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New CSFN Backbone interconnect with Urbancom.net Tier III+ data center

Final fiber splicing is completed providing connectivity between Equinix (Telx) facilities and the Urbancom.net Tier III+ Data Center in Oak Forest. The fiber provides for access and redundant connectivity to commercial Internet access at the Telix-Equinix facility along with ICN

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CSFN Fiber Network testing has been completed

The final electronics turn-up up was done over about 6 week time period to insure that all distribution points on the network were fully operational.

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CSFN Network Construction Completed

Construction on the major distribution and backbone of the Chicago Southland Fiber Network has been completed. The 144 strand fiber cable installed adjacent to I-57 with laterals serving 18 of the South Suburban municipalities has been tested and Carrier Ethernet

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Urbancom tapped as manager of Chicago Southland Fiber Optic Network

The complete CSFN project will consist of 60 miles of fiber optic backbone and lateral infrastructure linking south suburban municipalities, public safety sites, community colleges, economic development fiber optic access sites, and two major Cook County anchor locations – Markham

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Broadband Communities Conference held in Tinley Park Convention Center

(L to R) CSFN Executive Director Rusty Winchel, SSMMA Executive Director Ed Paesel, Urbancom.net CEO Ed Urban, and Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki at the Broadband Communities Conference held at the Tinley Park Convention Center. The meeting was a national

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Urbancom.net Achieves Milestone Expert Certification

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Urbancom to participate in Gigabit Internet Partnership with City of Evanston and Northwestern University

Strategic $1 Million State Investment Will Help Northwestern University and Area Businesses to Build Innovation Corridor, Create Jobs EVANSTON – January 18, 2013. Governor Pat Quinn was joined today by leaders from the city of Evanston and Northwestern University to

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10GB INTERNET ACCESS TO ONLITE AURORA

Urbancom.net CEO Edmund G Urban III (right) discusses with Gov. Pat Quinn (left) Urbancom.net’s expansion of their 10Gbps fiber optic network to supply Internet access to the OnLight Aurora project for which Gov. Quinn announced a $1 Million award from

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iFiber selects Urban Communications for wireless work

A wireless contractor has been selected for the project designed to bring a reliable high-speed broadband network to a nine-county region in northwest Illinois. Illinois Fiber Resources Group iFiber, an Illinois not-for-profit organization, has selected Urban Communications, Inc.URBANCOM.NET, of Oak

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Urbancom.net provides upgrade to Village of Franklin Park

Urbancom.net selected to provide upgrade to Village of Franklin Park metro wide video surveillance

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