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Digital Leaders: 2013 Project Updates

09/30/2013 Uncategorized by j.smith

These 2013 Digital Leaders represent a cross section of all four divisions of UW-Extension. These statewide Digital Leaders will work with the Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center and their communities to increase broadband (high speed internet) connection and adoption. Their projects will run July – December, 2013. Find overviews of all the projects here. Will Andresen, Community […]

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WLA 2013: Mini-Boot Camp Materials

09/20/2013 Uncategorized by j.smith

Workshop materials Boot Camp Asset Map Dunn Technology Resource Roadmap (brochure) Presenter contact information: *Please feel free to contact the UW-Extension Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center for any information on connecting with speakers, resources or ideas for connecting your community with high speed internet. 1-855-306-8050 Maria Alvarez Stroud, Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center Director, 608-263-9295 […]

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Speed Dating

06/19/2013 Uncategorized by j.smith

Download the complete University Wisconsin-Extension Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center Speed Dating Handout (Word Doc) Inventory of Resources (abbreviated) Category Description URL Planning/Project Management This is a template that could be used to create an unincorporated Association in Wisconsin to manage a Community Area Network http://bit.ly/11M4EPE Planning/Project Management This is a template that could be […]

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Chippewa Valley CINC update 6.10.13

06/10/2013 Uncategorized by j.smith

To say it’s been a little damp outside this spring would be a HUGE understatement.  Also if you were to say that the rain slowed us down a lot…it would be a HUGE understatement as well. It may have kept the troops a little gloomy at times with not much sunshine to cheer them up […]

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Chippewa Valley WI CINC update 4.30.13

04/30/2013 Uncategorized by j.smith

I saw lots of folks at the annual WiscNet FTC conference this past week, that was great to see as there is surely much chat about Community Area Networks (CANs).   I’ve been presenting and/or on a discussion panel at FTC for many years now in regards to Community Area Networks and talking about our developments […]

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Chippewa Valley (CINC) update 4.2.13

04/02/2013 Uncategorized by j.smith

It has been quite some time since my last update and I promise you it has not been because we have had nothing going on with the grant, it has been just the opposite.  We only have a few months left to the deadline of our grant and there is still much to do, everyone […]

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High Speed Bootcamp, May 9-10 2013

03/20/2013 Uncategorized by j.smith

The Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center is offering a High Speed Boot Camp focused on the topic of broadband (high speed internet) for all UW-Extension divisions and program areas. Attendees will leave this two-day session comfortable talking about broadband: How broadband is defined and what terms are used in talking about broadband The role broadband […]

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Maria Alvarez Stroud Contact

01/18/2013 Uncategorized by j.smith

Maria Alvarez Stroud, Director University Wisconsin-Extension Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center 610 Langdon St., Lowell Center, Rm 316 Madison WI 53703-1104 Web: http://dev-broadband.pantheonsite.io Twitter @WI_Broadband Phone 608-263-9295 / 608-890-0775 Toll Free: 1-855-306-8050 Fax: 608-890-1357 Maria.Alvarez-Stroud @ uwex.edu  

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Legislative Audit Bureau Report 12.18.2012

12/18/2012 Uncategorized by j.smith

The Legislative Audit Bureau today released its report on “UW System’s Role in WiscNet and Grant-Funded Networks.”  The full 97-page document is posted here: Included in that report (and linked here as a separate PDF) is the UW System’s management response. Also today, UW initiated the process of procuring Research and Education Network Infrastructure and Services. In […]

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Superior CAN Now in Business!

11/20/2012 Uncategorized by j.smith

The organizational meeting of the Superior Community Area Network (CAN) was held yesterday.  All member organizations have executed the Agreement of Association, and the registration is on its way to the Department of Financial Institutions. Members of the Association will be working actively in coming weeks to select and purchase the equipment needed to activate […]

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