News tagged with IBIF

Carlinville Students Use Technology to Capture Stories of WWII Vets
Students at Carlinville High School are making a personal connection to American history thanks, in part, to an Illinois Broadband Innovation Fund Award.
Broadband Innovation Fund, FISPA, CenturyLink, and More!
Read about the Broadband Innovation Fund, FISPA, CenturyLink, surveys and more in this edition of the Broadband Illinois newsletter, September 11, 2012.
Broadband Innovation Tour Attracts Hundreds
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, August 28, 2012 -- The Illinois Broadband Innovation Fund is generating interest throughout the state with hundreds attending three webinars and four stakeholder meetings to learn about the new internet adoption and usage initiative.
Broadband Innovation Tour Launches, Program Materials Released

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, August 17, 2012 – The Broadband Innovation Fund, a new high-speed internet adoption initiative from the Partnership for a Connected Illinois, kicked-off this week with two live webinars and stakeholder meetings at the Illinois State Library in Springfield. 

Vote to Find Wi-Fi in Rural Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - July 17, 2012.  Broadband Illinois has applied for a grant to help rural residents find Wi-Fi Hotspots in their area. 

Broadband Illinois Submits Innovative Funding Request to Federal Communications Commission
Low-income Illinois residents in 35 rural counties could receive $2 million in funding for refurbished computers, digital literacy training and subsidized internet service as a result of an application filed by the Partnership for a Connected Illinois to a new Federal Communications Commission broadband adoption pilot program.