Alternative Entertainment Incorporated (AEI) began business in 1997 by Calvin Noffke as a small retailer selling DISH Network satellite systems with five independent contractors installing DISH systems throughout Northeastern Wisconsin and beyond. It didn't take long for AEI to expand throughout the state of Wisconsin becoming the largest retailer in the state.
In 1999 AEI partnered with DISH Network Corporate as a Regional Service Provider (RSP) As a DISH RSP, AEI provides installation and service to all DISH Network customers throughout most of Wisconsin and Michigan. AEI quickly grew and added local locations to provide quality and timely service for all of DISH Network customers.
In 2005 Tom Burgess became active Owner and President of AEI. AEI continued to expand operations and services for the next several years.
Today AEI continues to enjoy a retail and partnered services relationship with DISH Network. AEI dispatches more than 300 vehicles daily servicing hundreds of homes providing outstanding customer service to enhance customer's television experience.
1997 – AEI begins business
1999 – Expanded to Regional Service Provider of Wisconsin and Michigan
2003 – Moved headquarters to 6560 Old Hwy 29, Seymour, Wisconsin
2005 – Tom Burgess becomes President
2007 – AEI has over 300 technicians on the road daily
2009 – AEI makes plans to remodel corporate headquarters in Seymour to accommodate company growth and additional staff.