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New Report Highlights Broadband Utilization in Illinois Regions, Industry Sectors

Regional differences in broadband usage prevail in Illinois commercial businesses and public organizations, and public libraries are filling the gap by providing Wi-Fi access and one-on-one digital literacy trainings, according to a new report released by Broadband Illinois. 


Cyber Broadcasting Utilizes Mapping Data to Expand, Serve Housing Authorities
Cesare Bratta is the President of Cyber Broadcasting, LLC, based out of Coal City. He frequently attends eTeam meetings in the Northwest and North Central regions and has even utilized Broadband Illinois speed-tier maps to expand his coverage area. 
New Report Reveals Regional Differences in Illinois Broadband Usage

The digital divide prevails in areas of Southern and Western Illinois where less than 60 percent of residents use high-speed internet services at their home, according to a report on broadband adoption and usage released today by Broadband Illinois. 


Broadband Innovation Fund Generates More Than 100 Proposals

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, September 21, 2012 – More than 100 private, public, and nonprofit Illinois organizations have submitted proposals to utilize high-speed internet networks to develop opportunities in healthcare, education, job creation, public safety and more.  

Broadband Illinois to Present at Federation of Internet Solution Providers Conference
BROADBAND ILLINOIS TO PRESENT AT FEDERATION OF INTERNET SOLUTION PROVIDERS CONFERENCE


SPRINGFIELD, IL, September 4, 2012 –Sessions on broadband infrastructure and deployment, mapping broadband data, and broadband adoption and usage will be presented by Broadband Illinois at the upcoming Federation of Internet Solution Providers of the Americas Conference in Chicago September 17 - 19.
Clinton County Hosts Broadband Internet Meeting

A broadband (high speed internet) meeting was held in the Clinton County Board Room on July 12, 2012. Sixteen community leaders and three staff members of Partnership for a Connected Illinois (PCI) attended the meeting. Barb Webster of PCI was the main speaker for the meeting and broadband topics were discussed at length.

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.
ETeams Bring Leaders Together to Improve Jobs, Education, Healthcare and More
Wednesday Webinar Series Continues June 29 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday Webinar Series Continues June 1

The Partnership for a Connected Illinois will host its next Wednesday Webinar on June 1 at 2 p.m. CST, on the subject of "Community Anchor Institution and Broadband Access."

Wednesday Webinar Series Continues May 18

The Partnership for a Connected Illinois will host its next Wednesday Webinar on May 18 at 2 p.m. CST.  All who are interested in the advancement of broadband in Illinois are invited to participate on the subject of "Developing Statewide Baseline Data for Research."