GPC Extends Network to Minneapolis, Chicago

Great Plains Communications (GPC), the Midwestern digital infrastructure provider with a growing, privately owned 16,500-plus mile fiber network reaching 13 states, is extending its 400-Gig capable, high-capacity fiber network, adding two unique 400-Gig capable routes: one between Omaha, Neb. and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.; another between Omaha and Chicago.

These connections provide capacity to 400-Gig wave service between the 1623 Farnam Data Center in Omaha and the Data Centers in 511 11th Ave. S in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota and 350 Cermak Road in Chicago.

Carrier, wholesale, enterprise, hyperscalers and fiber-to-the-tower (FTTT) customers will benefit from the scalability and cost savings provided by these high bandwidth and unique route options.

“The demand for higher bandwidth to connect data centers for real-time applications like streaming continues to grow,” said Tony Thakur, CTO at Great Plains Communications. “The ongoing and intentional enhancements and growth of our MEF-certified diverse fiber network demonstrate GPC’s commitment to ensuring our customers and their customers continue to have the best experience possible, both now and in the future.”

Great Plains Communications is accepting orders for thse 400-Gig capable routes:

  • Between Omaha and Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Between Omaha and Chicago
  • Between Omaha and Denver
  • Between Omaha and Kansas City, Kan.

View the Great Plains Communications Fiber Map at GPC fiber.

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