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July 14, 2017

ImOn Communications named Best Local Internet Service Provider for the 7th Time

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa –Each year, the Corridor Business Journal (CBJ), scours the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area for companies they deem the best in more than 50 different categories. For the 7th time, CBJ readers have voted ImOn Communications the “Best Local Internet Service Provider” in the Corridor.

“ImOn Communications is honored to receive recognition as the Best Local Internet Service Provider for the seventh time” said Patrice Carroll, ImOn President and CEO. “ImOn has been dedicated for the last ten years on building our network’s infrastructure in order to bring both corridor residents and businesses the most reliable high-speed Internet service. Based on this award, that focus has paid off in the eyes of our customers.”

Along with being recognized for the 7th time as the Best Local Internet Service Provider in the corridor, ImOn Communications is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Founded in 2007 in Cedar Rapids, ImOn takes pride in being a truly local company with a commitment to the communities they serve and a focus on providing reliable Internet, Cable TV and Phone services coupled with superior support throughout the corridor.

When ImOn opened its doors in 2007, their service footprint was primarily in Cedar Rapids. Despite being significantly impacted by the flood of 2008, ImOn has seen steady growth over the past 10 years, with service expansion into Marion, Hiawatha, Mount Vernon and the Iowa City & Coralville markets.

ImOn was the first to bring fiber optic technology to the Cedar Rapids area with the introduction of Business Ethernet services in 2009, followed by the introduction of fiber-to-the-home services in 2011, and gigabit service in 2015. This advanced technology brings a direct fiber connection to homes and businesses allowing more robust bandwidth speeds, clearer picture and enhanced voice quality. Residential customers in portions of Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha have access to up to 1Gig (1,000Mbps) of Internet download speeds while businesses in the corridor can experience data speeds up to 10Gig. Since 2014, ImOn has also provided free community Wi-Fi service in downtown Cedar Rapids, at the McGrath Amphitheatre and Newbo City Market, various parks in Hiawatha, and in the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena.

“We are proud to be the preferred local communications provider in the corridor for the past 10 years,” said Mrs. Carroll “and look forward to what the next decade brings for ImOn and the communities we serve.”

Results from the “Best of the Corridor” survey were featured in the July 10th Corridor Business Journal.

June 7, 2017

ImOn Communications Sponsors Event Space at MERGE in Iowa City

Facility to serve as Downtown Hub for Business Collaboration and Educational Events


Iowa City, Iowa – ImOn Communications announced today that it is collaborating with Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) on the new MERGE Innovation Space in downtown Iowa City. ImOn Communications is providing free, ultra-fast, fiber optic Internet service throughout the new MERGE facility.

The project is a joint venture between ImOn Communications and ICAD.  ImOn has covered the initial cost of installing the state-of-the-art broadband fiber network for the MERGE facility and will cover the ongoing costs for support, maintenance and Internet bandwidth for the network. The new ImOn Communications Event Center, located inside the MERGE facility, will be shared between ImOn, ICAD, and their partners, to facilitate various events, symposiums, conferences, meetings, and seminars geared to the Iowa City entrepreneurial and overall business community.

This collaboration compliments ImOn’s mission of creating connections in the communities they serve and is an excellent example of how public/private partnerships can be formed to provide valuable new services to members of the community.

“ImOn is proud to partner with Iowa City Area Development to sponsor the new ImOn Communications Event Center and provide state-of-the-art fiber technology that enables ultra-fast and reliable Internet service to the new MERGE space. MERGE is such a great community asset and having robust ImOn Internet connectivity available only magnifies the possibilities this space offers,” Said Greg Crosby, ImOn Vice President and General Manager of the Iowa City Market.

The MERGE Innovation Space, an expansion of the IC CoLab, is managed by ICAD and located at 136 S. Dubuque Street in downtown Iowa City. MERGE is designed to offer vital resources and connections for entrepreneurs and startup companies.  It offers co-working space with open workspace benches, dedicated offices, conference rooms, large training rooms, business resources, community events, 3D printing, and much more.


