News

Iowa is one of the first states in the country to opt-in to the FirstNet cell network. The network gives priority to police, fire and other emergency workers during a crisis.

Post Date:
07/21/2017

As we look back on the first half of 2017, we want to remind our customers to protect themselves from cyber threats. Staying cyber aware will give you a head start. Below is a list of the top five security risks from ICN’s Security Bureau.

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07/14/2017

Internet articles about education, public safety, healthcare and government in relation to the broadband industry.

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06/30/2017

Located at the Capitol Complex in Des Moines, IA, ICN's new flexible carrier grade testing Lab allows ICN to operate efficiently as a carrier and establish a standards base approach to evaluate future technology.

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06/14/2017

Bob Holz was appointed to serve on the Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission (ITTC), the governing body of the Iowa Communications Network (ICN).  Holz’s membership became effective on May 22.  

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06/08/2017

Internet articles about education, public safety, healthcare and government in relation to the broadband industry.

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05/31/2017

ICN's healthcare, government, education, and public safety customers experienced cutting-edge security demonstrations and face-to-face interaction when the “Fast and Secure Tour” rolled into Des Moines on May 4.

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05/18/2017

The legislature adjourned on April 22. Commissioner Tim Lapointe’s fourth term appointment (through 2023) was approved by the Senate on April 6. He has served on the Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission (ITTC) since 1999.

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04/22/2017

Iowa’s private telecommunications industry gathered on April 6 for the 5th Iowa Public Private Partnership Summit, where they heard directly from a FirstNet representative and FirstNet’s awarded vendor AT&T. 

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04/06/2017

On March 24, Governor Branstad greeted ICN's leadership and staff. ICN’s Executive Director Ric Lumbard presented a plaque to the Governor to honor him for the vision and foresight in the establishment of the state-of-art broadband legacy for the State of Iowa.

Post Date:
03/24/2017