Fiberutilities Network Services

About

Fiberutilities Network Services (FNS) is a specialty division of FG.  FNS is a professional management company, providing business strategy, operations management, planning, building and operating services, and field resources. FNS provides full operational control of enterprise LAN and WAN networks at the operational and data link level, including monitoring and maintenance of the physical network. FNS also provides design, planning, and construction services for any new network required.

FNS prides itself on one simple promise, network better.

FNS has been around for over a decade, dedicated to helping the Iowa Communications Network(ICN) upgrade its infrastructure and bring increased connectivity across the state of Iowa.

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Fiberutilities Network Services

Fiberutilities Network Services is much more than network operations.

We do anything and everything that keeps your network running. Seriously. Imagine one point of contact for all of your network needs. That’s us. We also offer more than any network vendor. Our team connects the different components of your business for transformative solutions that deliver exponential value. We’re like a trusted advisor or business partner. Here to help. That’s how it should be, right?

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Fiberutilities Network Services

Specialties

Strategic Communications Management, network management, dark fiber assets, Federal Broadband Program Management, wide area networks, local area networks, network operations, RFP management, funding process management, Healthcare Connect Fund, Network evaluations, private networks, contract aggregation, Technical support, IT resources, Technology strategy, Private network consulting, System integrations, WAN consulting, and LAN consulting.

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Fiberutilities Group

Scot Eberle

Chief Executive Officer

Scot Eberle

Chief Executive Officer
Expertise: 40+ years
Key role:

Scot Eberle brings 40 years of business experience, including extensive success in the telecommunications arena, to his role of CEO of FG. A tested leader of successful teams, Mr. Eberle has held a variety of executive level positions within the communications industry with MCI Communications, McLeodUSA, 3M and Lanier. Mr. Eberle has served on the Board of Directors and as Co-Chairman for leading technology organizations and endeavors. He is routinely retained as an expert in the field of emerging technology, with television presentations and other public appearances dealing with the future of technology.

Steve Knapp

President and Chief Financial Officer

Steve Knapp

President and Chief Financial Officer
Expertise: 10+ years
    Skill:
  • Managing telecom operational support systems (OSS)
  • Business support systems (BSS)
Key role:

Steve Knapp, CPA, CGMA, is a seasoned business leader with expertise in business management, financial analysis, operations and taxes. Steve has a unique ability to manage through the change, helping companies maximize value and stability through resource development and strategic problem-solving skills. Established in 2004, Steve is a founding member of FG and today serves as President and CFO. Prior to FG, Mr. Knapp worked in Private Wealth Management, managing investments, small business development, private foundations and estate assets.

Lee Seydel

Chief Technology Officer

Lee Seydel

Chief Technology Officer
Expertise: 40+ years
    Skill:
  • Network technology management
  • Network deployment
Key role:

Lee Seydel brings more than 40 years of innovative network and technology management experience to FG. Mr. Seydel has extensive software development experience and extensive network deployment experience with leading companies such as Texas Instruments, Xerox, DSC, MCI and McLeodUSA. He has been responsible for the construction, installation, and the operation of thousands of miles of network in the central United States. He has served as Director of Intelligent Distributed Network Architecture for MCI, as Vice President of Network Services for McLeodUSA, and as CTO for FG.

Collin Summers

Managing Director, Pointcore Network Services

Collin Summers

Managing Director, Pointcore Network Services
Expertise: 20+ years
    Skill:
  • Defining customers’ network specifications
  • Recommending customer-centric solutions
Key role:

Technology executive who understands how to use technology to help an organization meet its mission, vision, and business goals. Successfully integrated existing enterprise systems and human talent into new information technology platforms and processes. Experienced in a diverse range of industries in a wide range of international settings. The driver of IT innovation and optimization throughout complex organizations.

About FG

At your side. At your service. That’s FG. It all started with a simple idea: Connection. Back then, FG was known as Fiberutilities Group, but the same entrepreneurial spirit continues to inspire our evolution as a team. We’ve always endeavored to be a great place to work and an even greater partner for our clients.

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The Healthcare Connect Fund provides support for broadband connectivity to eligible health care providers. But providers must prove eligibility in order to receive support from the Healthcare Connect Fund. It’s a process that’s difficult to navigate and demands creative positioning. That’s where we come in.

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Networks

Wide Area Networks. Local Area Networks. Strategic Services. FG manages, monitors and maintains every element of your network infrastructure. Our team works with you to understand the unique challenges facing your business.

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