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Vienna High School Gets Fiber Optic Connection

SCOTT FITZGERALD – THE SOUTHERN VIENNA — Curriculum technology director Joshua W. Stafford of Vienna High School is excited as the current summer school session is now underway. “Vienna High School made the final connection to the new Clearwave fiber optic cable network last week. We are the host location for summer sc...

Fiber Optic Installation Evens Playing Field

HALEY CLARK – Installation of the region’s first fiber optic network that will connect municipalities, hospitals, schools and emergency services to broadband speeds unavailable before is near completion. In Johnson County, large spools of orange tubing that contain the fiber optic cable have been visible on the side of...

Clearwave Fiber Enables Benton School to Flip Classroom

HALEY CLARK – In Benton, a student can learn at his own pace by watching his teacher’s lecture from the comfort of his own home, in his pajamas. If he missed an important section, he can pause, rewind, and rewatch to catch up. If that same student needs help doing his homework, he can raise his hand and get help from h...

SIC Pleased with Clearwave Fiber Service

HALEY CLARK – Our fiber optic connection has been moving along quite nicely, and as a result, Clearwave has already turned up many customers. One of the first customers turned up was Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, and Chief Information Officer Greg McCulloch is very pleased with the new service. “The spe...

Southern Illinois Group First in State to File Petition for Next Generation 911

By Matt Courter, Olney Daily Mail – Olney, Ill. — The county’s effort to implement Next Generation 911 service took another step forward earlier last month. The Counties of Southern Illinois (CSI) organization announced recently that a petition for authorization to conduct a Regional Next Generation 911 Pilot Project w...

WSIL TV3 Broadband Fiber Interview

Clearwave Communications was featured on WSIL-TV 3 August 25, 2011 regarding the Illinois Broadband Opportunities Partnership-Southern project that will bring fiber optic connections to 23 counties in southern Illinois as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Clearwave received its grant in August...

A Brighter Outlook

The Guardian Center and Clearwave Communications, with funding from Poshard Foundation for Abused Children, have joined forces to put a fresh face on Harrisburg Department of Children & Family Services family visiting room. New paint, furnishings, toys and personal care supplies were purchased, Completion of the p...