About ImOn Communications
ImOn Communications provides high-speed Internet, cable TV, and data and telephone services to residents of Cedar Rapids, Marion, and Hiawatha. ImOn provides businesses throughout the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor with advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. ImOn is locally owned and operated and offers customers tremendous value and choice for services. For more information regarding ImOn Communications, visit www.ImOn.net or call 319-298-6484

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November 29, 2016

ImOn Communications Appoints Greg Crosby as Vice President/GM of Iowa City Market

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – ImOn Communications announced today that Greg Crosby has been hired as Vice-President and General Manager for ImOn Communications in the Iowa City/Coralville market. Mr. Crosby will oversee all day-to-day operations for the company in the local area.

Mr. Crosby joins ImOn as a highly experienced business executive and telecommunications Greg-Crosby.pngindustry veteran. Prior to joining ImOn Communications, Greg was the Founder and CEO of Iowa City-based NextGen Marketing Group – a national marketing and product consulting firm serving a wide range of business clients locally and nationally. Prior to forming the NextGen Marketing Group, Greg spent 25 years in senior management and executive positions in the telecommunications industry with leading service providers such as Sprint, TCI Cable, US WEST Communications and McLeodUSA.

During his 25 years in the industry, Mr. Crosby led the development and launch of multiple new products, businesses and markets---including leading the strategy and rollout for Sprint’s High Speed Internet services across the country. As VP of Broadband Services he led the strategy and launch for Sprint’s Broadband residential and business services in major markets such as Las Vegas and Orlando. Greg served as the GVP Marketing/Products at McLeodUSA and VP Marketing/Acting COO for TCI Telephony in Denver, Colorado. At US WEST Communications Crosby served as VP Marketing for the Long Distance subsidiary.

Greg lives in Iowa City and is married to Jan Bell Crosby, who is a local real estate professional at Urban Acres Realty, and father of Josh Crosby who was a 2013 graduate of City High School.

About ImOn Communications, LLC
Delivering data speeds up to 10Gig for business and 1Gig to the home, ImOn Communications provides high-speed Internet and data, cable TV and telephone services to residents and businesses in Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha.  In January 2016, ImOn announced the launch of business services in the Iowa City/Coralville market. ImOn is a local company offering customers value, outstanding service, and choice for services. For more information regarding ImOn Communications, visit www.ImOn.net or call 319-298-6484.  
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November 9, 2016

ImOn Communications Announces Free Wi-Fi Service in CR Ice Arena

Project is a joint effort between ImOn, City of Cedar Rapids and the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders


Cedar Rapids, Iowa –
ImOn Communications announced today that it has launched a free Wi-Fi service in the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena. The network, completed in October, provides free Wi-Fi service in both the public ice arena and RoughRiders hockey game venues.

“ImOn is proud to partner with the City of Cedar Rapids and the CR RoughRiders to bring free, ultra-fast Wi-Fi service to the visitors of the Ice Arena,” said Jeff Janssen, Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “The arena is such a great community asset, and having robust Internet connectivity here only improves the visitor experience.”

The project is a joint venture between ImOn Communications and the City of Cedar Rapids.  The initial cost of the project was split between ImOn and the City. ImOn will cover the ongoing costs for support, maintenance and Internet bandwidth for the network.

“The CR Ice Arena plays host to thousands of visitors each year.  Having access to high-speed Internet will add significantly to the overall ice arena experience for our patrons,” said Dave Soper, General Manager of the CR Ice Arena. “This project is an excellent example of how public/private partnerships can be formed to provide valuable new services to members of our community.”

The ImOn Free Wi-Fi network is a commercial grade, state-of-the-art network which utilizes a series of access points that are connected to ImOn’s high-speed 10 gigabit fiber optic network. The Wi-Fi network can handle hundreds of simultaneous users.

Users of the ImOn Free Wi-Fi network at the Ice Arena will get 4 hours of free access daily. ImOn’s residential Internet customers will have unlimited free access to the network.

ImOn also offers free Wi-Fi service in downtown Cedar Rapids, the McGrath Amphitheatre, NewBo Market, and all public parks in Hiawatha.

About ImOn Communications, LLC
Delivering data speeds up to 10Gig for business and 1Gig to the home, ImOn Communications provides high-speed Internet and data, cable TV and telephone services to residents and businesses in Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha.  ImOn is a local company offering customers value, outstanding service, and choice for services. For more information regarding ImOn Communications call 319-298-6484.   


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July 14, 2016

ImOn Communications named Best Local Internet Service Provider for the 6th Time

Cedar Rapids, Iowa Each year, the Corridor Business Journal (CBJ), scours the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area for companies they deem the best in more than 50 different categories. For the 6th time, CBJ readers have voted ImOn Communications the “Best Local Internet Service Provider” in the Corridor.

