April 28, 2016

Wapakoneta, Ohio —- Independents Fiber Network, the leading provider of high-capacity network services, operating in Northwest Ohio, Northeast Indiana, and Southeast Michigan, recently completed a network expansion into Leo, Grable, New Haven, Woodburn, and Eastern Allen Counties in Indiana. The connection was completed with return paths to its Northwest Ohio regional network in Paulding County. Independents Fiber Network provides high-capacity network services that deliver reliable performance to public entities, enterprises and communication providers throughout the region.

“The completion of the fiber loop will bring added security to Indiana and Ohio customers, as well as surrounding communities.” stated Independents Fiber Network CEO, Tim Berelsman. “This network expansion will provide customers with dedicated infrastructure to improve network reliability and performance. The completion of this loop will provide long-term, diversified infrastructure to deliver increased protection to telecommunications service providers and area businesses.”
Independents Fiber Network has a history of providing fiber broadband in some of the most rural parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan. They currently provide commercial services in 31 Ohio counties, 3 Southeast Michigan counties and 6 eastern Indiana counties.

About Independents Fiber Network: Independents Fiber Network was established in 2003 as a wholly-owned 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 www.ifnetwork.biz call us toll-free at (800)634-4032.

For Additional Information, Contact: 

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

kreinsel@cniteam.com 
419-739-3114 

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