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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? […]

US Ignite Partnering with Google Fiber and ConnectHome

US Ignite is pleased to announce that our partner, Google Fiber, will activate free gigabit Internet service at its first public housing property in Kansas City. This effort is part of ConnectHome, an initiative by HUD (US Department of Housing and Urban Development) and the White House, intended to help narrow the digital divide and […]

Jackson, TN Joining National Smart Gigabit Network

Jackson Energy Authority’s Gigabit Capabilities Recognized William Wallace, Executive Director of US Ignite, today welcomed Jackson, TN as the newest partner in US Ignite’s “Smart Gigabit Communities” project. By investing in the infrastructure to support the project, Jackson joins 15 other communities nationwide participating in a $6 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation […]