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From the Director: Summer Newsletter 2021

Ryan Kocsondy CEN Director I hope we are all taking a sigh of relief as we put what may be the most challenging academic and calendar years behind us.  It may be hard to describe recent events sometimes, but some of our pandemic go-to phrases may suffice: ‘unprecedented’, ‘transformative’, ‘we’re in this together’, ‘wash your hands’, […]

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CT Libraries Fiber Consortium Project: Summer Newsletter 2021

In February 2016, the CT State Library established a statewide buying consortium so that all principal public libraries and their branches in the state could use one RFP for the purchase of fiber. Efficient broadband capacity is extremely important in terms of accessibility. As opposed to other technologies like DSL or a cable modem, a fiber connection […]

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CEN Partners with National Research & Education Network, Internet2, to Provide Eduroam Service to Members

Wireless Roaming Network Expands with Support for K–12 Schools at State and Regional Levels CEN Partners with National Research & Education Network, Internet2, to Provide Eduroam Service to Members Nonprofit Internet2 has been working with state and regional agencies to help accelerate the spread of eduroam into K–12 schools, libraries and museums, resulting in the launch of eduroam […]

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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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