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California Rolls Out Telehealth Network

WASHINGTON, August 23, 2010 – The state of California last week officially launched its Telehealth Network, which is funded by $30 million in federal, state and private money.

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WASHINGTON, August 23, 2010 – The state of California last week officially launched its Telehealth Network, which is funded by $30 million in federal, state and private money.

The project received more than $21 million from the Federal Communications Commission, $3.6 million from the California Emerging Technology Fund as well as health care business United Healthcare, among other contributors.

The University of California is overseeing the project, which is using broadband and telehealth to link 800 facilities throughout the state.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said at a launch of the project that it will be part of a network of 68 similar telemedicine and online health networks nationwide.

CTN Executive Director Eric Brown said the network expects to activate the first 50 sites on the network over the next few months, including a roll out of electronic health applications.

Partners in the project are available at the new network’s web site.

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U.S. Broadband Deployment and Speeds are Beating Europe’s, Says Scholar Touting ‘Facilities-based Competition’

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WASHINGTON, August 23, 2010 – The state of California last week officially launched its Telehealth Network, which is funded by $30 million in federal, state and private money.

The project received more than $21 million from the Federal Communications Commission, $3.6 million from the California Emerging Technology Fund as well as health care business United Healthcare, among other contributors.

The University of California is overseeing the project, which is using broadband and telehealth to link 800 facilities throughout the state.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said at a launch of the project that it will be part of a network of 68 similar telemedicine and online health networks nationwide.

CTN Executive Director Eric Brown said the network expects to activate the first 50 sites on the network over the next few months, including a roll out of electronic health applications.

Partners in the project are available at the new network’s web site.

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Discussion of Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event on High-Capacity Applications and Gigabit Connectivity

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2013 – The Broadband Breakfast Club released the first video of its Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event, on “How High-Capacity Applications Are Driving Gigabit Connectivity.”

The dialogue featured Dr. Glenn Ricart, Chief Technology Officer, US IGNITESheldon Grizzle of GigTank in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Todd MarriottExecutive Director of UTOPIA, the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency, and Drew ClarkChairman and Publisher, BroadbandBreakfast.com.

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WASHINGTON, August 23, 2010 – The state of California last week officially launched its Telehealth Network, which is funded by $30 million in federal, state and private money.

The project received more than $21 million from the Federal Communications Commission, $3.6 million from the California Emerging Technology Fund as well as health care business United Healthcare, among other contributors.

The University of California is overseeing the project, which is using broadband and telehealth to link 800 facilities throughout the state.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said at a launch of the project that it will be part of a network of 68 similar telemedicine and online health networks nationwide.

CTN Executive Director Eric Brown said the network expects to activate the first 50 sites on the network over the next few months, including a roll out of electronic health applications.

Partners in the project are available at the new network’s web site.

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Breakfast Club Video: ‘Gigabit and Ultra-High-Speed Networks: Where They Stand Now and How They Are Building the Future’

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WASHINGTON, August 23, 2010 – The state of California last week officially launched its Telehealth Network, which is funded by $30 million in federal, state and private money.

The project received more than $21 million from the Federal Communications Commission, $3.6 million from the California Emerging Technology Fund as well as health care business United Healthcare, among other contributors.

The University of California is overseeing the project, which is using broadband and telehealth to link 800 facilities throughout the state.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said at a launch of the project that it will be part of a network of 68 similar telemedicine and online health networks nationwide.

CTN Executive Director Eric Brown said the network expects to activate the first 50 sites on the network over the next few months, including a roll out of electronic health applications.

Partners in the project are available at the new network’s web site.

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