Partnership provides a state-of-the-art dark fiber ring connecting all city buildings
Chicago, IL (January 31, 2018) – Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks, announced today a new partnership with the City of Rolling Meadows. UPN is providing a dark fiber ring connecting all city buildings together via state-of-the-art infrastructure.
“We have found that cities are showing an increased need for high bandwidth connectivity to support mission critical applications such as intelligent transportation systems, next generation 911, and telehealth programs,” said Keith Toole, Senior Account Director at Unite Private Networks. “Our carrier-grade fiber-optic network infrastructure provides nearly unlimited bandwidth with speeds upgradable to 100 Gbps, which allows our services to easily and quickly expand as the needs of customers grow over time. We provide a suite of products including Ethernet, wavelength services, Internet access, and dark fiber, and are looking forward to continuing to help local businesses meet their bandwidth needs in Rolling Meadows.”
“The City of Rolling Meadows’s partnership with UPN has made it possible to connect all of the City facilities with a fast and secure fiber optic network,” said Justin Chiappetta, City of Rolling Meadows Information Technology Coordinator. “This infrastructure has allowed for the rapid growth and deployment of the City’s Information Technology resources. Projects that were once deemed impossible with our old network are now a reality, and with plenty of room for future initiatives.”
About Unite Private Networks:
UPN provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and services to schools, governments, carriers, data centers, hospitals, and enterprise business customers across a 20 state service area. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, metro-optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, UPN has been providing customer focused communications solutions since 1998. For more information on UPN, please visit www.uniteprivatenetworks.com, or connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
About the City of Rolling Meadows, IL:
Rolling Meadows is a suburb of Chicago, IL with a population of 24,000. The City of Rolling Meadows was incorporated in 1955 after the original developer, Kimball Hill, constructed affordable housing for post World War II veterans and their families as well as Chicagoans who desired a suburban lifestyle. Since then, Rolling Meadows has developed into a mature community diverse in religious, ethnic, and economic backgrounds. For more information on the City of Rolling Meadows , please visit www.cityrm.org.