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Internet2 Upgrades Speed to 8.8 Terabits per second

Broadband Stimulus, Education, Fiber, Health, Public Safety, Tribal Broadband March 11th, 2011

WASHINGTON March 10, 2011 – Internet2, the nationwide ultra high-speed education network, announced that it will increase the network’s speed by a factor of nearly 900. The network’s existing speed is already approximately 1,000 times as fast as a the fastest widely-available high-speed residential connection.

Internet2 will increase its speed from 100 gigabits per second (100,000 megabits per second) to 8.8 terabits per second (88,000,000 Mbps).

Verizon and Free Press Agree that Remote Broadband Requires Monopolies

Broadband Stimulus January 22nd, 2009

January 22, 2009 – Verizon Communications and Free Press agreed that bringing high-speed internet technology to unserved areas of western Massachusetts may result in a monopoly, or a single local telecommunications provider.

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