SOURCE: Unite Private Networks

Unite Private Networks

May 29, 2014 12:51 ET

Unite Private Networks Signs Multi-Year WAN Agreement With Grand Island Public Schools

Fiber-Optic Services Will Connect All District Sites

GRAND ISLAND, NE--(Marketwired - May 29, 2014) - Unite Private Networks (UPN) announced today a multi-year agreement to provide fiber-optic Wide Area Network (WAN) services to the Grand Island Public School District (GIPS). The fiber-optic network will connect all District facilities and provide a minimum of 10 Gbps to each site. UPN expects completion of the network by July 1, 2014.

Cory Gearhart, Director of Technology, stated, "UPN developed a customized solution that will enable us to provide a stable, robust network for our staff and students across the District. With our new network, GIPS is well positioned to engage and challenge students in today's technology-driven school environment."

"We're looking forward to completing construction on this project and developing a long term relationship with GIPS," said Steve Bergeron, UPN Education Sales Director. "The nearly unlimited bandwidth provided by their fiber-optic network will allow our services to easily and quickly expand as the needs of the District changes over time."

About Unite Private Networks: UPN provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and services to schools, governments, carriers, data centers, hospitals, and enterprise business customers across a 20 state service area. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, UPN has been providing customer focused communications solutions since 1998. For more information, visit  

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