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Broadband Illinois Releases Updated Residential Broadband Pricing Study
Broadband availability increased statewide, higher speeds and lower prices a result
Broadband Illinois to Host "How to Bring a Gigabit Network to Your City in Illinois"
Successful gigabit city officials will discuss their successes and offer advice
14 Illinois Locations Register to Compete for America's Best Communities’ Title
Deadline for applications March 25, 2015
Local provider iTV-3 announces speed increase at no charge to existing customers
Visualizing the Digital Divide in Chicago [Map]
The city of Chicago has launched numerous efforts to elminate the digital divide in every neighborhood
Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Public Library Announce “Internet To Go” Tech Lending Program
Pilot Program Allows Residents To Check Out Wi-Fi Hotspots and Tablets
Three U.S. Communities Among 'Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2015'
Arlington County, Va., Columbus, Ohio, and Mitchell, S.D., are considered "the best on the planet to teach us how we should go about planning the future."
Texas prisons try telemedicine to curb spending
With healthcare costs rising for Texas inmates, prisons seek ways to cut costs
Network Could Put City in Online Fast-Lane
Jacksonville in talks to update broadband network, possibly become a gigabit city
State Says 80 Percent of Mainers 'Unserved' by Broadband
The ConnectME Authority, which oversees the state’s broadband service, on Friday adopted a new standard to define adequate service levels.
9 Things Computers Can do Now That They Couldn't do a Year Ago
2014 had its fair share of "firsts" in hardware, software, and robotics
Broadband Illinois Welcomes Governor Bruce Rauner
PCI participates in inauguration activities
From the Early Adopter’s Dilemma to the Game of Gigs: Building the Information Rich Commons
Blair Levin's opening remarks to the Gigabit City Summit
9 Maps that Explained the Internet in 2014
From subscription rates to barries to municipal broadband networks, here is a look at the state of all things Internet across the globe
The Year of Community and Municipal Gigabit Broadband
Former PCI executive director, Drew Clark, reflects on broadband in 2014 and touts PCI's accomplishments.
Gigabit or GigaWhat? There is Work to Do Regarding Ultra-Broadband Services
Is Gigabit service necessary for most Americans?
High Tech Coming to Highland
Squarefruit Labs, maker of next generation 3-D printers, wins $15,000 Highland Gigabit Challenge
Frontier Communications Helps Propel Carbondale into Gigabit City Status
Frontier announces Carbondale as a Gigabit City, High speed internet over 50 times faster
Americans Feel Better Informed Thanks to the Internet
Do you feel the same?
These IL Schools Made a List of the 50 Most Innovative Computer Science Programs
Four Illinois schools made the list
The Killer App for Local Fiber Networks
For a community fiber network, economic development may be the killer app – the application that validates the use of the platform.
How Chicago is Narrowing the Digital Divide
Low-income families, minorities, people with disabilities and seniors are overwhelmingly represented in the broad swath of the city’s population who are unable to gain access to crucial…
The first Urbana-Champaign residents will soon be connected to some of the fastest Internet speeds in the country. Local broadband provider iTV-3 today announced construction and expansion of the…
Zeke Flores Named to Crain's 40 Under 40 List
PCI Board Member selected as one of Chicago's most influential
About 700,000 add Broadband in the Third Quarter of 2014
86.6 Million Get Broadband from Top Cable and Telephone Companies

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