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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE wins Mt. Vernon Register-News "Best of the Best" award two years in a row and announces the sale of operations to Wisper ISP, Inc.

MT. VERNON, IL (July 2013) – Mt. Vernon.Net ( has been selected by Register-News readers as the "Best of the Best" Internet provider for the second year in a row. "We are proud to win this award a second time. We work hard to bring quality Internet services to our customers and it is good to see that the hard work is paying off with such a nice gesture." says John Scrivner, Co-founder and President. is excited to introduce Belleville’s Wisper ISP, Inc. and announce the sale of’s operations to Wisper. "This is a huge opportunity for Wisper, says Wisper CEO, Nathan Stooke, we love to provide people with high-speed Internet. John and the employees at MVN have built a great company and network. We look forward to using the network as a spring board to expand coverage and provide super-fast speeds in the Mt. Vernon areas."

The hometown feel and support that MVN customers are used to is not going away but will now be a part of Wisper which is a larger regional company operating in Southern Illinois and Eastern Missouri. Wisper has already made improvements to the MVN network by increasing the network from 100 megabits to a full gigabit. This ten times increase in available speed will allow customers, especially those who watch Netflix and Hulu, to see marked improvements in their service during prime time when speeds are usually at maximum.

“Customers should not notice any changes other than Wisper offering higher speeds for all customers at no additional cost,” Scrivner adds, “I have been very blessed with my role as President of Mt. Vernon.Net over these last 16 years. I cannot thank everyone enough for all your support all these years. is on solid ground going forward with Nathan Stooke and Wisper at the helm.”

Wisper ISP, Inc. is a local wireless Internet service provider that brings unlimited high-speed Internet to customers in both rural and metropolitan communities. Wisper customers receive fast, reliable service and friendly, helpful customer service. Wisper connects you when others can’t.

For more information, visit Contact Malinda Heuring, Wisper Marketing Manager 1-800-765-7772 ext. 1009.

Refer a Friend and Get a FREE MONTH!!!!
Have our wireless and want a FREE month? Tell your friends to call in or come in to the office and find out if they can get Mt Vernon.Net Highspeed Wireless (signal check deposit still required), If they are able to get our wireless service, once your friends home is installed, you both will get a FREE month of service!!! You must be present when your friend calls or comes in order to receive this great deal. The customer being referred must be a new customer. Special is for residents only (business will not qualify). Amount of credit is based on cost of wireless internet service per month - does not include hardware lease, connect protect, hosting, or any other additional items added to bill. Limited time only.

Recent Spam E-mail
You may have recently received an email talking about an "Email Update," asking for your username and password. As a reminder, MVN will NEVER ask for this information over email. If you have replied to this, or any "phishing" email, call MVN at 244-6868 so we can assist you in changing your email password.

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Phishing Help Page

"Phishing" is a widespread problem on the Internet today. Phishing is a method where people extract personal information from unsuspecting people using emails or websites designed to fool the people into giving out important personal information like usernames, passwords, dates of birth, social security numbers, etc.

Mt. Vernon. Net will not ask for your information over email. If you have given information out then please contact our office by phone at 244-6868 and we will change your Internet passwords. Always remember to think twice before giving out personal information over the Internet, telephone, postal mail, etc.

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If yes, please call Southern Thirty Adolescent Center (618) 242-2238.
STAC is located 17077 North Il HWY 37, Mount Vernon Illinois.

Government Launches New Health Web Site
Visit the website below to access convenient information such as doctor's credentials along with 44,000 physicians and surgeons including disciplinary backgrounds.  Patients can enter the name of a Doctor, the county they reside and which hospital they are associated with to receive more information. 

Health Website: and click on Physician Profile.

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PC Maintenance
In order to keep your computer functioning correctly it is necessary to detect and remove any security threats that have managed to get installed.  The most reliable way to do this is to bring your PC into our office for a PC Checkup.  For those who are unable to do so, the next best thing is to install a virus scanner such as AVG & a spyware removal application such as Spybot.

Introducing "PC Checkup"
Computer running slow?  Does your system seem to choke on tasks it used to fly through?  Maybe it's time to bring your computer to our office for a PC Checkup.  The PC Checkup includes spyware removal, virus removal, Windows update, and correction of all Internet settings.  All of this, a $100 value, is currently being offered for an introductory price of just twenty-five dollars.  For more information, call our office, or just bring your PC in for a checkup.  (No appointment is required)

Windows XP or newer is required, please allow up to three business days for service, additional cost may apply to commercial customers.

Payment Drop box
Now for your convenience MVN has a payment drop box located at our office as well as in front of Hughey's Funeral Home.  MVN asks that only check payments be deposited into the drop box.  Thank You.

Welcome to Mount Vernon Net

The fastest connections and the best service are what you get with Mount Vernon Net. No other company will work as hard to bring you the highest quality Internet Access. Our service is second to none!

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To dial-up to the internet, you can use 244-3190.

If you have questions or problems with your internet connection, you are welcome to write us at
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