Consolidated Communications is a broadband and business communications provider headquartered in Mattoon, Illinois. The company provides data, Internet, voice, managed and hosted cloud and IT services to business customers, and internet, TV, phone and home security services to residential customers.
Their extensive fiber network spans 23 states and more than 37,000 fiber route miles, making Consolidated Communications a top ten fiber provider in the U.S.
They offer customers:
- Route diverse, fiber-based system with DWDM, MPLS, Layer 2 Ethernet and SONET-based services
- Speeds up to 100Gbps
- Extensive colocations at LEC Central Offices in both rural and metro markets, as well as data center space across the nation.
- 779,000 data and Internet connections
- 10,400 on-net buildings
- 7,700 fiber-connected towers
Consolidated connects to PIT-IX via a 10Gbps uplink and peers with the route servers. Consolidated is directly connected to the core exchange switch at DataBank PIT1.
Special thanks goes to Thomas Hahn for getting this connection operational, and his teammates Richard Boyer and Brian Hammitt for their assistance.
For more information about Consolidated’s products and services, please visit Consolidated.com.