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Bill St. Arnaud is a R&E Network and Green IT consultant who works with clients on a variety of subjects such as the next generation research and education and Internet networks. He also works with clients to develop practical solutions to reduce GHG emissions such as free broadband and dynamiccharging of eVehicles (See http://green-broadband.blogspot.com/) . View my complete profile

Monday, December 21, 2009

Middle mile architecture using anchor institutions such as universities, schools, etc critical to future of broadband

[Just released report on the Recovery Act Investments in Broadband stresses the critical role of the middle mile in connecting small rural communities using anchor institutions such as universities, schools, hospitals, etc. The report cites the investment NSF made in the early regional networks as a precedent. NRENs and/or RONs can play a critical role in this regard -- BSA]

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RECOVERY ACT INVESTMENTS IN BROADBAND:
LEVERAGING FEDERAL DOLLARS TO CREATE JOBS AND CONNECT AMERICA