Industry News

How IFN can help rural health care providers save on broadband costs

Access to fiber broadband for health care providers saves lives while lowering costs and improving patient experiences. Fiber broadband is essential for high-bandwidth applications including: Telemedicine and training video conferencing Sending X-rays, MRIs, and CAT scans to specialists at distant hospitals Transmitting electronic health records As a homegrown Indiana company, we know the challenges rural… Read More »

Cloudy with a Chance of Outages: How to Disaster-Proof your Business

According to the National Weather Service, we’re heading into tornado season, as April, May, and June are the most active months for twisters across the United States. Is it a coincidence that flash flooding is most likely to occur during these months as well? Though total destruction as a result of a tornado or flood… Read More »

Intelligent Fiber Network Announces $13 Million Capital Raise and Groundbreaking Partnership with Wabash Valley Power

Wabash Valley Power’s investment in IFN helps grow high-speed connectivity in Indiana and opens the door to expand IFN’s footprint outside the state of Indiana Intelligent Fiber Network (IFN), a leader among Indiana’s commercial fiber broadband providers, today announces that it has raised nearly $13 million in equity investment funding from its existing independent local… Read More »

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 »

Delaware County: You’re Fiber Ready!

Fiber optics is a revolutionary tool to connect people and businesses in a faster and more reliable way. At Intelligent Fiber Network, we are dedicated to bridging the digital divide by providing fiber clusters for businesses to tap into. During the past few months, we have featured some of these clusters where fiber is available…. Read More »