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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Research Universities Hope Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Could Be a Boon to High-Speed Communications
Chronicle of Higher Education Paul Basken
December 6, 2016
When Donald Trump promises to rebuild U.S. infrastructure, he mostly means highways, bridges, and airports. Might he also mean better high-speed internet for research universities?
The incoming administration hasn’t yet made its plans clear, but there’s at least some hope in the research community. And a leading candidate for assistance could be Internet2, a dedicated high-speed, high-volume link serving scientists at more than 300 universities.