“ImOn Communications is honored to receive this recognition for the 6th time from the Corridor Business Journal and its readers,” said Jeff Janssen, Vice President, Marketing and Sales. “ImOn is focused on building our network’s infrastructure in order to bring both residents and businesses in the corridor with reliable, high-speed Internet. We truly believe our one-of-a-kind service and people put us above the competition. Obviously, based on this award, that focus has paid off in the eyes of our customers and the communities we serve.”   

ImOn Communications serves both residential and business customers with one of the most technologically advanced broadband networks in the country. We continue to invest and expand our fiber optic network to bring our residential customers GIGABILITY - Internet at the speed of now with up to 1Gig (1,000Mb) Internet service. ImOn’s dedicated 10 gigabit fiber business network provides companies with access to a comprehensive portfolio of advanced communications services to help them improve productivity and drive their business.

Results from the “Best of the Corridor” survey were featured in the July 11th Corridor Business Journal.

About ImOn Communications
ImOn Communications provides high-speed Internet, cable TV, data and telephone services to residents of Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha. ImOn provides businesses throughout the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor with advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. ImOn is locally owned and operated and offers customers tremendous value and choice for services. For more information regarding ImOn Communications, visit www.ImOn.net or call 319-298-6484.
  
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July 12, 2016

ImOn Communications Announces Launch of HomeSecure, a Residential Home Security & Automation Service

Cedar Rapids, Iowa ImOn Communications, a leading Internet services provider to residents and businesses in the Corridor, is pleased to announce the launch of HomeSecure, its new and affordable home security and smart home automation service. Residential consumers in the Cedar Rapids area now have
access to a 24/7 professionally monitored home security service that includes advanced smart home applications designed to make the home safer and easier to manage.

“ImOn is setting the new standard for safeguarding families and possessions with a security service that not only protects the home, but also turns the residence into a smart home,” said Patrice Carroll, President and CEO of ImOn Communications. “Superior security and monitoring coupled with the quality and breadth of automation devices allows our customers to more securely and efficiently manage their daily lives.”

ImOn has partnered with Per Mar Security, a regional security company headquartered in Davenport, Iowa, to provide state-of-the-art professional central monitoring services. These monitoring services are backed by CSAA Five Diamond and UL (Underwriters Laboratories) certifications, the highest level of certifications in the industry.  In addition to monitoring services, HomeSecure makes customers’ lives easier by incorporating advanced wireless home automation devices like thermostats, lights, garage door openers and door locks, all managed by either an in-home control panel or remotely by a wireless application. Customers receive alerts and control all the security and automation devices in their home in real-time. HomeSecure can even notify the homeowner of water in the basement after a heavy rain.

HomeSecure is installed and serviced by ImOn technicians who are specially trained and certified in home security.  

ImOn Communications is accepting HomeSecure sales orders from customers who have ImOn Internet service in Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha.  ImOn customers who are interested in purchasing HomeSecure can call 319-298-6484 or go online at ImOn.net/HomeSecure to sign up or get more information.

About ImOn Communications
ImOn Communications provides high-speed Internet, cable TV, data and telephone services to residents of Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha. ImOn provides businesses throughout the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor with advanced communications solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. ImOn is locally owned and operated and offers customers tremendous value and choice for services. For more information regarding ImOn Communications, visit www.ImOn.net or call 319-298-6484
  
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January 26, 2016

ImOn Communications Announces Launch of Business Services in Iowa City

Business in Iowa City now have access to scalable and redundant high-performance Internet and advanced voice services delivered over fiber optics to help improve operations

Cedar Rapids, Iowa - ImOn Communications, a leading provider of data and communications products and services to residents and companies in the Corridor announced the turn-up of its fiber network in Iowa City, marking the start of its fiber-to-the-business offering in the area.   

ImOn’s dedicated 10 gigabit fiber business network provides companies in Iowa City with access to a comprehensive portfolio of advanced communications services to help them improve productivity and drive their business. The high-speed fiber network provides customers with Internet speeds of up to 10Gbps (10,000Mbps) and beyond. Business customers can also get point-to-point data transport and voice services including SIP trunking and Hosted PBX from ImOn.

