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Broadband Illinois Launches New Web Site Promoting Tools, Research and Opportunity

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan February 17th, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, February 17, 2011 – Illinois residents can now discover who offers high-speed internet service in their neighborhood with a single mouse click or touch on a smart phone.

They do this by visiting, a new site launched Thursday by the Partnership for a Connected Illinois (or Broadband Illinois), a non-profit group based in Springfield.

On Tuesday Morning, Illinois Broadband Advocates Gather for Better Broadband and Better Lives

Broadband Data, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan September 28th, 2010

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, September 28, 2010 – Broadband high-speed internet services are stimulating the economy, creating jobs and enhancing lives in Illinois through enhanced telemedicine, training, and public safety benefits.

On Tuesday, dozens of federal broadband stimulus recipients will gather together in Springfield, Illinois, to celebrate and plan how more than $351 million in federal, state and private investment will be used to build infrastructure and frontline programs to eliminate the digital divide.

The historic assembly will be webcast live on at 11 a.m. ET / 10 a.m. CT.

The program will also be streamed on the Illinois Channel, and the home page of the State of Illinois. The direct link to the stream is (available at 9:50 a.m. CT).

Illinois Plants 'Johnny Appleseed' Projects Promoting Broadband in State

States September 3rd, 2008

September 3 – In describing efforts to improve broadband in Illinois, Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn uses this analogy: “We have to be the modern-day, 21st century Johnny Appleseeds, planting good technology projects all over the state.”

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