News tagged with governor quinn

Governor Quinn Announces Second Illinois Gigabit Communities Challenge Winner
AURORA – October 16, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today announced that OnLight Aurora is a recipient of an Illinois Gigabit Communities Challenge award, a statewide competition to establish ultra-high speed broadband networks across Illinois. The state is awarding $1 million in Illinois Jobs Now! capital funding to OnLight Aurora to help connect the city of Aurora’s fiber optic network to its education, business, and healthcare communities and accelerate economic growth and job creation.
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. 

List of Illinois Gigabit Challenge Applicants Published

SPRINGFIELD – August 8, 2012. More than 40 communities are in the running for seed funding to build ultra high-speed broadband networks, according to a list of applicants published by the Illinois Gigabit Challenge Team. 

News from Broadband Illinois, June 28th, 2012
Read about Gov. Quinn's Gigabit Challenge, the Central eTeam's first meeting, and upcoming events with Broadband Illinois.
Spurring Innovation Through Illinois Gov. Quinn’s Gigabit Challenge
As the June 30, 2012, deadline for Governor Pat Quinn’s Illinois Gigabit Community Challenge approaches, contenders across the state are putting the finishing touches on plans to expand ultra high-speed internet throughout their communities.  This competition is the first of its kind for Illinois. The stakes are high: A total of $6 million in capital funding will be awarded to the most promising deployment projects.
Webinar to Provide Information on Gigabit Community Challenge Competition

Eager to learn more about Governor Quinn’s recently announced Gigabit Communities Challenge? An upcoming webinar will communicate guidelines, distribute information, and collect questions about the application process. 

Statewide Competition Brings High-Speed Internet to Communities

Governor Pat Quinn recently announced details of the Illinois Gigabit Communities Challenge, a competition that will award up to $6 million in capital funding to the most promising high-speed Internet deployment projects.

Quinn, Preckwinkle announce $16 million broadband infrastructure investment in south Chicago suburbs
Gov. Quinn and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced on Friday a state and county committment to invest $16 million in south Chicago suburbs high-speed Internet connections.
Healthcare and a Digital Card in Every Pocket

Healthcare and a Digital Card in every pocket

It is fit that Broadband Illinois – with its focus on Broadband for Better Lives -- begin its regular Broadband Voices Blog with the topic Life and Health.  Healthcare is also National Need #1 in FCC National Broadband Plan issued in 2010.  http://www.broadband.gov/