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NIU’s Internet connection became faster and able to provide more bandwidth resources when the university tripled its broadband services with provider Cogent Communications in January. For students, faculty and staff who depend on the network for study, work and research, the news is welcome, said Cindy Phillips, director of customer services at Information Technology Services. The increase allows information...
Congressman Bill Foster will visit NIU’s DeKalb campus this morning to tout the benefits of a new broadband network to be built in northwest Illinois thanks to a $68.5 million federal grant to the university. The news conference will be streamed live here starting at 9:45 a.m. Announced in September, the grant will allow a group...
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Northern Illinois University  received word today of the largest grant in university history – $68.5 million to develop a broadband network that will spread across nine counties in northwest Illinois. That amount includes $46.1 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, funded by money set aside last year as part of by the American Recovery...
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