A Bit About INOC

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About Us

The Independent Network Operations Consortium was founded in December 2000 by subsidiaries of four upstate New York Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILECs).

Our mission is to provide each member or customer with high end ISP Services, internet connectivity, Backup & Disaster Recovery, Colocation, and managed cloud hosting solutions.

Through partnerships and growth, INOC's network presence has expanded to cover most of New York State and several neighboring states providing connectivity to numerous hospitals, educational institutes and businesses of varying size.

Have concerns about the corporate/private and financial stability of your current or future colocation provider? With more than 400 combined years of experience in the telecom industry between our four founding members, your stability and viability concerns are alleviated.

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Our Founding Members/Owners

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Middleburgh Telephone Co.


The oldest of our four founding companies, founded in 1897, The Middleburgh Telephone Company (MIDTEL) is family owned and operated, and has been serving Schoharie County and parts of Albany County for nearly 120 years. With over 7,000 customers, MIDTEL prides itself on serving its customers with robust and innovative solutions including local and long distance telephone, Cable TV and video, Broadband Internet, and wireless Broadband services.

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State Telephone Co.


State Telephone Company, Inc. is a family owned corporation that has been providing local telephone service to approximately 5,000 customers in the Southern Albany and Northeast Greene County area since 1909. Headquartered in Coxsackie, NY, StateTel, provides local service, long distance, high speed data and Fiber Optic to the home/business. Providing the newest services to its customers they've always maintained a hometown customer service feel. 


Germantown Telephone Co.


The Germantown Telephone Company is family owned and operated, covering parts of Columbia County since its establishment in 1905. After over 100 years of service, Germantown Telephone Company became GTel in 2007. To this day GTel stays committed to its customers by providing state-of-the-art IP services as well as maintaining its telephone and television services.

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Pattersonville Telephone Co.


Located in Rotterdam Junction, Pattersonville Telephone Company has been serving parts of Schenectady County and Amsterdam, since the company’s establishment in 1902. Pattersonville Telephone Company dedicates itself to providing its customers with the latest technologies in both telephone and internet services.

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