- Education & Libraries
- Wholesale Carrier
Managed and operated by Urbancom.net in co-operation the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, the Chicago-Southland Fiber Network provides a high speed Gigabit Fiber Optic Network serving the Chicago South Suburbs. The network initially constructed with State of Illinois “Illinois Jobs Now” funds is a state of the art carrier ethernet fiber optic network. The network links the South Suburbs to the main Internet exchange points in Illinois at 350 E. Cermak Rd, Chicago IL and peering locations in Oak Brook IL. The 400 Gigabit backbone is built to provide high speed and redundant capacity from the main Internet exchange points to the Urbancom.net network operations and co-location facility in Oak Forest IL.
This network connects governmental buildings, colleges, hospitals, libraries, schools and commercial enterprise customers to the high speed information super-highway at the speed of light. Network access capacity to each customer of up to 10 Gbps with a 99.999% uptime SLA is available to our network subscribers.
This fiber technology allows the region to be at the forefront by providing a high speed telecommunications infrastructure for green manufacturing, cargo-oriented development and logistics. The economic benefit of high speed fiber connections will allow municipalities to attract new and vibrant businesses to the region and provide access to high paying jobs for residents. This network allows our communities and businesses to successfully compete in the global economy.