Making Connections

Making Connections

The Office of Broadband would like to help make connections among communities, individual homeowners, broadband providers, and related stakeholders looking to make the most of the historic Connect Illinois investment. If you’re interested in making connections, please submit an appropriately-identified email with the following information to broadband@illinois.gov:

  • Your Name:
  • Your Address:
  • Your Interest: (e.g. broadband service, partnering with local communities in need of broadband service, offering value-added services such as telehealth or distance learning)


So far, the following have expressed interest in making connections and would like to partner on Connect Illinois investment:

  • Resident of Lincoln
    Interested in broadband service

  • Resident of Hillsdale
    Interested in broadband service

  • Resident of Sherrard
    Interested in broadband service

  • Resident of Sadorus
    Interested in broadband service

  • Resident of rural Roxana/Edwardsville
    Interested in broadband service

  • Resident of Woodstock
    Interested in broadband service

  • Resident of Mt. Sterling
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of Virgil Township, Kane County
    Interested in broadband service

  • Shirland Township Board, Winnebago County
    brad@brownfieldusa.com
    Interested in broadband service

  • Joink, LLC
    Brian.gray@joinkllc.com
    Interested in providing service in East-Central IL

  • Residents of Granville (Putnam County)
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of Duquoin
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of Kings Mill Rd, Bloomington
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of Raleigh
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of Mount Zion
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of Hopyard Road in Murphysboro, IL
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of 7000 block of Siesta Drive in Delavan, IL
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of 3200nd block of South Lowden Road in Oregon, IL
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of Bonfield Village
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of Kansas Village
    Interested in broadband service

  • Residents of City of Paris
    Interested in broadband service

  • City of Springfield
    tom.chi@springfield.il.us           
    Interested in new broadband service options and related applications

  • AMITA Health
    anne.carmack@AMITAhealth.org
    Interested in partnering with applicant(s) to offer telehealth service

  • Passavant Area Hospital
    krug.james@mhsil.com
    Interested in broadband service, partnering with local communities and/or applicant(s)

  • Waterford UPSTART
    Beth Plewa, VP of Government Relations, bethplewa@waterford.org 
    Waterford UPSTART helps four-year-old children prepare for school at home and at no cost. Children develop foundational reading and social-emotional skills, and parents are empowered to become their child’s first and most influential teachers. To learn more, go to waterfordupstart.org