The latest news from
PO Box 248, 716 E Jackson - Macomb, IL, 61455
(309) 836-3706 - FAX: (309) 833-3905
March 24, 2008 - On March 18, 2008, MDTC & Infobahn Outfitters hosted a Fiber Expo for area business owners. The Macomb Journal carried a story on page 1 of the March 24 issue about the Expo. Read the article.
Dec 12, 2007 - On January 1, 2008, Infobahn Outfitters, Inc. will become a wholly owned subsidiary of McDonough Telephone Cooperative (MDTC). Read more about the changes.
Sept 12, 2006 - Due to unprecendented growth this fall, Infobahn Outfitters has added several new staff members. We welcome Amber, David, Megan, and Travis to our staff, and are pleased to have Matthew returning this fall, as well.
Sept 9, 2006 - Infobahn Outfitters is proud to have sponsored and crewed for Jim & Patty Pearson's Cloud Burner in the Macomb Balloon Rally for the past nine years. Jim took top honors in the Macomb Balloon Rally contest on Sept 9, 2006.
June 1, 2006 - Infobahn Outfitters now offers broadband DSL service - no local phone service required.
Oct 1, 2005 - Infobahn Outfitters is now providing service for Siber-net.com dialup service in Macomb and Bushnell.
Aug 24, 2005 - Lower prices and higher speeds (up to 3 M downloads) now available for DSL service in Astoria, Bushnell, and Macomb.
Oct 8, 2004 - Connection to the Internet backbone tripled to T3 delivered over fiber.
July 20, 2004 - High speed Internet access is now available in Henderson and Warren Counties.
February 25, 2004 - Infobahn Outfitters and WINS have announced an agreement for Infobahn Outfitters to assume services for winco.net customers in the Astoria phone exchange. Effective February 25, these customers become part of AstoriaIL.net.
January, 2004 - High speed Internet access is now available Astoria, Illinois. Contact Infobahn Outfitters to connect.
October, 2003 - High speed Internet access is now available to more of western Illinois. Contact Infobahn Outfitters to connect.
October, 2003 - Infobahn Outfitters has once again doubled the capacity of our connections to the Internet backbone. As always, our backbone connections are to multiple tier 1 backbone providers, providing redundancy and reliability.
August, 2003 - High speed wireless Internet access is now available to Bushnell area residences. Contact Infobahn Outfitters to connect.
May, 2003 - High speed wireless Internet access is now available to Bushnell area businesses. Contact Infobahn Outfitters to connect your business.
March, 2003 - Traditional DSInternet access is now available in Macomb from Infobahn Outfitters.
March,2003 - Traditional DSL Internet access is now available in Macomb from Infobahn Outfitters.
December, 2003 - High speed wireless Internet access is now available to Monmouth area businesses. Contact Infobahn Outfitters to connect your business.
November 4, 2002 - Debut of Residential Wireless DSL in Macomb Market.
October 8-10, 2002 - Eight staff members attend WISPCON II
October 10, 2002 - Debut of revised Western Illinois Classifieds - free classified advertising.
Summer 2002 - Macomb.com Dialup servers upgraded to support v.92 protocol.
November 26, 2001 - High speed wireless Internet connection allows Internet users to view Tim "The Body" "Freezin' for food" for Loaves & Fishes food pantry. Check out the Freezecam
April 20, 2001 - High speed wireless Internet access is now available to Macomb businesses. Contact Infobahn Outfitters to connect your business.
March 15, 2001 - Infobahn Outfitters has installed a local access number in Roseville (309) 426-xxxx for Maplecity.com service.
March 6, 2001 - Infobahn Outfitters has added another DS1 backbone connection.
March 5, 2001 - Infobahn Outfitters offices move to 716 E. Jackson Street, Macomb, Illinois. [more details].
Nov 1, 2000 - Infobahn Outfitters assumes responsibility for Maplecity.com and Abingdon.net services [more details].
Feb 7, 2000 - Infobahn Outfitters has added 2 DS1 backbone connections to UUNet.
