20

Years

In Business

Route Miles Of 

Fiber Optic Infrastructure

500+

68

On-Net

Locations

ABOUT ICFN

InnerCity FiberNet (ICFN), a Dallas based fiber optic infrastructure provider, enables high-speed, high-reliability, cost-effective connectivity solutions for enterprise business, education, data center, carrier, cloud and content companies over our metro fiber-optic network in Dallas-Ft. Worth.  Whether you require Metro Ethernet, Metro Dark Fiber or a Custom Network Solution, we provide greater flexibility and customized solutions to accommodate your communications requirements.

 

Because we’re privately held and locally managed, we define ourselves as much by the individualized service we deliver as by the speed and reliability of our networks. Our experienced, dedicated staff and completely redundant network provide carrier-class reliability with 24/7/365 support. 

What Our Customers Say

"InnerCity FiberNet has helped me deliver for clients while at Digital Realty, Infomart Data Centers and now RagingWire. Their solution and team – deliver on timing, quality and costing for clients that need to connect, peer and extend in the DFW market."

Michael Carnes

 Director of Sales,
RagingWire Data Centers

"The ICFN team is customer service oriented and they are very responsive to the needs of our members and affiliates.  The team was quick to provision dark fibers that resulted in rapid network deployment for a LEARN affiliate."

Akbar Kara

CTO,
Lone Star Education and Research Network

ICFN MANAGEMENT  TEAM

ICFN's management team has over 95 years combined experience working in the infrastructure and data center industry.   ICFN is committed to delivering superior infrastructure solutions in Dallas-Ft. Worth. 

Tom Spackman

Partner and CEO

Tom is the CEO and owner of InnerCity FiberNet and Gigabit Fiber with overall responsibility for its strategic direction, operations, and financial results. Mr. Spackman is a subject matter expert in the areas of network security, utility regulation, spectrum management, rights of way and easements and large-scale capital projects. Tom is a licensed attorney in the state of Texas specializing in Federal and State communication law. He was a delegate representing the Republic of Mexico at the ITU World Radio Conference in Geneva, Switzerland and has owned and operated network assets in Mexico. Mr. Spackman has a long history of entrepreneurial ventures as an investor, lawyer and chief executive in the financial, real estate, oil and gas and telecommunication industries.

Jimmy Chiles,

Partner

 

Jimmy is a serial optimist and founder of five communication infrastructure companies during his 40 year career in the industry. Four of his companies were acquired by public traded mobile or fiber network operators and his fifth company to the largest privately held operator of small cell fiber infrastructure. The acquirers of his startup companies included Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems in1986, NexTel in 1989, SPRINT Wireless in 1999, Global Signal in 2001, EPGN/Alpheus in 2007 and in 2016 Extenet Systems. Today Jimmy continues his tradition of finding or creating unique solutions for his industry.

Chris Degelia,

General Manager

 

Chris has 22 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, his strategic approach to building fiber networks and operational expertise deliver results for customers and the company.
Chris is currently the General Manager at InnerCity FiberNet-Gigabit Fiber where he has responsibilities for revenue growth, network development, and strategy. Chris joined InnerCity FiberNet in 2013.
Prior to InnerCity FiberNet, Chris held various sales, leadership, and corporate development positions with Zayo, AboveNet, OnFiber Communications, Qwest, and MCI. Before his telecommunications career, Chris worked in federal, and local law enforcement. Chris attended El Centro College where he studied Criminal Justice.

Javier Ornelas,

Vice President of Engineering and Operations

 

Javier Ornelas is the VP of Operations for Gigabit Fiber. Mr. Ornelas is responsible for resource development, technology, technical services, engineering, construction and operational improvement. Mr. Ornelas has 8 years of experience in the electrical, automation, and communications industry. Prior to joining Gigabit Fiber, Mr. Ornelas led the Process Control, E&I and Communications group for Nevada Gold Mines TRJV. He was responsible for delivering operational performance and driving maintenance strategies for day to day operations. Mr. Ornelas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso.