News tagged with Smart Communities

New Report Reveals Increases in Broadband Adoption and Usage Among Chicago's Smart Communities
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, February 6, 2013 -- Residents in neighborhoods participating in Chicago’s Smart Communities program are using high-speed internet more frequently, but greater access to affordable broadband at home remains an issue for at-risk communities, according to new research released today on the Broadband Illinois website.
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.