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Seeking Phoenix “Partner for Innovation”

The Smart Gigabit Communities Project has been initiated by US Ignite, a Washington DC-based non-profit organization operating under a National Science Foundation grant. Cox Communications and US Ignite partnered and invited the City of Phoenix to be the 16th designated Smart Gigabit Community. Cox Communications is providing a $300K grant over a three-year period to […]

US Ignite Launches Advanced Wireless Consortium

US Ignite is excited to announce a new Advanced Wireless Industry Consortium to help align and focus US efforts to exploit new wireless technologies beyond 5G. Combined, these new technologies may provide 1000x improvements in throughput over current wireless networks. The Consortium being announced today includes 21 companies and organizations that have agreed to contribute resources in support of […]

US Ignite Announces 15 Smart Gigabit Communities

Smart Gigabit Community Program will Leverage Gigabit Infrastructures for Economic Advantage in Multiple Local Economies US Ignite announced today the creation of a national network of Smart Gigabit Communities. Each of the 15 communities in the network has made a significant commitment toward levering next-generation smart city and Internet technologies to keep pace with the […]

Create Your Own Cloud with CloudLab

Have you always wanted to create your own cloud? Imagine a cloud where you have full control to customize and create whatever you desire. You can choose from computational power, storage space, energy efficient computation or any combination you choose. You can even create your own configuration of nodes and switches. You’ll also receive a […]

Team B’Smart Takes on Baltimore’s City Challenges

As consumers, many of us think of high speed, high bandwidth Internet as a tool that speeds up the pesky buffering icon while binging on Netflix. But what if it was more than that? What if critical infrastructure investments into advanced networks were the key to improving the quality of life for a whole city? […]