All CIRBN customers are responsible for adhering to the Agreement, Service Plan, and Schedule of Fees as outlined in the Customer Service Agreement as well as the policies listed below.

Acceptable Use:

Customer agrees to:

Acceptable Use Policy Updates

CIRBN reserves the right to modify these Acceptable Use requirements at any time by updating the Acceptable Use Policy on the CIRBN website: www.cirbn.org.

Non-discrimination policy

In accordance with FCC 05-151, the FCC’s Broadband Policy Statement, the Central Illinois Regional Broadband Network (CIRBN) will be a nondiscriminatory, open-access network where service providers can competitively provide services including, but not limited to, data and video. As a result, CIRBN subscribers will have competitive options for accessing lawful Internet content, applications, and services via devices of their choosing.

CIRBN will not discriminate against providers of Internet applications or content operating in adherence to the law. Traffic will be neutrally routed, regardless of source or packet type.

CIRBN subscribers will have access to public Internet service offerings.

CIRBN subscribers should be able to make informed decisions when selecting a service provider. All CIRBN service providers will be required to prominently display network management policies on their websites.

CIRBN is a place where providers can interconnect. This will maximize available service choices for CIRBN subscribers. CIRBN subscribers will benefit from the innovation created through service provider competition.

By creating and enforcing an open-access infrastructure, CIRBN subscribers will benefit from maximized service provider choices at competitive rates. Additionally, local and even global service providers are given equal, unbiased opportunities to expand a subscriber portfolio, which in turn creates economic development momentum.

Non-Discrimination Policy Updates

CIRBN reserves the right to modify this policy at any time by updating the Non-Discrimination Policy on the CIRBN website: www.cirbn.org.