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The Future of Broadband Access in Iowa

posted on February 20, 2014 02:57 PM

The Future of Broadband Access in Iowa Play Video Senator Steve Sodders (D-State Center) and Ric Lumbard, Director of Operations and Engineering at Iowa Communications Network and Michael Sadler, Assistant Vice President Public Policy and Government Relations at CenturyLink are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the... Watch Full Episode

Is Google competition for Iowa telcos and the ICN?

posted on February 20, 2014 02:56 PM

Is Google competition for Iowa telcos and the ICN? Play Video Google is planning to expand its communications services in more cities. Michael Sadler of CenturyLink says they welcome competition like Google as long as there's a level playing field. He says some cities are creating incentives to woo companies like Google and creating disadvantages for other... Watch Story

ICN director says network is undervalued and could expand who/what it serves

posted on February 20, 2014 02:54 PM

ICN director says network is undervalued and could expand who/what it serves Play Video Ric Lumbard, director of engineering and operations for the Iowa Communications Network (ICN), says the original purpose of the ICN was to serve schools, healthcare facilities, state government, etc. and it was excluded from serving other entities and customers. He says if the ICN could offer... Watch Story

Legislative leaders say time is right to re-evaluate ICN and look for opportunities

posted on January 15, 2014 01:50 PM

Legislative leaders say time is right to re-evaluate ICN and look for opportunities Play Video Iowa House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Iowa Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal both say the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) was a good idea when the state built it a couple decades ago, but now it's a good idea to re-evaluate the network and see how it fits into today's technology.... Watch Story

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