Hoosier Net and Accord join forces in Indiana statewide fiber co-op

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The Indiana statewide fiber scene is heating up with two recently formed cooperatives, Hoosier Net and Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, joining forces to tackle fiber connectivity. Hoosier Net, a consortium of 17 internet service providers (ISPs), will leverage its combined assets with Accord to facilitate broadband deployment throughout rural Indiana. Accord, a group of 21 electric and telephone cooperatives, was the second Indiana statewide fiber network announced in June 2022, along with Hoosier Net. Hoosier Net specializes in fiber backbone capabilities for commercial clients like hospitals, schools and government organizations. Its services include direct internet access scalable between 10 Mbps to 100G, dark fiber, Ethernet transport and more. Accord’s members collectively own 20,000 miles of fiber infrastructure, serving around 300,000 homes and businesses across Indiana. Hoosier Net and Accord’s partnership marks the first statewide network that’s composed of both telephone companies and electric co-ops.

Hoosier Net, Accord join forces in Indiana statewide fiber co-op