Broadband Access

Access to broadband supports the economy and allows Northeast Indiana to be globally competitive. While our region's infrastructure is built to see your business succeed, it also improves the quality of life for all thanks to increased communication and learning opportunities. 

Broadband access was a key priority for our Vision 2020 work, which has evovled to form Vision 2030

  1. Lieutenant Governor’s Rural Broadband Working Group Report

    January 5, 2015

    The Regional Partnership convened a group of state and regional leaders to address broadband access in Northeast Indiana. The group discussed how to implement the recommendations from the Lieutenant Governor’s Rural Broadband Working Group report, and what it means to be a broadband ready community.

  2. ROC Member Championed Broadband Access

    June 3, 2013

    A Regional Opportunities Council (ROC) member decided to lead the Regional Broadband Access priority to gain greater clarity around the significant obstacles that impact broadband access across the region. 

  3. Regional Broadband Access Added as Vision 2020 Priority

    January 9, 2012

    The Regional Opportunities Council (ROC) voted to adopt Regional Broadband Access as a Vision 2020 priority. The long-term vision included expanded broadband width and availability across Northeast Indiana to become one of the most wired regions in the country.

  4. Regional Broadband Access Presented

    January 10, 2011

    Regional Broadband Access was presented as an opportunity to expand broadband width availability in Northeast Indiana with the goal to become one of the most wired regions in the country. Internet access in Northeast Indiana was found to be inconsistent, with some areas heavily wired with hot spots and access abounding, while other areas were spotty at best. Broadband access was described as an infrastructure improvement that could be used to attract businesses and entrepreneurs, enhance education, increase rural connectivity, and even contribute to quality of life.