'GigU' Will Create High-Speed Networks Near 28 Universities

July 27, 2011

Twenty-eight universities are today launching a new high-speed computer network that will be available to everyone in their surrounding communities, The New York Times reported. The effort is designed to encourage economic growth in those areas. The project, known as GigU, includes Arizona State, Case Western Reserve, Duke and Howard Universities and the Universities of Chicago, Michigan and Washington.

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