Category: Blog

Intelligent Fiber Network to be Acquired by Zayo

Intelligent Fiber Network (IFN) today announces it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. The acquisition culminates several years of strong growth for IFN. Following its rebrand to Intelligent Fiber Network in 2018, IFN has continued to expand its footprint with recent network investments in Northeast Indiana and… Read More »

Aspire Indiana’s Big Bet On The Cloud Pays Off During Pandemic

Enterprises across the globe have needed to adjust their business models to fit the virtual environment caused by COVID-19.  While it may seem obvious to make moves to the cloud, based on how much more digital businesses have already become, not all businesses have easy or reliable access to high-speed, sustainable, and enhanced network connections… Read More »

New Year, New World, New Office

Over a year ago, we shared the exciting news that IFN was moving to a new HQ. We purchased the building at 722 N. High School Road on the west side of Indianapolis from the Wabash Valley Power Alliance (one of our member/owners). Our plan was to occupy the northeast section of the building while… Read More »

How IFN is Leading the Way to Better Enterprise Health

Even before COVID-19 rocked America,  one-third of rural hospitals nationwide were on the brink of shutting down and others struggled to stay afloat. For more than 60 million Americans, or 20 percent of the US population, living in a rural community too often plays a role in the type of healthcare received. Access to healthcare,… Read More »

Rural Students Need Sustainable Broadband Access to Complete Schoolwork

As the school year gets up and running, students across the U.S. are getting back into the swing of doing one of their least favorite things: homework. With the ever-growing amount of technology and resources being infused into classrooms around the country, teachers are able to enhance their students’ educational experiences. Nearly 70% of teachers… Read More »

What can sustainable broadband do for banks in rural communities?

Even as the world is reaching new heights of interconnectivity, there is still the issue of the more than 24 million Americans who lack access to a sustainable broadband network, according to the Pew Research Center. Today, 31% of Americans who live in rural communities do not have broadband access, compared to just 4% of… Read More »

Fast and Steady Wins the Race

We all know the story of the tortoise and the hare and its implied wisdom.  But when it comes to your business internet, the adage needs tweaking to reflect the truth. In reality, fast and steady wins in the end. The speed and reliability of internet service can make or break a business, and it’s… Read More »