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Chicago Southlands Fiber Network

Better Broadband. Better Lives.

Cook County and the South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association (SSMMA) are part of a leading-edge national effort to provide high-speed fiber optic infrastructure to its communities. Already at the forefront with unsurpassed economic development opportunities in Logistics, Transportation and Green Manufacturing, the addition of high-speed fiber optics will allow our communities to compete successfully in the global economy.

The Value of Connectivity


  • Create a competitive marketplace
  • Enhance established Logistic, Transportation and Manufacturing hubs
  • Enhance quality of life
  • Enable economic and social inclusion
  • Reduce data and telecom costs
  • Increase efficiency
  • Create more attractive place to live
  • Increase economic development
  • Better constituent services in healthcare, education, government services
  • Enhance Public Safety effectiveness through use of technology in the community

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