News tagged with DCEO

Center for Digital Inclusion is Established at the University of Illinois
The Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) is proud to announce the establishment of the Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The CDI strives to foster inclusive and sustainable societies through research, teaching, and public engagement about information and communication technologies (ICT).
Our Town Grows: Web Tools Sustain Life, Learning and Local Commerce Everywhere
People now meet on the street and in local web places. How is this done? How do Internet tools help the local economy? Read the full blog post by Layton Olson to find some answers to these questions, featured here on Broadband Illinois!
New Program Aims to Improve Quality of Life Through Internet Usage

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, August 16, 2012 -Job creation, educational opportunities for low-income citizens, and improved public safety are among the goals of an innovative high-speed internet adoption program announced today by Broadband Illinois.

Upcoming Eliminate Digital Divide Info Sessions to provide resources for applicants
Applicants seeking details on the Eliminate the Digital Divide Grant may participate in one of two upcoming information sessions hosted by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. 
Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Announces 2012 Digital Divide Grant

Residents of eligible Illinois communities can receive access to high-speed Internet, technology training, and more as part of the 2012 Eliminate the Digital Divide Grant, sponsored by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).  Grant applications will be accepted through March 16. 

Illinois Broadband Awardees Headed to Washington; Aim to Build State Model for Broadband Deployment
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, October 27, 2010 – Illinois Recipients of the Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) awards, part of the federal government's stimulus program, will be headed to the nation's capital for workshops on November 9th and 10th.