Category: Fiber/Broadband & Technology

Fiber according to The Office: How to Choose an Ethernet Solution for your Multilocation Business

In a previous post, we discussed the benefits of an Ethernet Private Line (EPL) for businesses with two locations. So what fiber ethernet solution is best for businesses with three or more locations? Let’s consider a scenario using fictional yet widely-known paper company Dunder Mifflin as an example. Dunder Mifflin, according to creators of The… Read More »

2019 Trends in Fiber – What to Expect

We’ve already looked back and recapped the biggest trends in the fiber industry in 2018, along with the top IFN moments of 2018, which included a new name and look for us. Now it’s time to look forward and assess what’s in store for fiber, the digital divide, and the industry as a whole in… Read More »

Four 9s vs Five 9s: What’s the Real Cost of the Difference?

On July 20, 2016, a widespread service outage grounded Southwest flights nationwide. Disgruntled customers trying to book flights were met with a webpage instructing them not to refresh their browsers while stranded passengers clogged airport terminals. Twelve hours and more than 2,000 cancelled flights later, Southwest operations were up and running once again, but not… Read More »

3 Questions to Ask When Considering an Ethernet Private Line (EPL)

Fiber Ethernet is a no-brainer for many Indiana businesses, especially since IFN’s fiber route touches almost every corner of the state and nearly everywhere in between. But when it comes to Ethernet Private Line service—EPL for short—it’s not uncommon to question the value EPL adds. To assess if EPL is right for your business, consider… Read More »

Need for Speed: How Fiber Internet can help your Business Move Faster

Many of us make personal resolutions when the new year turns on the calendar, and the same is true for business leaders. It’s common to look for ways to work smarter and faster to boost revenue. Technology is often cited as the key to a more productive workforce, but adding more software to your tech… Read More »

Dedicated Fiber Ethernet With Less Complexity

If you’re looking for a robust networking solution for fiber transport, look no further than Intelligent Fiber Network. We are happy to introduce our carrier-grade fiber Ethernet transport to our blog (it’s been around product-wise for a while!) As part of our 4,500 route miles of fiber, IFN’s fiber transport is equipped to provide secure… Read More »

Top 2018 Trends for the Fiber Industry in Indiana

We know the first word you probably don’t associate with fiber is “sexy.” But as our fearless leader Jim Turner said in a meeting recently, “Fiber is sexy right now.” Not only is this the kind of attitude we love about fiber, but he’s also right! Fiber broadband has received an immense amount of attention… Read More »