Press Releases

Ohio Receives Additional $111.3 Million in Broadband Recovery Act Awards 
Strickland announces grant for extending broadband access in Ohio

 (Aug 18, 2010)
 

Ohio Middle Mile Consortium partner awarded $30 million for broadband stimulus grant 
Com Net, Inc., awarded federal stimulus funding that will add almost 700 miles of broadband fiber to rural and underserved communities in western Ohio

 (Jul 2, 2010)
   

Columbus, Ohio (July 2, 2010) - The Ohio Middle Mile Consortium announced today that Com Net, Inc., a founding member, has been awarded federal stimulus funding that will add almost 700 new miles of broadband fiber to rural and underserved communities throughout western Ohio.

Zayo joins Com Net, OARnet and multiple last-mile providers on GigE Plus project to extend network reach and broadband to underserved communities in Ohio 
Zayo Bandwidth, a national provider of fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure solutions, will participate in the construction of 424 route miles

 (Jul 2, 2010)
 

Columbus, OH  (July 2, 2010)

 

OARnet Hosting ESCC/Internet2 Summer Joint Techs Meeting 

 (Jun 16, 2010)
 

Columbus, Ohio (June 16, 2010) - The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is hosting the Summer 2010 Joint Techs, a premier international conference of network engineers, from July 11-15, 2010, at The Ohio State University's new Ohio Union in Columbus, Ohio.

Ohio experts to speak at Internet2 Fall Member Meeting; Presentations available via live streaming video 
Leaders of Ohio Academic Resources Network and its member schools are sharing their valuable expertise with participants

 (Feb 27, 2010)
   

Columbus, Ohio (Nov. 1, 2010) - Leaders of the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) and its member schools are sharing their valuable expertise with participants at the Internet2 Fall Member Meeting, Nov. 1-4, 2010, in Atlanta. For those who can't make it to the meeting, several of the presentations are being offered to the general public via live streaming video. They include:

Dublin named among world's top 'intelligent communities' 
OARnet helps city access supercomputer center, other key resources

 (Feb 2, 2010)
 

Columbus, Ohio (February 2, 201) - The City of Dublin, home to the Central Ohio Research Network, recently was named a Top Seven Intelligent Community in a think tank’s annual list of smart cities.

Partnership delivers Internet2 to Marshall U. through OARnet 
Powerful network connections supports regional research, education, healthcare

 (Jan 29, 2010)

 

Columbus, Ohio (January 29, 2010) - Marshall University students, faculty and staff members now have access to the nation’s premier research and education network through a partnership with OARnet, Ohio’s statewide research and education network.

Internet2® is an ultrafast, nationwide networking consortium that connects close to 70,000 research and educational institutions in the U.S. and interconnects with 80 international research networks worldwide.

TechColumbus names OARnet 'Innovation Award' semifinalist 
TechColumbus recently announced that OARnet is a semifinals for the 2009 TechColumbus Innovation Awards

 (Dec 15, 2009)
   

Columbus, Ohio  (December 15, 2009) -TechColumbus recently announced that the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is a semifinalist for the 2009 TechColumbus Innovation Awards, to be presented February 4, 2010.

Ohio researcher garners $287k DOE grant to devise better techniques for measuring, managing network traffic 
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $287,000 to OSC and OARnet to devise new, more effective techniques that will improve the performance of computer networks

 (Oct 6, 2009)
 

Columbus, Ohio (October 6, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $287,000 to the Ohio Supercomputer Center and the Ohio Academic Resources Network to devise new, more effective techniques that will improve the performance of the next generation of computer networks.

OARnet, Nationwide Children's project honored for its innovation  
The Ohio Academic Resources Network and Nationwide Children's Hospital Division of Neonatology recently received a Health Care Heroes Honorable Mention in Innovation

 (Aug 17, 2009)
 

Columbus, Ohio (August 17, 2009) - The Ohio Academic Resources Network and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Division of Neonatology recently received a Health Care Heroes Honorable Mention in Innovation Award for its high-definition telemedicine project from Columbus Business First.

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