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Los Angeles Connects to 100 Gbps Education Network

Posted by Steve Schram on May 17, 2016 at 10:57 AM

Originally published on May 16, 2016 on Government Technology by Colin Wood.

Los Angeles will become the first large city to connect to California’s 100 Gbps education network, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced May 12.

The California Research and Education Network (CalREN), which is operated by the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), today connects schools, libraries, researchers and 10,000 member institutions. Connecting city departments to the network will open new data-themed opportunities for government, Garcetti said.

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