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Illinois-based Highlights, Initiatives at Next Week's Broadband Communities Economic Development Conference
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Nov. 1, 2013 -- Illinois will be well-represented at the Broadband Communities Regional Economic Development conference series next week in Tinley Park. See below for Illinois-specific program highlights! 
Technology Innovation Summit 2013 to host thought leaders in information technology at annual event
(CHICAGO) - - One of the highlights of National Women’s Small Business Month is Technology Innovation Summit 2013 (TIS-2013“Sustaining Main Street Through Innovation” set for this Thursday at the Aon Center (Second Floor), 200 E. Randolph, 8 a.m. - noon.  The event is being organized in collaboration with experts in the fields of technology, innovation, leadership and community development.  Speakers for the Summit are some of the most recognized thought leaders in the field of information technology.Additionally, former Chicago Bull Bill Cartwright, chairman of Park Ridge-based background investigation company Cartwright Downes Inc., will be a part of this year’s event.
Broadband Communities Conference Agenda, Speakers, Webinar Details Released

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Sept. 12, 2013 -- Successful fiber initiatives in the midwest and specifically Illinois will be topics of discussion at two upcoming webinars hosted by Broadband Illinois and Broadband Communities Magazine.


Upcoming Webinars To Feature Midwest and Illinois Fiber Projects
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, Sept. 4, 2013 -- Broadband enthusiasts are invited to save the date and register for two upcoming webinars on Midwest and Illinois fiber projects, hosted by Broadband Illinois and Broadband Communities Magazine.
US Ignite Summit Demos Next-Gen Applications, Convenes Tech and Community Leaders

CHICAGO, July 3, 2013 – The future of the internet isn’t just another social network or addicting game. It’s about making our society better, safer, smarter and more productive with next-generation applications running on ultra-fast gigabit connections. 


Broadband Communities Regional Conference Comes to Chicagoland
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, July 1, 2013 -- Broadband has played a key role in the innovation-driven economic rebound in Illinois and the role of high-speed internet will be front and center at an upcoming event on economic development in Chicagoland.  
How Next-Gen Apps are Changing Society for the Better
The race to build ultra high-speed gigabit networks is on. From Kansas City to Chattanooga, everyone’s talking about “getting to a gig.” But what will we do with all that speed and why do we need it?
Summit to Demonstrate Next-Gen, Gigabit Applications
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, JUNE 13, 2013 – You’ve heard all the talk about gigabit networks, but what can we actually do with all that speed? Find out at the US Ignite Application Summit.
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. 


Earlybird Registration Available for Broadband Telemedicine Summit
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, April 1, 2013 – Organizers of the inaugural Broadband Telemedicine Summit today announced more affordable categories of pricing tiers and robust additions to the event’s agenda.
 
Participants who register for the summit before April 15 are eligible for an early bird rate of $50. Discounts for students and public interest organizations are also available.
Telemedicine Summit to Bring Together Healthcare Leaders from 3 States

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, March 13, 2013 – A first-of-its-kind telemedicine event is bringing together healthcare leaders, government officials and broadband enthusiasts from 3 states to discuss how high-speed internet is revolutionizing the medical industry. 

South Side Gigabit Challenge and Chicago's Broadband Future

CHICAGO- October 16, 2012 -- Governor Pat Quinn today announced the first winner of the Illinois Gigabit Communities Challenge, Gigabit Squared. The company, the City of Chicago, the University of Chicago, and Cook County, will receive $2 million in seed funding to jumpstart a fiber optic and wireless network in nine South Side Chicago neighborhoods.