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Connecting Southern Illinois with Opportunities Since 2006

The twenty southernmost counties of Illinois have been focused on broadband as an economic development tool since 2006. ConnectSI, a foundation dedicated to fueling these rural economies through broadband, agriculture, education, and healthcare initiatives, partnered with Broadband Illinois and now serves as the Southern eTeam. 

Economic Development Conference to focus on Regional Internet Project

The 16th annual Southern Illinois Economic Development Conference will be held on March 17th at the John A. Logan Conference Center in Carterville, Illinois from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM.  The conference topic will be “Southern Illinois On-Line" Regional Broadband & E-Commerce Opportunities” and will be focused around the 740-mile, high-speed fiber optic network being constructed by Clearwave Communications.