U.S. Signal, a provider of data bandwidth capacity in the Midwest, is planning a significant network expansion to its Midwest footprint in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. The company will add more access points to increase its network reach and also provide multiple network access options, including fiber, copper, and switched Ethernet.
Increasing U.S. Signal's market density is critical to the company's strategy to connect growing small- and medium-size markets to larger cities, according to a spokesperson.
The expansion includes adding network access in the following cities:
Iowa -- Iowa City, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Hampton
Minnesota -- Minneapolis
Wisconsin -- Wausau, Eau Claire
The expansion will increase U.S. Signal’s footprint to more than 9,000 route miles of long-haul fiber and more than 1,100 miles of fiber-optic metro rings in 24 markets connecting regions in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and Missouri.
The U.S. Signal network provides on-off ramps comprised of major carrier hotel locations, incumbent telephone company central offices, and other lit buildings.