29 universities seek high-speed networks

The broadband networks will be installed in communities with low unemployment.

The University of Missouri announced Wednesday that is joining an effort by some of the country’s top colleges to build “ultra” high-speed data networks in their local communities.

The project is known as Gig.U: The University Community Next Generation Innovation Project.

The 29 participating schools include Arizona State, Duke, Florida, Michigan, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Florida, and Wake Forest University. The Aspen Institute, a Colorado-based nonprofit, initiated the effort.…Read More

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