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Welcome to the ICN: Broadband Strong

Welcome to the ICN: Broadband Strong 

The Iowa Communications Network (ICN) is a state-of-the-art fiber optic network providing telecommunications services to its authorized users including high-speed flexible broadband Internet, data, voice (phone), security, and consulting services. The authorized users of the ICN, under Code of Iowa, include: K-12 schools, higher education, hospitals and clinics, state and federal government, National Guard armories, and libraries.

Contact the ICN during COVID-19

Visit our News page for all COVID-19 updates from the ICN

Our Services

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ICN to End Video Service
video icon ICN to End Video Service

The ICN’s primary purpose when it was originally established approximately 30 years ago was to provide two-way interactive video for education. With advancements in technology and the mobility of devices, users are no longer required to utilize the fixed classroom to access the network.

Cybersecurity Roadshow Recap
cybersecurity roadshow Cybersecurity Roadshow Recap

Our 2019 Cybersecurity Roadshow tour is coming to a close. We want to thank everyone that attended and interacted with the discussions, networking, and collaboration of resources.

Cybersecurity Roadshow Takeaways

#CyberTip - Strong Passwords
strong passwords #CyberTip - Strong Passwords

Bad habits die hard, according to SplashData’s eighth annual list of Worst Passwords of the Year. "123456" and "password" are the most commonly used passwords of 2018. SplashData created the list for 2018 by compiling data from five million leaked passwords.