Utah Foundation Report Highlights Pioneering Work for Advanced Broadband, Including UTOPIA Gigabit NetworkFiber, Gigabit Networks October 19th, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY, October 19, 2015 – Utah has been leading the nation in many areas of broadband internet access and its proliferation, according to a report released on Wednesday by the non-profit Utah Foundation.
“Utah’s history of investing early and its collaboration among many public and private entities has helped develop an infrastructure that can support the local business climate, including Utah’s expanding tech sector which is heavily reliant on high-capacity networks,” reads the report, by Shawn Teigen, Christopher Collard and Robert Jordan of the foundation.
“It is likely that future internet applications will require exceedingly high-speed internet, far beyond that which is available today. Preparing the infrastructure now may be prudent,” write the authors.
Schools, Health and Libraries Conference a Vital Connection for Public BroadbandEducation, FCC, Health, Minority, NTIA, Universal Service May 18th, 2015
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 – More than five years after the unveiling of the National Broadband Plan, policy-makers and on-the-ground-advocates seeking to build better broadband networks will convene here this week at the annual conference of the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition.
The conference, “Enhancing Broadband Through Innovation, Investment and Inclusion,” has become the regular Washington gathering point for those engaged in public broadband initiatives.
Among the keynote and plenary sessions at this year’s conference include addresses by Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, former Virginia Gov. and Sen. George Allen, plus Mayor Jill Boudreau of Mount Vernon, Washington.
Utah Poised to Be First State With Large-Scale Gigabit Networks: Speakers at Utah Broadband SummitBroadband's Impact, Cybersecurity, FCC, Fiber, Gigabit Networks October 28th, 2013
PROVO, Utah, October 28, 2013 – The prospect and reality of Gigabit Networks throughout the country, beginning in Utah, are “creating bigger surface areas for the mind,” the chief technology officer of US IGNITE said here on Thursday. Speaking at the Utah Broadband Summit here in Provo — selected a Gigabit city six months ago […]
Utah and New Jersey Win Broadband GrantsBroadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, National Broadband Plan, NTIA, States February 23rd, 2010
WASHINGTON, February 23, 2010 – The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration this week announced investments to boost the broadband experience in Utah and New Jerse
With Large Underserved Areas, Idaho Seeks to Establish Statewide Educational NetworkStates August 8th, 2008
August 8 – The state of Idaho took a step toward a broadband strategy with the March 2008 passage of H. 543, a bill that establishes a statewide broadband network.