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Chicago Gigabit Challenge Takes Big Step Forward

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced that his office has issued a request for qualifications from potential vendors in a plan to bring affordable gigabit-speed service to seven designated “innovation zones” around the city.

The plan is part of the Chicago Gigabit Challenge, an initiative announced by Emanuel in September 2012.

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