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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

Building a broadband customer base requires educating some Iowans first

posted on February 20, 2014 02:57 PM

Building a broadband customer base requires educating some Iowans first Play Video Michael Sadler of CenturyLink and State Sen. Steve Sodders both agree that some Iowans still need to be educated on why broadband access is important in today's world and how they could benefit from it. A bill being considered in the Legislature provides for a digital literacy program to help do... Watch Story

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

Sen. Sodders says broadband access is a necessity of life today

posted on February 20, 2014 02:55 PM

Sen. Sodders says broadband access is a necessity of life today Play Video State Sen. Steve Sodders (D-State Center) says access to high-speed broadband is needed for business and economic development, helping draw people to live in small communities and rural areas, as well as education. He says all Iowans should have broadband access no matter where they live. 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

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