Gig.U congratulates the communities of Champaign and Urbana

Gig.U congratulates the communities of Champaign and Urbana, as well as the University of Illinois, on the announcement of the investment into a world-leading broadband network.  Today’s announcement demonstrates how a community, focused on local organizing and local resources, can control its bandwidth destiny and accelerate its economic and social progress in the global information economy.

For more details on the partnership, see the UC2B iTV3 Press Packet.

Today, Gig.U Executive Director Blair Levin joined community and university officials to announce the project. Read his full remarks here.

 
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Today, at part of the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy’s Project on the Evolution of Regulation and Technology, Gig.U Executive Director Blair Levin gave a speech entitled “The Next 30 Months.” In it, he highlights the upcoming events and challenges the FCC will face in this key regulatory era. “Here’s a big, but […]

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