Independents Fiber Network Expands Fiber Optics in Southwest Ohio

Wapakoneta, Ohio —- Independents Fiber Network, the leading provider of high-capacity network services for Northwest and Central Ohio, recently completed a network expansion into the Montgomery, Warren, and Clinton County areas of Southwestern Ohio. Independents Fiber Network provides high-capacity network services that deliver reliable performance to public entities, enterprises and communication providers throughout the area.

“This addition is part of our on-going commitment to continue to invest in expanding our fiber infrastructure throughout the region”, stated Tim Berelsman, CEO. “As part of our fiber build-out, we have established Pointsof-Presence (PoPs) in the vicinity of Lebanon and Vandalia, Ohio. This allows us to offer our suite of EthernetOver-Fiber solutions to this area.”

“The fiber expansion in Southwest Ohio will result in immediate benefits to the region by increasing capacity and diversity of our interconnectivity with two community-oriented communication providers in Southwest Ohio. In addition, the build-out will bring Fiber-to-the-Tower to a minimum of 10 additional anchor sites, enabling increased capacity and performance of the carriers' 4G networks. We at Independents Fiber Network are excited about the opportunities our expanded fiber footprint will bring with it, and we look forward to its use in contributing to the economic growth and development of Montgomery, Warren and Clinton counties”, concluded Berelsman.

About Independents Fiber Network: Independents Fiber Network was established in 2003 as a whollyowned subsidiary of CNI. Independents Fiber Network is an Ohio-based company that brings high performance, high capacity Ethernet-over-Fiber solutions including voice, video, and data services to better serve our customers. By operating a fiber optic backhaul network dedicated to serving rural and underserved communities in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana, Independents delivers connectivity you can count on for mission critical operations ensuring business continuity and access when you need it most. For more information, please visit Independents Fiber Network's website at call us toll free at (800)634-4032.

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Kathy Reinsel, Marketing Manager
13888 County Road 25A
Wapakoneta, OH 45895