“The speed and reliability of ImOn’s fiber network provides a competitive advantage to businesses of all sizes in Iowa City by harnessing all the power of the Internet with no wait times or down time,” Patrice Carroll, President and CEO of ImOn Communications said. “Our tremendous capacity combined with the technology we employ in delivering it, will allow ImOn to grow with our business customers, no matter how fast that is.”

ImOn Communications turned up its first Iowa City business customer at the end of December and is now taking sales orders throughout much Iowa City.  Companies in Iowa City who are interested in getting ImOn Business Internet and Phone Service may call 866-699-8800 to sign up or get more information.

About ImOn Communications
ImOn Communications provides high-speed Internet, cable TV, data and telephone services to residents of Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha. ImOn provides businesses throughout the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor with advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. ImOn is locally owned and operated and offers customers tremendous value and choice for services. For more information regarding ImOn Communications, visit www.ImOn.net or call 319-298-6484
  
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November 13, 2015

ImOn Communications Announces RoughRider Replay

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – ImOn Communications, the local provider of Internet, cable TV, and phone services today announced RoughRider Replay, a new partnership with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders to bring hockey games to ImOn cable TV. Through the partnership, ImOn will rebroadcast the RoughRider hockey game-of-the-week on Tuesdays at 6:00pm on ImOn Channel 4.

“ImOn is excited to partner with the RoughRiders to bring our home team hockey games to the comfort of our customers’ homes,” said Jeff Janssen ImOn Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We believe this is a great added value for ImOn cable TV customers. Now those who couldn’t make a game can still follow their local team.”

"The RoughRiders are thrilled for ImOn customers to experience our games in their homes." said Mark Meyer, RoughRiders Corporate Partnership Director. "We thank ImOn for partnering with us to offer this opportunity and for their continued support of the RoughRiders."

RoughRider Replay Game Broadcast Schedule - ImOn Channel 4

Air Date:          Game & Opponent:
11/10/15          11/07 game vs. Tri-City
11/17/15          11/17 game vs. Green Bay   
12/01/15          11/28 game vs. Waterloo
12/08/15          12/05 game vs. Green Bay
12/15/15          12/12 game vs. Omaha
1/05/16           12/30 game vs Bloomington          
1/12/16           1/09 game vs Team USA
1/19/16           1/16 game vs Chicago
1/26/16           1/22 game vs Muskegon
2/02/16           1/30 game vs Youngstown
2/09/16           2/05 game vs Madison
2/16/16           2/12 game vs Waterloo
3/01/16           2/27 game vs Waterloo
3/08/16           3/02 game vs Muskegon
3/15/16           3/12 game vs Dubuque
3/22/16           3/18 game vs Dubuque
3/29/16           3/25 game vs Team USA
4/05/16           4/02 game vs Dubuque

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October 29, 2015

Eastern Iowa Freedom From Hunger Recognition

Cedar Rapids, Iowa - ImOn Communications was honored at an award ceremony on October 29, 2015, for our effort in the 2015 Eastern Iowa Freedom From Hunger campaign. ImOn received 2nd place among all Cedar Rapids companies and organizations for raising 40,285 meals to support the HACAP Food Reservoir. 

The Eastern Iowa Freedom from Hunger Food Drive campaign is designed to benefit area food assistance
programs during the summer months when the demand for food assistance peaks, but supplies dwindle. The food drive has both a corporate and community component. Local companies, organizations, and individuals are encouraged to conduct a food or funds drive between June and August. Over all, the 2015 Eastern Iowa Freedom From Hunger campaign raised nearly a quarter-million meals that will assist 95 food assistance programs in the area.

August 18, 2015

ImOn Communications Announces Free Wi-Fi Service in Hiawatha Parks

Hiawatha, Iowa – ImOn Communications announced today that it has launched a free Wi-Fi service in Hiawatha. The network, completed at the end of July, provides free Wi-Fi service in Guthridge, Fay M Clark, and Tucker Parks.

“ImOn is proud to partner with Hiawatha to bring such a great new amenity to its citizens and visitors,” said Patrice Carroll, ImOn president and CEO. “Providing free, ultra-fast Wi-Fi service will greatly affect the park experience and improve quality of life in Hiawatha.”

The project is a joint venture between ImOn Communications and the City of Hiawatha.  The initial cost of equipment for the project was split equally between ImOn and the City. ImOn will cover the ongoing costs for support, maintenance and Internet bandwidth for the network.

