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CEN Partners with New London to Offer Free High-Speed Public Wi-Fi Access

Free internet access in New London closer to a reality CEN Partners with Members to Offer Free High-Speed Public Wi-Fi Access New London — The city is working to finalize a project to extend free internet access to hundreds of New London homes, targeting those without the means to afford access on their own. Mayor Michael […]

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CT Ranks Above National Average for School Internet Connectivity Provided By CEN

Connecticut School Districts Are Above the National Average When It Comes to School Internet Connectivity CT Ranks Above National Average for School Internet Connectivity Provided By CEN 49% OF CONNECTICUT SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE AT 1 MBPS PER STUDENT Hartford, Connecticut (March 24, 2021) – Connecticut school districts are doing better than much of the country […]

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CEN Partners with Members to Offer Free High-Speed Public Wi-Fi Access (2)

Seymour Offers Two Public WiFi Spots CEN Partners with Members to Offer Free High-Speed Public Wi-Fi Access SEYMOUR — The Town of Seymour IT Department, working in conjunction with the First Selectwoman’s Office as well as the Seymour Emergency Management Team, is pleased to announce the availability of two free public WiFi hotspots. These hotspots […]

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CEN Partners with Members to Offer Free High-Speed Public Wi-Fi Access

Connecticut Education Network bringing free, high-speed public Wi-Fi to Middletown CEN Partners with Members to Offer Free High-Speed Public Wi-Fi Access MIDDLETOWN — When pretty much everything goes online, pretty much everyone needs to be able to get online. The public soon will gain access to a reliable Wi-Fi network free of charge in two […]

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CEN Congratulates Internet2 CAP Scholarship Recipients

Internet2 CAP Scholarship Recipients Congratulations Connecticut Teachers! The CEN team would like to extend our congratulations to the 13 Connecticut teachers who were awarded the Distance Learning Scholarship from Internet2’s CAP program! These scholarship winners will receive free, one-on-one, distance learning programs for their class through the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC). With […]

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CEN Helps Address the Digital Divide

Governor Lamont Announces the Everybody Learns Initiative: A $43.5 Million Program to Close the Digital Divide for Connecticut Students CEN Helps Address the Digital Divide (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont announced today that his administration is launching the Everybody Learns initiative: a $43.5 million investment in remote learning solutions to close the digital divide in Connecticut […]

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Spring Newsletter

Ryan Kocsondy CEN Director We are living through extraordinary times as the COVID-19 crisis impacts us in many ways daily. With many more changes in front of us, I’d like to share a  few words of recognition and appreciation for the tremendous efforts so far. As Connecticut’s citizens have adapted to the new work and […]

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CEN Member Conference Postponed

CEN Member Conference Postponed October 6-7, 2020, Hartford, CT In consultation with CEN’s Engagement and Development Advisory Council (EDAC) and considering the circumstances related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we’ve decided to postpone the 8th CEN Member Conference to October 6-7, 2020. Based on the latest information from the Governor’s office, Centers for Disease Control […]

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iboss Cloud CIPA Compliant Filtering Free for K-12 and Libraries

CEN is excited to announce the recent addition of iboss cloud CIPA compliant content filtering at no cost for K-12 and libraries and at volume pricing for other members. The addition of iboss cloud to the portfolio will update the availability of options and provide a pathway for members to support 1:1 initiatives at scale, to […]

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CEN Joins DE-CIX Internet Exchange

  CEN has joined the fast growing DE-CIX Exchange. Founded in 1995, DE-CIXʼs is the worldʼs leading interconnection platform, managing more than 9 terabits per second peak traffic. DE-CIX New York is Open-IX certified and carrier and data center-neutral. It operates more access points than any other Internet exchange in North America. This partnership will […]

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