Woodstock Fire/Rescue District not hooked up to the Consortium’s Fiber Network

Our Public Interest Director, David Gutowsky, spoke with the Chief Michael Hill of the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District at the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chamber Mixer on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019. Chief Hill delivered a presentation on the need for the upcoming referendum. At the end of the Mixer, David had asked Chief Hill if the District had…

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McHenry Consortium partners with small ISPs to provide service to large and medium-sized businesses in Woodstock, IL

Back in 2013, five government agencies, including City of Woodstock, Woodstock Community Unit School District #200, McHenry County, and McHenry County College, agreed to work together to form the McHenry County Broadband Fiber Network Consortium, which took on a $2.1 million project to build 15 miles of high-speed fiber-optic communication network mostly in Woodstock to 21 sites (Figure 1)….

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McHenry County Broadband Fiber Network Consortium

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In 2013, McHenry County along with the Emergency Telephone Systems Board, City of Woodstock, Woodstock Community Unit School District #200, and McHenry County College agreed to work together to form the McHenry County Broadband Fiber Network Consortium, which took on a $2.1 million project to build a high-speed fiber-optic communication network. Their project was to lay 15 miles of…

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