News tagged with iFiber

Event Marks Completion of iFiber Broadband Project

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at 3 p.m.
Rock Valley College Atrium 
in the Student Center, 301 N. Mulford Rd, Rockford.

Dr. John L. Lewis, Board Chairman of the Illinois Fiber Resources Group (iFiber), and others associated with the project will give brief remarks.

Company moves production to U.S. due to iFiber broadband project

The company providing fiber optic cable to contractors constructing the iFiber network across northwest Illinois has moved production from the United Kingdom to the U.S. as a result of the project, according to company officials.   

Broadband on schedule - Effort moves into Sterling and Fulton

Organizers say they are impressed with the progress of work crews laying in new fiber optic cable for the large-scale broadband project in this region, and that favorable weather in December and early January has allowed the effort to stay on schedule.

Recently, the Illinois Fiber Resources Group (iFiber) announced that the project had hit another major milestone, with work crews entering the city limits of Sterling and Fulton for the first time. All in all, the $69 million project is proceeding as planned, said Daniel Payette, this region’s outreach coordinator for the broadband effort.

Fiber optic project makes headway in Stephenson County

$69M initiative will provide high-speed Internet access to under-served areas