Wapakoneta, Ohio — February 15, 2017 — Independents Fiber Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of Com Net Inc (“CNI-Independents”) has added 240 route miles totaling 3,551 fiber miles under its turn-key management.  These additional facilities are primarily located in Warren and Butler counties with portions reaching into Montgomery, Hamilton and Greene counties.

Tim Berelsman, CEO of CNI-Independents Fiber Network stated, “These facilities complement our existing facilities in Montgomery, Warren, Greene and Clinton counties. They also provide a much needed presence in Butler and northern Hamilton counties.” Berelsman went on to say, “At Independents Fiber Network, we are fully committed to increasing the reach of our Ethernet fiber, which includes continuing to invest in markets where we see demand for our high performance networking solutions.”

Nathan Zehringer, Transport Manager for Independents Fiber Network, added, “Initially we will be integrating a portion of the route into our core backhaul network to bring our route through Dayton, Ohio, while adding additional protection to our Lebanon, Ohio Point-of-Presence (PoP).  We will utilize this fiber network to continue expanding our network in this region.  This expansion allows us to improve our current services as well as provide various physical paths that allow for more redundancy.”

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