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Orion tower down due to fire at chemical plant

A fire at the Helena chemical plant in Orion has caused a power outage in that area.
Our backup batteries have now also gone dead.
Authorities will not yet let us on the premises due to safety concerns.
Internet will be down until power is restored.
We apologize for any inconvenience.

scheduled down time

We will be performing scheduled downtime in the Toluca IL area on Thursday February 1st from 2:00am to 3:00am. Expect intermittent Internet connectivity at that time.
Thank you

Colona Maintenance

NBS will be performing maintenance tomorrow morning (6-1-2017) on the Colona watertower. This maintenance should last from 30 minutes to an hour. We’ll be swapping out the router and switch and if time permits, adding better electrical surge protection. Thanks.

Network Maintenance

NBS will be performing network maintenance Friday March 16th 2017 between the hours of 5AM and 8AM CST. If you are experiencing problems outside this maintenance window you are experiencing issues related to your specific location and you should call our support line at 309.944.8823 Choose option 1 Thanks! Kari Hofmann
General Manager
Network Business Systems Inc.


We are currently experiencing a power issue at our Princeville location. Electricians are on site and expect to have power restored this morning. This also affects Dunlap customers.

Benson Service.

Service has been restored to the Benson tower. If you are still experiencing an internet outage please try rebooting your radio or contact us at 309.944.8823.
Thank you for your patience. NBS


Due to the construction at the Benson Grain Elevator, it appears that the power is out on the grain leg. We are working to get this restored as soon as possible.