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Csfn & Urbancom.Net Providing 10 Gbps Fiber Optic Connections to Commercial Users

The Chicago Southland Fiber Network and Urbancom.net the network operator executes long term agreement to provide 10 Gbps ultra-high speed fiber optic data connection to the Lanco Group of Companies. CSFN and Urbancom.net will be providing a ultra-high speed 10

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Tinley Park convention center brings gigabit internet to facilities

To better support the data needs of Convention Center clients, the Tinley Park Convention Center has upgraded their data service to 1 Gigabit using the Chicago Southland Fiber Network and Urbancom.net ISP services.

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Daily Southtown: Fiber Network feeds the need for speed

By Mike Nolan Daily Southtown In a room formerly occupied by a pharmacy in Oak Forest, steel-reinforced walls protect sensitive computer equipment that manages data carried on the new Chicago Southland Fiber Network. Intended to offer high-speed Internet access to

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Village of Dixmoor to be connected to the CSFN Gigabit Network

Village of Dixmoor approves connection to CSFN and upgraded to VoIP phone service. The Village of Dixmoor will be implementing a new phone system (VoIP) to replace their aging telephone and data networks and lower the cost of providing those

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The Official Grand Opening for the CSFN and Urbancom Tier III+ datacenter

The Chicago Southland Fiber Network, in partnership with Urbancom.net, held the grand opening for the data center and fiber network at the Urbancom.net Tier III+ data center facility in Oak Forest.  Welcoming the many municipal, county, state officials and community

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South Suburban College goes live with gigabit Internet

South Suburban College has migrated their Illinois Century Network and primary Internet access to the CSFN fiber network.  Using CSFN fiber and network resources, South Suburban College has primary data connectivity to ICN access ports at Equinix in Chicago, and

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Press Release: Chicago Southland Fiber Network launch and grand opening

Linda McCants Pendleton, South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association EAST HAZEL CREST, IL (June 1, 2015)—One by one, towns, schools, libraries and courthouses in the south suburbs along I-57 are cashing-in on the public-private partnership and investment made in the

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The Village of Monee connects to the CSFN Gigabit Network

The Village of Monee has entered a new era by connecting to the CSFN Gigabit Network.  The new high speed fiber optic connection provides a low latency fiber optic connection to the internet and access to cloud services.  Included in

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Cook County begins testing

Cook County has accepted the testing and as-built documentation for the fiber Indefeasible Right of Use for Oak Forest Hospital and Markham Courthouse. The dark fiber assets will be incorporated in the Cook County Bureau of Technology to support County

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South Suburban College goes live

South Suburban College has begun providing data interconnect and voice services (VoIP) across the CSFN fiber network, linking the central campus in South Holland with the remoted campus facility in Oak Forest.  As a component of providing enhanced communications services,

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