Broadband Matters
Iowa's state-wide fiber optic network provides Internet & Data for Education, Healthcare & Public Safety
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Welcome to the ICN

Welcome to the ICN

The Iowa Communications Network (ICN) is the country's premier distance learning and state government broadband carrier network, committed to providing Iowa strong broadband solutions for the education, government, public safety, and healthcare sectors of Iowa. The ICN makes it possible for Iowans, physically separated by location, to interact in an efficient, creative, and cost-effective manner. ICN provides high-speed flexible broadband Internet, data, video conferencing, and voice (phone) services to authorized users, under Code of Iowa, which includes: K-12 schools, higher education, hospitals and clinics, state and federal government, National Guard armories, and libraries.

Broadband Strong

Delivering FLEXIBLE broadband and FAST experiences to meet the growing broadband needs of education, government, Broadband Strongpublic safety, and healthcare in Iowa.

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MAC Freeze During November Election

ICN will implement a Move-Add-Change (MAC) freeze for November 7, 8, and 9 in order to insure continuity and preparedness for this year’s election. ICN technical resources will be staffed in the Broadband Information Center (BRIC) the day and evening of the election to provide network monitoring.