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Press Release -- September 5th, 2018
Source: Unite Private Networks

Unite Private Networks to Provide Advanced Connectivity Solution for Five Points Bank

ELAN to connect 12 office locations in Nebraska

Lincoln, NE (September 5, 2018) – Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks is pleased to announce a recent partnership with Nebraska based, Five Points Bank.

Unite Private Networks is providing Five Point Banks a multi-point-to-multi-point (ELAN) solution connecting their headquarters to 12 satellite bank locations, as well as dedicated high-speed Internet.

“There is a wave of technological advancements that are actively transforming the financial services sector,” said Cliff McDow, Regional Sales Director at Unite Private Networks. “UPN’s 100 percent fiber-optic infrastructure offers robust network protection with enhanced core and diversity, that assures data transmissions are distributed accurately, safely and securely across an increasingly complex ecosystem of financial services applications. We provide a suite of products including Ethernet services that are scalable from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps, wavelength services, Internet access, as well as dark fiber, and we continue to help businesses meet their bandwidth needs in the region.”

“In the banking industry, when the network is down it has a profound impact on how our employees do their job,” said Jason Amick, VP Information Technology at Five Points Bank. “UPN has helped us reduce the cost of our circuits while increasing the performance and bandwidth throughout our network. Their support team is very responsive and highly available to resolve any issue or just to answer questions.”

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, or connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Five Points Bank: Five Points Bank was founded in Grand Island and opened its doors in September 1971. Five Points Bank has been continually recognized as a banking leader by numerous banking publications such and Bauer Financial for its overall exceptional safe and sound operation. Five Points Bank looks forward to taking care of its customers, contributing to its local communities, and overall, being “Nebraska’s Better Bank” for banking services and banking technology.


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