Sidera Expands Network Reach in Chicago Area

Sidera Networks will offer dark fiber and lit services from 100MB to 100G on the newly constructed route between Chicago and three different data centers located in Elk Grove Village.

US Signal Gets Stronger in Ohio, Indiana

The expansion, which includes a data center in Worthington, Ohio, allows US Signal access to a hub that is quickly becoming a leader in technology and connectivity providers, the company said.

Illinois Backs Frontier-Verizon Landline Sale

Despite a judge’s recommendation in March that state regulators deny Verizon’s sale of landlines to Frontier Communications, the Illinois Commerce Commission gave the deal the go-ahead today. The vote was unanimous. “Frontier strongly agrees with Governor Pat Quinn’s April 16th statement to the ICC that the state should promote and facilitate investments in technology and […]

US Signal Expands to Milwaukee, Lights Nodes in Illinois

US Signal, a bandwidth provider to carrier and businesses in the Midwest, announced the expansion of its fiber-optic network to include seven additional on/off ramps in metro Milwaukee, Wis. US Signals network deployment includes an 81-mile fiber SONET ring extending around Milwaukee powered by the Cisco Systems Inc. 1545 DWDM platform. The addition of the […]

Carl Grivner

THEN: In 1987, Carl Grivner was vice president of national sales at Ameritech, which was one of the newly created seven Baby Bell companies. It operated in five states of Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. NOW: He is CEO of XO Communications, the country’s largest CLEC operating in 75 markets nationwide. XO has 4,800 […]

AT&T Launches Long-Planned Satellite Broadband

AT&T Inc. on Wednesday launched its long-planned satellite broadband Internet access service, with the help of provider WildBlue, whose services the RBOC is rebranding. AT&T announced earlier this month it was ready to roll out the satellite offering, which it has dubbed AT&T High Speed Internet Access. The carrier has been planning the move for […]

US Signal Adds MPLS VPN to Internet Product Offering

US Signal (Booth 211) has added MPLS VPN to its portfolio for sale through the companys channel partners. The VPN service is based on MPLS technology, which provides any-to-any connectivity, security and QoS among geographically diverse sites. The service now is available throughout US Signals Midwestern footprint in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and […]

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