Networking

All Systems Go for Ohio's Launch of Nation's Most Advanced Statewide Education, Research Network

 
 

TFN logoOhio will soon have some high-tech bragging rights when the Third Frontier Network (TFN) is lit this summer. After nearly two years of development, nearly 100 institutions of higher education and thousands of primary and secondary schools throughout the state will have access to the nation’s most advanced statewide education and research network.

American Fiber Systems Signs Optical Network Agreement with OARnet



 

For more information, contact:
American Fiber Systems, Inc.
John Marchaesi
585-340-5400 x130
jmarchaesi@americanfibersystems.com

Rochester, NY (March 24, 2003) - American Fiber Systems (AFS), a leading national provider of metropolitan fiber optic networks, today announced that it has signed a 20-year agreement with OARnet’s OSCnet for dark fiber services in Cleveland.

Behind the Scenes: What It Really Takes to Pull Off a Seamless National Debate at a Small College

An estimated 8.3 million people tuned in to watch the fourth Democratic debate on the evening of Oct. 15, 2019. Twelve hopeful presidential candidates took to the stage at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. Many viewers may be surprised to find out that Otterbein is a small, private, liberal-arts college because of the seamlessness of the broadcast. Behind the scenes, hundreds of hours of work, strategy and partnership with OARnet went into making such a production successful.

Cincinnati Education Research Fiber Loop to Connect with Ohio's Third Frontier Network

Columbus, Ohio (March 19, 2003) - The Third Frontier Network (TFN), along with the Cincinnati Education Research Fiber Loop (CERF), will help create the nation’s most advanced research network. Eventually, TFN and CERF will serve libraries, hospitals, cultural institutions, and corporate research communities.

Crown City residents now receive high-speed Internet connectivity through innovative Connecting Rural Ohio partnership

 

(May 3, 2008) – Throughout much of its nearly 200-year history, Crown City, Ohio, has been known as a way station for travelers on the Ohio River. The shipping artery brought boats, people, supplies and, on occasion, devastating floods to this small southeastern Ohio community.

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