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Four Major Cities Join the Smart Gigabit Communities Program

Today, US Ignite announced that four additional cities have joined the Smart Gigabit Communities program, a network of communities that have each committed to leveraging next-generation smart city and Internet technologies to keep pace with the world’s rapidly changing information technology-driven economy. US Ignite is a nonprofit organization that fosters the development and deployment […]

NSF Cloud For Everyone Workshop

November 10-11 2016, Atlanta, GA Call for Participation The National Science Foundation Workshop on the use of advanced NSF Cloud facilities by institutions which focus on underserved communities (NSF Cloud for Everyone) is tentatively scheduled for November 10-11 at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. The Workshop is intended for professors teaching under or graduate […]

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 […]