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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…
iTV-3 ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION OF GIGABIT FIBER-OPTIC BROADBAND IN URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
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
The Broadband Health Imperative
A look at the intersection of healthcare and the FCC
Area schools’ technology programs nationally recognized
New Berlin High School teachers Kaitlan Dinges and Sarah Beard instruct a joint class in the nationally-recognized Project Lead the Way program
In Quinn, tech found one of its strongest allies
Former Gov. Pat Quinn was the tech industry's biggest ally.
In Detroit and other cities, nearly 40 percent go without Internet
Many people can't afford Internet service and even lack mobile broadband.
Broadband Expands Into Rural America, But How Many Will Adopt?
High-speed Internet is finally starting to reach the nation’s most remote areas. Many residents, though, are slow to adopt it.
Attendees at Connect Michigan Conference Want Rural High-Speed Broadband
PCI's Broadband Infrastructure Catalyst, Jay Roberts, attended the Connect Michigan Conference.
Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin and Amazon Announce 1,000 Full-Time Jobs in Illinois Amazon Plans $75 Million Investment in Heart of the Midwest
Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Amazon.com Inc. today announced plans to create more than 1,000 full-time jobs and $75 million in investment in Illinois. Amazon is beginning site…
Frontier Communications Completes Network Improvement Bringing more network reliability and faster speeds to Carthage Area
Carthage IL sees improved speeds and reliability as Frontier completes infrastructure network

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