IMPORTANT NOTICE: We are currently experiencing channel disruption on our TV platforms.

Our network engineers are working to resolve these issues for our customers. While we do not have an ETR at this time, our teams will continue working through the night to get the services running smoothly.

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Experience & Local Customer Focus Sets Us Apart

The Fastest Internet From a Company You Can Rely On. Period.

We are proud to connect local communities to the world on a nationally recognized fiber-optic network that moves at the speed of life.

This means 99.9% overall network reliability our customers count on to thrive. All of our services are backed by an uncompromising commitment to exceptional customer service.
Our Mission
Be the preferred provider of broadband services in every market we serve by building the best fiber network and offering exceptional customer experiences delivered by people committed to making a difference.
Our Vision
To make people’s lives better by connecting them to a world of possibility through fiber-optic networks.

Our History

1994
Bitwise Communications is incorporated and becomes the largest wholesaler of dial-up internet in Illinois. Eventually, Bitwise transforms into OmniLEC.
2003
OmniLEC lays its first fibers underground through downtown Peoria and Pekin, IL, to serve businesses with the growing demand for higher bandwidth internet services.
2009
OmniLEC is sold to the owner of Family Video and renamed iTV-3. With an all-fiber optic offering for customers, iTV-3 grows to nearly 10,000 customers in the greater Peoria and Champaign-Urbana, Illinois markets.
2016
iTV-3 is renamed i3 Broadband.
2018
The Rhode Island-based company, Full Channel, Inc., is acquired by i3 Broadband, adding over 6,000 customers and increasing staff to more than 100 people.
2020
i3 Broadband begins executing the largest buildout in company history, expanding across its existing footprint in Illinois and Rhode Island, while entering the greater St. Louis area and other new states.
Today
The i3 Broadband you know and love employs more than 200 local team members in the communities we serve. This workforce is proudly 100% U.S.-based. As we grow, we remain committed to providing the best experience for our customers — with industry-leading technology, transparent pricing and exceptional customer service.
1994
Bitwise Communications is incorporated and becomes the largest wholesaler of dial-up internet in Illinois. Eventually, Bitwise transforms into OmniLEC.
2009
OmniLEC is sold to the owner of Family Video and renamed iTV-3. With an all-fiber optic offering for customers, iTV-3 grows to nearly 10,000 customers in the greater Peoria and Champaign-Urbana, Illinois markets.
2020
i3 Broadband begins executing the largest buildout in company history, expanding across its existing footprint in Illinois and Rhode Island, while entering the greater St. Louis area and other new states.
Today
The i3 Broadband you know and love employs more than 200 local team members in the communities we serve. This workforce is proudly 100% U.S.-based. As we grow, we remain committed to providing the best experience for our customers — with industry-leading technology, transparent pricing and exceptional customer service.
2003
OmniLEC lays its first fibers underground through downtown Peoria and Pekin, IL, to serve businesses with the growing demand for higher bandwidth internet services.
2016
iTV-3 is renamed i3 Broadband.
2018
The Rhode Island-based company, Full Channel, Inc., is acquired by i3 Broadband, adding over 6,000 customers and increasing staff to more than 100 people.

Our Community Promise

We are part of every community we serve.

With each market expansion, i3 Broadband creates local employment opportunities which help us invest in our people and create roots in the neighborhoods we support. i3 Broadband is also a proud partner of local and national charities, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband (UC2B), which seeks to provide every person with equal access to technology.
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Commitment to Safety

The safety of our employees, customers and partners is a top priority at i3 Broadband. All our employees are trained to the highest safety standards, and all i3 subcontractors must meet stringent safety protocols while working on our market expansion projects.

Our Leadership

Dave Keefe
Chairman
Paul Cronin
Chief Executive Officer
Sam Valencia
Chief Financial Officer
Brian Olson
Chief Business Development Officer
Jane Larson
Chief Marketing & Sales Officer
Tasha Moretto
VP & Chief People Officer
Bill Shreffler
Chief Operations Officer
Mike Elam
VP of Community Affairs & Market Development
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