Business Broadband
at the Speed of Light
Business Broadband
at the Speed of Light
Business Broadband
at the Speed of Light

Our Markets

education

GOVERNMENT & EDUCATION

Create an optimal learning experience, reach goals and stay connected with our GigE+ Fiber Optic Network.

health

HEALTH CARE

Get connectivity for multiple locations or immediate access when you need it so your medical staff can quickly serve patients.

business

ENTERPRISE

A reliable, secure and efficient enterprise network infrastructure at a reasonable price point is hard to find. Look no further.

it-tech

CARRIER

With a history of carrier-to-carrier, fiber-based services we are the best choice you can make for reliable, secure and scalable networks.
IT

ISP / WSP

Our dedicated internet access, supported by round-the-clock network operations center, will put you a step ahead of the competition.

voice

CATV / IPTV

We have extensive experience with high-performance voice, switching and routing technology to support IPTV/CATV networks.

Community

COMMUNITY / METRO

From cities to small towns, we are committed to delivering broadband connectivity to residential and business customers.

How close is your organization to our fiber network?

View our interactive maps to learn more about our extensive fiber routes and see how close we are to connecting your business.

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About Us

Independents Fiber Network is a wholly owned subsidiary of CNI that was established in 2003 to better serve the voice, video and data services of its customers. We are an Ohio-based internet service provider that brings high-performance, high-capacity, Ethernet-over-fiber solutions to your doorstep. By operating a fiber-optic backhaul network dedicated to serving rural and underserved communities in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, we’re able to deliver connectivity you can count on for mission-critical operations, ensuring business continuity and access when you need them most.

Our Services

WAN Transport

All your business locations around the world are connected by one single point of contact over facility-based fiber rings.

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DWDM Services

Higher capacity at lower costs, all on a private, dedicated wide-area transport network

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Dedicated Internet Access

Scalable bandwidth that meets your unique network needs. 

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IPPBX Voice Services

Voice support services that keep your business operations running smoothly. 

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Facilities & Infrastructure

Carrier-class PoP with peace of mind backed by our NOC and customer care center that offers a four-hour or better mean time to repair.

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Updates

The Plan to Modernize Education

A growing concern with policymakers has been to tackle an emerging problem in our educational system. Several of our nation’s public schools are lacking high-quality, high-speed Internet. The amount of bandwidth that was deemed sufficient 15 years ago is no longer...

Manufacturer’s Success = Efficiency

Today, we live in a constant changing market and as a manufacturer you need to be on the forefront of those changes in order to be successful. In an article written in October 2012, Rockwell Ethernet Architecture says that “becoming more responsive without sacrificing...

Independents Fiber Network Expands Fiber Optics in Southwest Ohio

Wapakoneta, Ohio —- Independents Fiber Network, the leading provider of high-capacity network services for Northwest and Central Ohio, recently completed a network expansion into the Montgomery, Warren, and Clinton County areas of Southwestern Ohio. Independents...

Independents Fiber Network Expands Fiber Optics in Northwest Ohio

Wapakoneta, Ohio —- Independents Fiber Network, the leading provider of high-capacity network services for Northwest and Central Ohio, completed a network expansion into the Wood, Lucas, Williams, and Fulton County areas of Northwest Ohio. Independents Fiber...

Independents Fiber Network Adds Two Points of Presence (POPs) in Indiana

Wapakoneta, Ohio —- Independents Fiber Network, the leading provider of high-capacity network services, operating in Northwest Ohio, Northeast Indiana, and Southern Michigan, recently completed a network expansion into Steuben, Allen and DeKalb Counties in...

Independents Fiber Network Completes Diverse Fiber Connection from Indiana to Ohio

Wapakoneta, Ohio —- Independents Fiber Network, the leading provider of high-capacity network services, operating in Northwest Ohio, Northeast Indiana, and Southeast Michigan, recently completed a network expansion into Leo, Grable, New Haven, Woodburn, and...

The New Buzz Word in Education

The relatively new word in the realm of academics is “Cloud Computing”. Cloud computing requires using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet as opposed to a local server. The “cloud” reduces the cost of IT and simplifies content management processes. So,...

Independents Fiber Network Expands Into Ohio Warren and Butler Counties

Wapakoneta, Ohio —- Independents Fiber Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of Com Net Inc ("CNI-Independents”) has added 240 route miles totaling 3,551 fiber miles under its turn-key management.  These additional facilities are primarily located in Warren and...

Independents Fiber Network Reinforces Network Security Against DDoS Attacks

Corero Provides value add DDoS mitigation to protect customers’ service availability Wapakoneta, Ohio —- Independents Fiber Network, a wholly owned subsidiary of Com Net Inc ("CNI-Independents”) has teamed up with Corero Network Security, a leading provider of...

The Latest in Fiber-Optic Infrastructure Networks: Newest Projects

The economy is not the only thing that’s grown in the past few months. Recently, Independents Fiber Network has completed several projects in the tri-state area and helped to grow our fiber-optic network for our partners and local communities. These ongoing...

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