Mission, Vision & Values Statements

About Us

OneNet is the comprehensive digital communications initiative of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and Oklahoma’s research and education network. OneNet leverages local, national, public and private partnerships to provide world-class broadband connectivity to institutions that sustain communities and enrich lives. OneNet’s high-performance optical network meets our state’s education, research, health care, and state and local government needs.

OneNet serves higher education institutions, career technology centers, K-12 schools, libraries, research organizations, health care providers, and federal, state, local and tribal government agencies. OneNet does not serve private businesses or private residences.

OneNet partners with other research and education networks across the country to connect Oklahoma to research programs throughout the nation and around the globe. Meeting the diverse set of research and education needs of Oklahoma, OneNet has developed a statewide fiber backbone with a 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 advances research and education in communities across Oklahoma by delivering high-speed, affordable connectivity and technology solutions to research, education, health care and government institutions.

Vision

OneNet aspires to provide high-quality broadband services in Oklahoma and to be a shining example of a research and education network among those across the country. OneNet aims to be a trusted partner to those we serve and trusted authority in broadband initiatives. OneNet strives to provide our subscribers with the bandwidth required to accomplish their missions and serve their communities.

Values Statement 

OneNet is dedicated to providing the most advanced network possible for our subscribers. 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 subscribers to succeed today and tomorrow.

OneNet Values Statement Graphic, Trust, Cost Savings, Digital Inclusion, Breakthrough, Technical Expertise, Service, Partnerships

Increasing Broadband Access and Digital Inclusion

OneNet is dedicated to leveling the playing field for Oklahoma’s rural communities by increasing broadband access across our state, in partnership with local telecommunications providers. We advocate for digital inclusion initiatives that benefit research, education, health care, and state and local governments.

Promoting Service Orientation

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

Serving as a Trusted Partner

OneNet strives to be a trusted partner to our subscribers, last-mile providers, vendors and other constituents by providing exceptional services, offering expert guidance, and operating fairly, reliably and dependably.

Enabling the Next Breakthrough

OneNet serves as the catalyst for the next breakthrough, whether scientific or academic, by providing high-speed service and leading-edge technologies that keep our state at the forefront of innovation.

Achieving Cost Savings

As an organization not seeking a profit, OneNet secures cost savings for our subscribers by providing consistent, cost-effective services. We achieve these savings through fiscal responsibility, vendor negotiations and resource collaboration.

Building Partnerships

OneNet seeks strategic partnerships that enable us to achieve more than we could alone. By developing public-private partnerships at the local, state and national levels, we bring together organizations to eliminate boundaries and create value for our subscribers.

Sharing Technical Expertise

OneNet openly shares our technical knowledge and expertise with our subscribers and partners. We believe this builds a community that embraces new technologies and empowers those we serve to be both effective and innovative.