“Hiawatha is always looking for ways to enhance quality of life for its residents and visitors. This project is a wonderful example of how public/private partnerships can be formed to provide valuable new services to Hiawatha,” said Hiawatha mayor Tom Thies. “Internet connectivity is such an important part of our daily lives, and completion of this project makes Internet access readily available where we live and play.”

The ImOn Free Wi-Fi network is a commercial grade, state-of-the-art network which utilizes a series of access points located throughout the parks that are connected to ImOn’s high-speed 10 gigabit fiber network. The Wi-Fi network can handle hundreds of simultaneous users.

Users of the ImOn Free Wi-Fi network will get 2 hours of free access daily. ImOn’s residential Internet customers will have unlimited free access to the network.

Last year, ImOn made Hiawatha an Iowa gigabit community when it brought its fiber-to-the-home 1gig high speed Internet, cable TV and phone services to residents and businesses in Hiawatha.

ImOn also currently offers free Wi-Fi service in downtown Cedar Rapids, the McGrath Amphitheatre, and NewBo Market.

About ImOn Communications, LLC
Delivering data speeds up to 10Gig for business and 1Gig to the home, ImOn Communications provides high-speed Internet and data, cable TV and telephone services to residents and businesses in Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha.  ImOn is a local company offering customers value, outstanding service, and choice for services. For more information regarding ImOn Communications, visit www.ImOn.net or call 319-298-6484.  

April, 29, 2015

ImOn Communications Announces Gigabit Fiber-to-the-Home Residential Service Offering 

Marion and Hiawatha are now gigabit residential communities

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – ImOn Communications, a leading local provider of data and communications products and services to residents and businesses in Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha began offering 1 gigabit (1,000Mbps) download speeds today to residents in Marion and Hiawatha who are connected via ImOn’s fiber-to-the-home technology.

“Gigabit Internet will quickly become an essential service for families,” said Patrice Carroll, ImOn President and CEO. “Residents are demanding maximum download speeds, high upload speeds, and reliability of service from their broadband provider. Our gigabit fiber-to-the-home service delivers on all fronts.”

ImOn’s new residential fiber-to-the-home Internet services include the following:

Fiber Internet 150Mb (up to 150Mbps download/75Mbps upload speed) - $64.98/month standard price
Fiber Internet 500Mb (up to 500Mbps download/250Mbps upload speed) - $99.98/month standard price
Fiber Internet 1Gig (up to 1,000Mbps download/500Mbps upload speed) - $149.98/month standard price

“The arrival of ImOn’s 1 gigabit fiber-to-the-home residential service is a huge win for the Hiawatha community, said Hiawatha Mayor Tom Theis. “Our residents are consuming more Internet bandwidth than ever, and having gigabit connectivity is critical to being able to embrace the connected home of the future.”

ImOn’s gigabit service is 100 times faster than a residential service of 10Mbps.

“Marion’s vision has always been to become a connected community, and ImOn’s gigabit fiber-to-the-home offering is a huge step in the right direction towards achieving that vision, said Marion Mayor Snooks Bouska. “We have all heard about the benefits of Google’s fiber communities and we are excited to see our own gigabit community become a reality with ImOn’s investment in Marion.”

ImOn will also offer its gigabit residential service in limited areas of Cedar Rapids as it expands its network into new neighborhoods.

About ImOn Communications
Formed in 2007, ImOn Communications is the local provider of high-speed Internet, cable TV, data and telephone services to residents of Cedar Rapids, Marion and Hiawatha. ImOn provides businesses in the Corridor with advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives. ImOn is locally owned and operated and offers customers value and choice for services. For more information regarding ImOn Communications, visit www.ImOn.net or call 319-298-6484.   

April 8, 2015

ImOn Communications Launches HBO® ONLINE offerings HBO GO® and MAX GO®

–More Than 2,000 Titles Now Available Online to ImOn Customers Who Subscribe to HBO, With Over 550 Additional Titles Available to Cinemax® Subscribers –

April 8, 2015 – ImOn Communications, LLC today announced the launch of HBO’s authenticated online video destinations, HBO GO® and MAX GO®.  ImOn cable customers who subscribe to HBO and/or Cinemax will now have free, unlimited access to the corresponding online services at any time, on any computer in the U.S. with a high-speed Internet connection as well as iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch® and select Android devices. HBO subscribers can enjoy even more ways to watch on Apple TV®, Google Chromecast, Xbox 360®, Samsung® Smart TVs, Roku®, Kindle Fire and PlayStation®3.

