IT Trends :: Thursday, September 21, 2006

Deals, Contracts, Awards

Minneapolis City Council Votes to Go Wireless

Minneapolis is joining other cities and realizing that wireless is a basic infrastructure, just like electricity, gas, and water. The city council approved a deal for a 10-year contract with Minnetonka-based US Internet. The system will provide service for residents at a $20-per-month fee cap for individuals and a $30-per-month fee cap for businesses. An interesting twist is that the university d'es not seem to yet be involved in this initiative, at least according to this report…

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UIS Officials: Global Campus Shouldn't Harm Online Programs

The University of Illinois at Springfield serves up a number of online courses already. Now it's kicking off the Global Campus Initiative (GCI), a for-profit online school that will use faculty and online courses from all three of its campuses. The Global Campus would be separate from online programs at each of the university’s three campuses, but would draw input from faculty at each institution. Rather than taking away from UI Springfield's current online servings, it views the GCI as a competitor against "the biggies," including the University of Ph'enix

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