LINCOLN, NE--(Marketwired - Dec 9, 2015) -  Unite Private Networks (UPN), a leading provider of high-capacity, fiber-based communication networks is pleased to announce a recent partnership with Nebraska-based Farmers Cooperative. UPN is providing dedicated high speed internet connectivity to multiple Farmers Cooperative locations.

"UPN's robust fiber-optic network provides Farmers Cooperative with advanced connectivity options and speeds upgradable to 10 Gbps," said Stuart Howerter, Vice President of Enterprise Sales, at Unite Private Networks. "Our network is designed with enhanced reliability, security and performance, and we are excited to partner with Farmers Cooperative to provide flexible solutions to meet their ever-growing bandwidth requirements."

"The new service is a lot more stable, faster, and provides redundancy for our locations," said Darren Sasse, IT Manager at Farmers Cooperative. "If Dorchester's fiber is down, all traffic is automatically routed through DeWitt's service, which enables us to continue business as usual for our over 70 locations."

About Unite Private Networks: UPN provides high-bandwidth, fiber-based communications networks and services to schools, governments, carriers, data centers, hospitals, and enterprise business customers across a 20 state service area. Service offerings include dark and lit fiber, private line, metro-optical Ethernet, Internet access, data center services, and other customized solutions. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, UPN has been providing customer focused communications solutions since 1998. For more information on UPN, please visit

About Farmers Cooperative: Farmers Cooperative is a full service cooperative with products and services offered in Energy, Grain, Feed, Agronomy, and TBA departments. We are an aggressive company always looking towards the future and trying to bring more opportunities, markets, and abilities to our local producers.

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