Together we help Kansas rural-dwellers and organizations break free from the burden of slow internet and give them the quality of life and opportunities they deserve.


Explore the unconventional.
Fearlessly experiment.
And let curiosity be your guide.

Bringing Internet Freedom™ to the far reaches of Kansas is no small task. We’re an entrepreneurial, bold, resourceful team –rolling up our sleeves and pushing ourselves to achieve the impossible. 

Throw on your power jeans and prepare to test your wits at one of Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing private companies.


Fierce belief in bringing freedom to the underserved


Always looking ahead at different scenarios, ready to capitalize on opportunities and respond to new situations


Seeking out what may seem impossible with a “bring it on” attitude and grit that won’t quit


Unconventional problem-solving through thinking like an entrepreneur—to find and act on ideas that disrupt the status quo, no matter how big or small


Having the backs of our colleagues and customers, always doing what we promise with mutual respect and decency

INC. 5000




2012  2013  2014  2016  2017  2019  2020

2021 fastest

2012   2013   2014   2016   2017   2019   2020

Employee Benefits


Achieve Work/Life Balance

Flexible time off policies
Accommodating work schedules
Paid parental leave
Subsidized gym membership
Eight paid holidays


The Perks

Free internet
Relaxed work environment
Casual dress – jeans and tee shirts
Healthy drinks and snacks
Monthly company-wide grill days​


Education and Career Advancement

Tuition and certification reimbursement
Opportunities to learn new skills and grow


Ongoing Wellness

Employee Assistance Program
Life & disability insurance
Counseling and more for mental wellbeing
Healthy lifestyle coaching

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Healthcare Coverage

Healthcare benefits with various deductible options
FSA and HSA options
Supplemental insurance
Free direct primary care for high-deductible users


Plan For Your Future

Competitive salary package
Generous bonus & incentive plans
401(k) + company match


Some benefits listed may require manager’s approval or certain criteria to be eligible. All benefits listed may not be available to all employees;you will receive specific benefits information for your position if you are made an offer of employment.

I love working with a team that has such great passion for serving our Kansas communities!  Getting to work with such a talented team makes each day unique and rewarding.  We challenge one another to create the best solutions.  Seeing our ideas form into solutions and come to life is very exciting!  At Ideatek you witness the culture in our everyday work and interactions with one another.  I am grateful to be a part of the Ideatek team!

– Megan Shearer
Vice President of Talent & Culture

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The Time Is Now

Join The Gigabit Revolution™


Headquartered in Buhler, Kan., Ideatek is a broadband service provider with the mission of “fighting for INTERNET FREEDOM™.” IdeaTek uses a unique and innovative approach to deploy scalable, long-term fiber optic infrastructures, bridging the broadband gap in rural communities. IdeaTek has long been a state and national advocate for broadband equity policy and has built nearly 4,500 miles of fiber throughout Kansas. They were recently named to Inc. 5000’s list of fastest growing companies for the seventh time.

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