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

The Chicago Southland Fiber Network, in partnership with, held the grand opening for the data center and fiber network at the Tier III+ data center facility in Oak Forest.  Welcoming the many municipal, county, state officials and community business leaders in attendance was CEO Ed Urban.  The evening celebrated the significant investment […]

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 […]

New CSFN Backbone interconnect with Tier III+ data center

Final fiber splicing is completed providing connectivity between Equinix (Telx) facilities and the 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 (Illlinois Century Network) bandwidth in support of schools, municipal government, libraries museums and other public […]