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Mission, Vision & Values Statements

About Us

OneNet is the comprehensive digital communications initiative of Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and Oklahoma’s only statewide internet service provider. OneNet leverages local, national, public and private partnerships to provide world-class broadband connectivity to institutions that sustain communities and enrich lives. OneNet’s mission is to advance technology across Oklahoma. OneNet’s high performance optical network meets the mission-critical needs of Oklahoma’s education, research, health care and public service communities. OneNet also partners with other research and education networks across the country to connect Oklahoma to research programs throughout the nation and around the globe. Serving the diverse set of research and education needs of Oklahoma, OneNet has developed and operated a statewide fiber backbone with an 100Gbps infrastructure serving Oklahoma’s largest research institutions. OneNet operates one of the two Great Plains Network 100Gbps on-ramps to Internet2, as well as directly connects to other statewide research networks through Internet2.

Mission

OneNet’s mission is to advance technology across Oklahoma. OneNet enhances economic growth by meeting the mission-critical needs of our state’s education, research, health care and public service communities.

Vision

OneNet is committed to serving as the leading Internet and network service provider for the state of Oklahoma. We strive to fulfill a critical role within the success of our state by enabling citizens to cross state boundaries and reach around the world. We accomplish this vision by keeping pace with ever-changing technological advancements and by being the first to deploy those technologies across our state. We envision our customers’ needs even before they do and foster early adoption of advanced networking technologies. By providing leading-edge innovation, we empower our customers to create their own paths to success and improve their lives and the lives of those they serve.

Values Statement 

OneNet is dedicated to providing the most advanced network in the state. To achieve this, our team embraces values that guide our decisions and drive our actions in everything we do. We commit ourselves to values that build a foundation for delivering a network that empowers our customers and their communities to succeed today and tomorrow.

Contributing to Oklahoma’s Success

OneNet fulfills a unique role in Oklahoma’s success by supporting the missions of those organizations that serve the citizens of our state. We recognize the importance of this role in the future of our state and recognize our success depends on the success of those we serve.

Opening a Window to the World

In today’s global economy, we must connect local communities to each other and the world beyond. To stay competitive, our state’s citizens need access to every corner of the globe, and OneNet is committed to providing a window to the world through an advanced network unlike any other in our state.

Increasing Broadband Access

OneNet is dedicated to leveling the playing field for Oklahoma’s rural communities by increasing broadband access across our state. By delivering high-speed options to rural communities, we ensure our rural citizens have the same opportunities as those who live in our metropolitan areas.

Advancing Leading-edge Technology

OneNet strives to bring leading-edge technology to our state. By positioning OneNet as the state’s technology leader, we ensure our customers are at the forefront of innovation and have access to technology that meets their needs and advances their missions. We encourage our customers to embrace new technology and show them how they can empower their work through technology advancements.

Building Partnerships

OneNet seeks strategic partnerships to create synergies that enable us to achieve more than we could alone. By partnering at the local, state and national level, we bring together organizations and individuals to eliminate boundaries and create value for those involved.

Achieving Cost Savings

OneNet demonstrates fiscal responsibility by achieving cost savings for our organization through vendor negotiations and resource collaboration. We also secure savings for our customers through consistent, cost-effective services.

Promoting Customer Orientation

OneNet’s leadership promotes customer-oriented thinking at all levels of our organization. By maintaining focus on our customers’ needs, we ensure our services not only meet, but exceed expectations.

Spurring Economic Development

OneNet reaches out beyond the customers we serve to spur economic development by facilitating public-private partnerships to deliver technology throughout communities and create opportunities that otherwise would not be available.