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University of Chicago, Gigabit Squared Partnership Highlighted at Broadband Communities Summit
An initiative to establish a gigabit-speed network in south side Chicago neighborhoods was featured as an Illinois success story in the making Tuesday during the annual Broadband Communities Summit in Dallas, Texas.
News from Broadband Illinois, June 28th, 2012
Read about Gov. Quinn's Gigabit Challenge, the Central eTeam's first meeting, and upcoming events with Broadband Illinois.
Spurring Innovation Through Illinois Gov. Quinn’s Gigabit Challenge
As the June 30, 2012, deadline for Governor Pat Quinn’s Illinois Gigabit Community Challenge approaches, contenders across the state are putting the finishing touches on plans to expand ultra high-speed internet throughout their communities.  This competition is the first of its kind for Illinois. The stakes are high: A total of $6 million in capital funding will be awarded to the most promising deployment projects.