“HBO Go and MAX GO are exciting new additions to our programming offering for cable TV customers,” said Jeff Janssen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ImOn Communications.

“Our customers want to watch HBO and Cinemax programming when they want, where they want, and this new offering will provide that convenience and experience.”

HBO GO, which offers more than 2,000 titles online, allows ImOn’s authenticated HBO customers to instantly watch every episode of every season of the best HBO shows. This includes current series like Game of Thrones®,True Blood® and Boardwalk Empire®, classics like The Sopranos®, Sex and the City® and Deadwood®, as well as HBO original films, miniseries, sports, documentaries, comedy specials, and hundreds of the latest blockbuster movies.

HBO’s sister service, MAX GO, adds more than 500 titles of Cinemax programming online, providing  instant access to hundreds of Hollywood hit movies, indies, cult favorites, the MAX After Dark series as well as new and exclusive, primetime high-impact drama series like Strike Back® andBansheeSM, specifically created for the channel.

With the online services, ImOn customers get most new titles simultaneously with their premiere on the networks; the ability to create a “Watchlist” that keeps track of bookmarked content for later viewing; bonus content including interviews, recaps and behind-the-scenes extras; and customizable views showing titles in slideshow, grid or list format. In addition, HBO GO can be personalized through a “Series Pass®” capability which automatically alerts viewers to new episodes of favorite HBO programs when they arrive on the service.

HBO GO and MAX GO are the latest additions to HBO’s digital offerings and most programming is available in high definition.

To access online, ImOn HBO and Cinemax subscribers can go to HBOGO.com and MAXGO.com, or simply log onto www.MyImOn.com/WTVERegister.  Subscribers can then sign in with their ImOn Watch TV Everywhere user ID and password, make their viewing selection and begin watching.

About ImOn Communications

ImOn Communications provides high speed Internet, cable TV, and telephone services to residents and businesses in Cedar Rapids, Marion, and Hiawatha. ImOn is a local company offering customers value, outstanding service, and choice for their communication needs.

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October 1, 2014

ImOn Communications Announces Free Wi-Fi Service in Downtown Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids - ImOn Communications announced today that it is launching a free Wi-Fi service in downtown Cedar Rapids. The network, currently under construction, will initially cover approximately one square mile of downtown, NewBo City Market and the new McGrath City Amphitheater. Future plans call for incorporating more public spaces and venues into the Wi-Fi network. ImOn is bearing 100% of the equipment and maintenance costs associated with the network as a donation to the community.

"ImOn is proud to call downtown Cedar Rapids home and we want to continue to make the downtown area welcoming to those who work, live and visit here," said Patrice Carroll, ImOn president and CEO. "We believe providing free ultra-fast, reliable Wi-Fi service will add greatly to the downtown experience."

The project is being coordinated with resources from the City of Cedar Rapids. The Wi-Fi network access points will be deployed on and powered by City street lights and utility poles, and will provide network connections on City fiber optics in some areas.

"This project is a shining example of how public/private partnerships can be formed to provide valuable new services to the community of Cedar Rapids," said Jeff Pomeranz, Cedar Rapids City Manager. "I appreciate ImOn's contribution to make this happen, and their commitment to enhancing the quality of life for residents and visitors of our community. This new service is a big step towards our goal to make Cedar Rapids a 'connected' city."

The ImOn Free Wi-Fi network is a commercial grade, state-of-the-art network which utilizes a series of access points located throughout downtown that are connected to ImOn's high-speed 10 gigabit fiber network. The Wi-Fi network can handle hundreds of simultaneous users.

Users of ImOn's Wi-Fi network will get two hours of free access daily. ImOn's residential Internet customers will have unlimited free access to the network.

ImOn has partnered with Ovation Networks of Cedar Rapids for the installation and maintenance of the downtown Wi-Fi network.

ImOn has been recognized as the Corridor's Best Local Internet Service Provider by the Corridor Business Journal, for the last four years running.

About ImOn Communications:
Delivering data speeds up to 10Gig for business and 1Gig to the home, ImOn Communications provides high-speed Internet and data, cable TV and telephone services to residents and businesses in Cedar Rapids. ImOn is a local company offering customers value, outstanding service, and choice for services.

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