Focal Communications Announces 2001 Annual Meeting Date

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Focal Communications Corporation

    CHICAGO, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Focal Communications Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   FCOM), a leading national broadband services provider, today
 announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 14,
 2001, in Room 408 of the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center, 450 North
 Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago, Illinois.  The record date for the Annual
 Meeting is the close of business on April 16, 2001.
 
     About Focal
     Focal Communications Corporation ( www.focal.com ) is a rapidly growing
 national broadband communications provider.  Headquartered in Chicago, Focal
 offers innovative voice, data and Internet infrastructure services to large
 corporations, Internet service, content and application service providers, and
 value-added resellers across the United States.  Focal currently serves 21
 major metropolitan markets and has announced plans to deploy services in a
 total of 24 markets, encompassing 56 metropolitan statistical areas
 nationwide.  Focal's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National Market
 under the symbol FCOM.
 
 

SOURCE Focal Communications Corporation
    CHICAGO, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Focal Communications Corporation
 (Nasdaq:   FCOM), a leading national broadband services provider, today
 announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 14,
 2001, in Room 408 of the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center, 450 North
 Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago, Illinois.  The record date for the Annual
 Meeting is the close of business on April 16, 2001.
 
     About Focal
     Focal Communications Corporation ( www.focal.com ) is a rapidly growing
 national broadband communications provider.  Headquartered in Chicago, Focal
 offers innovative voice, data and Internet infrastructure services to large
 corporations, Internet service, content and application service providers, and
 value-added resellers across the United States.  Focal currently serves 21
 major metropolitan markets and has announced plans to deploy services in a
 total of 24 markets, encompassing 56 metropolitan statistical areas
 nationwide.  Focal's common stock is traded on the Nasdaq National Market
 under the symbol FCOM.
 
 SOURCE  Focal Communications Corporation