Student Housing Internet Preferences Are Influencing Traditional Multifamily
    Multifamily properties have witnessed a rapid expansion in Internet needs, a trend presaged by burgeoning Internet demands in student housing. Multifamily residents have increased their connection demands and are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their requirements for high-quality Internet. What can the lessons of student housing connectivity teach us about traditional multifamily trends, especially when it […]
  • Multifamily Fiber Networks Must Be Dedicated, Resilient to Serve Increased Resident Demand
    Fiber networks built with multifamily properties in mind offer network resilience while maximizing ROI for owners and operators. Well-constructed fiber networks are at the heart of meeting and exceeding residents’ growing Internet needs, especially when work-from-home culture and the constant need for online connection have made Internet slowdowns and downtime unacceptable for end users. Fiber […]
  • Multifamily Operators Streamline Connectivity with Bulk Internet Access
    The landscape of multifamily Internet access is changing rapidly, driven by evolving resident expectations. No longer merely a utility, reliable Wi-Fi and Ethernet connections are essential for attracting and retaining residents, along with cutting operation costs. Expanding connectivity needs, work-from-home (WFH) culture and growing interest in smart-home applications are all driving residents’ Internet requirements. The […]

Pavlov Media Key Contacts and Lines of Business

Bryan Rader,
President MDU Services
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (217) 353-3030, Ext 1204

Jason Free,
Director of Marketing
Email: [email protected]
Office: (217) 353-3000, Ext 1311
Cell: (629) 239-5685

Glenn Meyer,
President & Chief Revenue Officer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (425) 503-0943, Ext 1411

Mike O’Linc,
President, Infrastructure
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (217) 353-3021, Ext 1600


  • Multifamily Technology
  • Managed IT
  • Digital Voice
  • DAS-TV
  • Low Voltage Installation

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