Broadband Survey Results Now Available

In the fall of 2013, the City of Iowa City Telecommunications Commission conducted a survey of over six hundred Iowa City area residential broadband consumers, looking at factors affecting consumer satisfaction, consumer knowledge of their broadband service, patterns of broadband use, and broadband network performance. The survey results will be used by the Commission in developing a public education program to help consumers better understand their broadband service and options.

Click here to read more on the City of Iowa City website.

Click here to read the survey overview and results.

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All Bids Rejected in Proposed ICN Sale

Gov. Terry Branstad said Wednesday he is rejecting bids to purchase Iowa’s statewide fiber-optics network.

Branstad followed a recommendation made in June by the Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission to turn down two bids made by Iowa Network Services, a West Des Moines telecommunications company that submitted the only two bids to buy the 25-year-old Iowa Communications Network (ICN).

Iowa Communications Network For Sale or Lease


Des Moines, IA -- On Wednesday afternoon, Iowa Communications Network’s governing body, the Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission (ITTC), released the requirements for potential bidders interested in buying or leasing the State’s state-wide fiber optic Network.