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.  The increased data capacity will enable the Convention Center to fully meet the data demands of attendees and the many mobile devices […]

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 municipal governments, schools and businesses in the south suburbs, the fiber optic network also […]

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 services. Using the Chicago Southland Fiber Network, Dixmoor will install a VoIP system hosted by […]

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 business leaders in attendance was Urbancom.net CEO Ed Urban.  The evening celebrated the significant investment […]

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 alternate transport paths through Latisys in the event of a fiber cut or network failure. […]

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 Chicago Southland Fiber Network Project to bring affordable high-speed fiber optic broadband to the region. […]

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 the cloud services is a new hosted Cisco™ VoIP phone system provided by the network […]