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10th and Final NTIA Data Submission Complete

National Broadband Map data submission completed, maps updated over coming months

Big Data Fueling Iowa Farmers' Productivity

Drones flying over farm fields recording high resolution images & field sensors providing real-time information on crops are among the tech tools likely to be commonplace in an era of big ag data.

Survey of Illinois Households Examines Broadband Usage, Benefits, Barriers

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, April 22, 2013 – In a multi-faceted survey released earlier this month by Broadband Illinois, Illinois households rated fiber-optic internet connections highest in terms of speed, reliability and value. However, households in rural and isolated areas of Illinois are almost four times as likely to have a dial-up connection. 

Report Cites Broadband as Major Issue for Rural Illinois
SPRINGFIELD – September 7, 2012. Broadband infrastructure, access, and cost of service are top priorities for rural Illinois communities, according to a report published by Lt. Governor Shelia Simon’s office and the Illinois Institute of Rural Affairs.