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App Development Opportunity for Students!

Are you a U of I student with a passion for social justice and application development?  Have you been envisioning how to use a gigabit application to support education, health, energy, transportation, and more in the Champaign-Urbana community?  If you

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UC2B Network Set for Nonprofit Transition

By: Roxana Ryan CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, July 30, 2013 — Planned changes in the Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband network (UC2B) will allow for expansion to more homes and lessen the potential burden on local taxpayers, according to city and university representatives. Council

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UC2B Director Gant: Libraries Vital to Adoption, Usage in Gigabit Cities

Dr. Jon Gant, Director of the UC2B Broadband Adoption Program at the University of Illinois, called on libraries in gigabit cities to lead the way in public ultra-high speed adoption. Gant spoke this week during a panel on Google Fiber

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MuniNetworks: Catching Up on UC2B in Illinois

A recent article and podcast from Community Broadband Networks highlights the lastest developments with the UC2B Network. Visit the link to listen to the interview!  “The home of the first web browser (Mosiac) is now building an exciting open access network –

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The 2012 Illinois Broadband Research Conference

Dr. Maryalice Wu and Ms. Shavion Scott attended the 2012 Illinois Broadband Research Conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago to present on behalf of the Center for Digital Inclusion and its work on the Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband project

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