Free Wi-Fi now available in Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square

Free Wi-Fi now available in Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square

DETROIT – Detroit’s revitalized Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square now offer free public WI-FI.

The network is called “Opportunity Detroit,” which is sponsored by Bedrock Real Estate Services and Metro Detroit-based 123.Net. Visitors can now log on from their laptop, smart phone or tablet in the park and surf the web. Visitors will also have access to this network in the lobbies of Rock Ventures? adjacent buildings — the First National Building, Chase Tower and the 1001 Woodward Building.

Quicken Loans said, “This is an effort to activate the streets and bring people to downtown Detroit to live, work, and play.”

123.Net expands Fixed Wireless Network to Flint, Saginaw, and Lansing

123.Net expands Fixed Wireless Network to Flint, Saginaw, and Lansing

June 14, 2013 – Southfield, MI – 123.Net, Inc., The largest fixed-wireless voice and data provider for businesses in Michigan, announced today that it has expanded its fixed wireless network to serve Flint, Saginaw and Lansing. These markets have a strong demand for affordable, high-quality and rapidly scalable Internet access without the high construction costs that can occur with fiber solutions.

The scalability of 123.Net’s fixed-wireless network ensures that increased customer demands for higher bandwidth, MPLS and hosted applications, including VoIP, are met. In addition, because 123.Net’s fixed-wireless network bypasses the local phone and cable infrastructure, businesses don’t have to worry about downtime that can be caused by cable cuts, wet wires or other issues.

Fixed metro wireless service options range from 1.5 MB to Gigabit speeds and businesses are not restricted to buying services in traditional T1 or DS3 increments. All services from 123.Net also come with industry leading Service Level Agreements unlike “best effort” broadband options from the phone and cable companies.

“The addition of 123.Net’s new wireless sites allows thousands of businesses to have access to the highest quality Internet services at extremely affordable prices. Plans are also in the works to add an additional five sites by the end of 2013.” stated James Hart, 123.Net’s Wireless Infrastructure Manager.

Today, 123.Net serves thousands of business in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor from over 35 wireless points-of-presence (PoPs), including newest PoPs in Livonia, Westland, Canton, Milford, and Brighton, all which were added in the last 60 days.

123.Net to Open Newly Remodeled West Michigan Data Center

123.Net to Open Newly Remodeled West Michigan Data Center

Southfield, MI – April 5, 2013 – 123.Net, a Michigan based telecommunications company, today announced that it will be celebrating the opening of its newly remodeled Grand Rapids data center with an exclusive event on Wednesday, April 24 beginning at 3pm at the facility. The event will include tours of the newly remodeled data center, and a reception for guests.

The newly remodeled facility, located at 400 76th Street in Byron Center, Michigan, has approximately 3500 square feet of data center space and more than 150 cabinets. The $500,000 upgrade includes a hot/cold aisle design with redundant power and HVAC systems, security monitoring systems, direct connectivity to 123.Net’s facilities in Southfield, MI, along with additional amenities including office area with available conference space. The project began in June 2012 and will be completed ahead of the April event.

Demand for data center and colocation services is growing across Michigan due to the adoption of managed cloud services, the necessity for off-site redundancy and security, and the expansion of network providers and digital media companies. 123.Net’s four SSAE-16 audited facilities in Michigan offers Michigan companies the opportunity to collocate in world-class data centers without having to go out of the state for redundancy.

“The newly remodeled 123.Net Grand Rapids data center facility allows our business partners to leverage our investment to expand their service offerings and to gain geographical redundancy for their critical infrastructure. Customers can replicate seamlessly from site to site over 123.Net’s fiber network with the benefit of utilizing diverse power grids.” Stated Dave Curran, Channel Manager for 123.Net.