Illinois Rural HealthNet

Illinois Rural HealthNet (IRHN) is a high-speed, 3,100-mile, fiber-optic network. It is revolutionizing healthcare in rural areas by creating a fiber-optic network linking hospitals and clinics to a statewide Health IT network. The IRHN allows healthcare providers to connect to the fiber backbone and exchange vital information over a dedicated healthcare network, at speeds up to 1 Gig.

If you want your hospital or clinic to be connected, please contact us to learn more about IRHN. Call Roger Holloway, CEO/President, (815) 753-5900, or e-mail him at

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IRHN RFP 04 posted on the USAC website. To access the website, paste on your browser:


Extended to Jan. 12, 2015.
Two additional peering locations (page 20): 311 W. Fairchild St., Danville IL; and

721 E. Court St., Paris IL

Final Scheduling Update (pdf)

Top10 Reasons to Use the IRHN (pdf)


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