DATA

DATA

A push to bring high speed internet access to smaller communities and rural areas was a key part of President Obama’s 2009 stimulus package. One of the first projects to gain funding in Illinois was the DeKalb Advancement of Technology Authority, or DATA . It was followed soon after by iFiber , a project to bring broadband to counties in north central and northwest Illinois. Both are now moving from the construction phase to implementation. When most of us talk about high-speed, or broadband,...