Press Releases

Improving internet access in Ohio to be discussed on Town Hall Ohio 

 (Apr 20, 2008)
 
 

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April 20, 2008 - Many Ohioans do not have adequate access to high-speed internet service, which hinders their economic prospects and affects their quality of life. Solving Ohio's broadband challenges is the subject of this week's Town Hall Ohio.

Telehealth Video Resource Center Meeting 
Meeting Documentation | Contacts | Sponsors | Press Release

 (Apr 16, 2008)
   

Meeting Documentation | Contacts | Sponsors | Press Release

Pediatric telehealth in practice  

 (Apr 10, 2008)
 
 

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Network server supports legal, free music downloading for more than 21,000 Ohio college, university students 
Ruckus service offers students online library of more than 3 million songs, videos

 (Mar 31, 2008)
 

Columbus, Ohio  (March 31, 2008) – The nation’s most advanced statewide network for education and research – OSCnet – now provides many Ohio college and university students access to an online service that allows downloading of millions of songs and videos legally and for free.

HD videoconferencing links critical care newborns from rural hospitals to tertiary care facilities, specialists 
Without ever leaving the nursery, fragile babies born at Chillicothe's Adena Regional Medical Center are receiving clinical assessments from specialists an hour away at Nationwide Children's Hospital

 (Jan 30, 2008)

Columbus, Ohio (January 30, 2008) – Without ever leaving the nursery, fragile babies born at Chillicothe’s Adena Regional Medical Center are receiving clinical assessments from specialists an hour away at Nationwide Children’s Hospital — thanks to high-definition videoconferencing capabilities made possible via the Ohio Supercomputer Center.

Governor tells council to make Ohio a broadband leader 
Goal is to expand broadbank access, boost the state's econonomy and creat savings

 (Dec 4, 2007)
 

Columbus, Ohio (December 4, 2007) – Governor Ted Strickland today directed the Ohio Broadband Council to oversee statewide efforts to expand broadband networking, as the council met for the first time since its creation earlier this summer.

Software lets researchers share scientific instruments via the Internet 
Project provides wider access to and greater return on large investments

 (Oct 10, 2007)
 

Columbus, Ohio  (October 10, 2007) – Engineers at the Ohio Supercomputer Center are enabling academic and industrial researchers to remotely access, in real time over the Internet, some of Ohio’s most expensive and important scientific instruments.

Governor Establishes Broadband Ohio Network to Help Expand High Speed Internet Access to All Ohioans 
In order to coordinate and expand access to the state’s broadband data network, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has signed an executive order establishing the Ohio Broadband Council and the Broadband Ohio Network.

 (Jul 27, 2007)
   

Columbus, Ohio (July 27, 2007) In order to coordinate and expand access to the state’s broadband data network, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has signed an executive order establishing the Ohio Broadband Council and the Broadband Ohio Network.

Governor Announces 'Broadband Ohio' Initiative 
Creates Ohio Broadband Council to Coordinate Network Efforts

 (Jul 27, 2007)
 

Columbus, Ohio (July 27, 2007) —Governor Ted Strickland today issued an executive order announcing the Broadband Ohio initiative to extend the reach of Ohio’s broadband resources, further Ohio’s leadership in network innovation and improve technology access for all citizens throughout the state.

Eighth Annual Megaconference Travels the World on Nov. 2 
Emerging Communications Technology Will Connect Thousands Simultaneously via High Quality Internet Videoconference For All-Day Global Learning Seminar

 (Jun 30, 2007)
 

Columbus, Ohio (Nov. 2, 2006) – The Megaconference makes its 8th annual return to cyberspace today, uniting thousands of people in 27 countries on five continents for a day long global learning seminar.

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