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Indiana Fiber Network, LLC Enables Midwest Telecom of America with Fiber Route Diversity

Indiana Fiber Network, LLC Enables Midwest Telecom of America with Fiber Route Diversity
May 25
10:31 2015

May 25, 2015 – Indianapolis, Indiana – Indiana Fiber Network, LLC (IFN), the leading Indiana statewide network service provider announces Midwest Telecom of America, Inc. (MTA) has selected IFN as a fiber transport provider.

According to Cory Childs, IFN Enterprise Sales Manager, fiber route diversity and network redundancy are vital to service providers. “IFN’s fiber transport provides MTA with the diverse fiber transport from their Merrillville Network Operations Center to their Tier 1 Internet and voice carriers located at Henry Street in Indianapolis, IN. IFN’s service provider strategy is to provide carrier neutral access for our customers like MTA,” said Childs.

Cary Smith, MTA’s President and CEO stated, “An important component for any IP communications service provider is having a dependable, redundant and diverse network infrastructure to ensure maximum performance and service availability to its customers. MTA’s decision to use IFN’s fiber transport services was born out of the knowledge that IFN had a history of delivering outstanding network performance and service availability. IFN’s fiber connectivity at this level enables MTA to further meet the demands of its customers for extremely dependable high performance advanced IP based services and solutions.”

“MTA has been providing reliable and affordable TDM and IP based communication services to Northwest Indiana businesses for over 23 years. We are delighted MTA has chosen IFN to help establish fiber route and provider diversity in its network architecture strategy,” said August Zehner, IFN Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

About Midwest Telecom of America, Inc.
MTA was co-founded in January 1992 by Cary Smith and James Smutniak. The company has evolved from a reseller of telecommunications services to a facilities-based provider of IP communication services offering a full suite of IP based communication services which include local and long distance voice services as well as Internet and private data services using its own U. S. patented apparatus and method for delivering public switched telephone network service and broadband Internet access and private data services using transmission control protocol/Internet protocol over an Ethernet based transport network through a private fixed wireless network. MTA also provides IP based telephone systems, DVR/NVR security camera systems, firewall systems, enterprise level Wi-Fi systems and other managed data solutions. For more information, please visit MTA’s website at or call 800-935-2181.

About IFN
Indiana Fiber Network, LLC (IFN) was formed in March of 2002, whose ownership is comprised of 20 local exchange telephone companies throughout the state. They offer data center, Internet backbone, and data transport services over state-of-the-art Ethernet, CDWM, DWDM, and SONET fiber networks, with service in the State of Indiana and throughout the US via a network of national carrier partners. For more information, please visit IFN’s website at or call (317)-280-4636. Follow IFN on Twitter at

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