Sept 15, 1999 - Our Stronghurst POP (HCIL.net) has been upgraded to fully digital service.
August 27, 1999 - Check out the web cam of Downtown Macomb, brought to you by Infobahn Outfitters and WJEQ.
June 29, 1999 - Our Avon POP (AvonIL.net) has been upgraded to fully digital service.
June 10, 1999 - Infobahn Outfitters has acquired two additional DS1 connections to the Internet backbone. The doubling of connections increases total bandwidth to 6 Mb/s. In addition, the new connections to Sprint connect in Chicago, providing an alternate route to the existing DS1s to Des Moines.
March 17, 1999 - Our Bushnell POP (Bushnell.net) has been upgraded to fully digital service.
Dec 4, 1998 - Our Abingdon POP (Abingdon.net) has been upgraded to fully digital service.
October 1998 - Melissa Calhoun of Infobahn Outfitters has been chosen as a technical consultant for the Alliance Library System's latest digitization project, Illinois Alive!. ALS received a National Leadership Grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Libary Services.
August 1998 - Our Macomb POP (Macomb.com) has been upgraded to fully digital service. Macomb.com is our fourth POP to support v.90 56K modems.
July 1998 - Our Nauvoo POP (Nauvoo.net) has been upgraded to fully digital service.
June 1998 - Our Monmouth POP (Maplecity.com) has been upgraded to fully digital service.
May 2, 1998 - We're proud to announce that we've joined the Macomb Downtown. The offices of Infobahn Outfitters,Inc. are new at 211 E Jackson, Macomb, Illinois. [Just east of Courthouse Square across the street from Macomb City Hall]
April 14, 1998 - AvonIL.net dialup service is now operating on a full T1 connection to the Internet Those interested in service in Avon may sign up on line or contact Infobahn Outfitters, Inc.at 309-836-3706, or email email@example.com
April 5, 1998 The rapid expansion of Infobahn Outfitters, Inc. has brought the need for additional office space. During mid to late April 1998, we'll be moving much of our operation to 211 E. Jackson Street, Macomb (across from Macomb City Hall). We're excited about joining the business community on Courthouse Square. Watch our websites for details about our move!
April 3, 1998 The www.macomb.com web site has been revised to provide easier access and more information about and for the Macomb community. Drop by and find out more about Macomb.
March 19, 1998 - Infobahn Outfitters, Inc. is now offering 56K modem technology for Macomb.com customers. The technology is currently in test phase and Macomb.com customers are invited to join the test group.
March 19, 1998 - A new calendar of events in the Macomb, Illinois area is now available on the Internet. The calendar includes many area events and is sponsored by Infobahn Outfitters of Macomb . View the calendar at: http://calendar.macomb.com/ Information about adding events to the calendar is available from Infobahn Outfitters by visiting the calendar or by calling 309-836-3706.
March 16, 1998 - Need to find something on the web about Macomb? Try Infobahn Outfitters' new Macomb-only search engine - the most complete access to information about the Macomb Area. Visit the new search engine at http://www.macomb.com/searchmacomb/ If your web site has not been included, contact us to find out how your site can be added. By email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 309-836-3706
March 15, 1998 - Infobahn Outfitters will soon upgrade the AvonIL.net dialup service. The AvonILnet service opened in November 1997 and was limited to 50 customers. Community interest has prompted us to move to a larger Internet feed (full T1 trunk line) and more modems. The upgrades will provide Internet access for existing and prospective customers. The upgrade is expected to occur within the next six weeks. Those interested in service in Avon may add their names to the waiting list or contact Infobahn Outfitters, Inc.at 309-836-3706, or email email@example.com
March 10, 1998 - Infobahn Outfitters will begin providing local call Internet access to the community of Nauvoo, Illinois in April. The Nauvoo & Niota communities have been without local call access for several months following the exodus of a previous Internet service. Those interested in the service in Nauvoo may contact Infobahn Outfitters, Inc. at 309-836-3706 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org