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Fiber Connects People

Metro Communications provides the majority of mobile backhaul service in Central Illinois.  If you make a phone call within our service area there is a good chance you are using Metro's services!

When its comes to 4G data you need a fiber optic connection

Mobile Backhaul Fiber Optic Connections

Mobile Backhaul (MBH) is the process of connecting cell site air interfaces to wireline networks, which are subsequently connected to data centers that host the content and applications accessed by mobile users, both human and machine.


  • Flexible designs for EVC routing, VLAN assignment and handoff

  • Ability to serve on-net and near-net towers

  • Lit-to-dark conversion option

  • Lit fiber-based offerings from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps

  • Carrier-class performance, with SLAs for availability


  • Provides a flat backhaul cost structure as bandwidth needs grow

  • IRU or Lease structures available

  • Ring or point-to-point solutions

  • Ability to serve on-net and near-net towers

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