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A new website will allow internet users to determine their computer or electronic device’s internet speed and help the state map its broadband coverage as the Abercrombie Administration moves forward with its Hawai'i Broadband Initiative. Participants can take the test at hawaiispeedtest.net. The data collected will assist the state in identifying and closing gaps in service throughout Hawai'i.

State launches website to aid in mapping internet speeds in Hawaii

A new website will allow internet users to determine their computer or electronic device’s internet speed and help the state map its broadband coverage as the Abercrombie Administration moves forward with its Hawai’i Broadband Initiative. Participants can take the test at hawaiispeedtest.net. The data collected will assist the state in identifying and closing gaps in […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today launched a major economic development initiative to provide statewide access to affordable ultra high-speed Internet by 2018. The “Hawai'i Broadband Initiative” is essential to build a vibrant and sustainable economy and workforce in Hawai'i and improve the quality of life for residents.

State launches initiative for affordable ultra high-speed internet by 2018

Governor Neil Abercrombie today launched a major economic development initiative to provide statewide access to affordable ultra high-speed Internet by 2018. The “Hawai’i Broadband Initiative” is essential to build a vibrant and sustainable economy and workforce in Hawai’i and improve the quality of life for residents.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon signed into law House Bill 1342, the first step in expanding broadband, or ultra high-speed Internet access, in Hawai'i. Broadband expansion would allow businesses, organizations, government, universities, colleges and citizens of Hawai'i to utilize internet services that require the transfer of large amounts of data that may not be technically feasible with Hawai'i’s current broadband connectivity.

Governor Abercrombie signs bill targeting broadband infrastructure improvements

Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon signed into law House Bill 1342, the first step in expanding broadband, or ultra high-speed Internet access, in Hawai’i. Broadband expansion would allow businesses, organizations, government, universities, colleges and citizens of Hawai’i to utilize internet services that require the transfer of large amounts of data that may not be technically […]

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U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye announced via video message at the UH Higher Education Summit that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the University of Hawai‘i System two broadband stimulus grants totaling nearly $36 million that will allow the university to dramatically enhance Hawai‘i’s educational broadband capabilities, modernize and expand the UH distance learning network, and improve the public’s access to broadband throughout the state.

University of Hawaii awarded nearly $36M to expand educational broadband

U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye announced via video message at the UH Higher Education Summit that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the University of Hawai‘i System two broadband stimulus grants totaling nearly $36 million that will allow the university to dramatically enhance Hawai‘i’s educational broadband capabilities, modernize and expand the UH distance learning […]

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Mayor Kenoi outlined the challenges of delivering reliable broadband wireless access in a 4,028-square-mile county characterized by rough terrain and small, rural communities with large distances between them.

Mayor Kenoi briefs FCC chairman Genachowski on the need for broadband access on the Big Island

Mayor Kenoi outlined the challenges of delivering reliable broadband wireless access in a 4,028-square-mile county characterized by rough terrain and small, rural communities with large distances between them.

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The State of Hawai‘i today announced a collaborative bid with all four counties to partner with Google on its “Fiber for Communities” project, an initiative to provide 1 gigabit per second broadband service in a fiber-to-the-home network.

Hawaii seeks partnership with Google in ultra-high speed broadband experiment

The State of Hawai‘i today announced a collaborative bid with all four counties to partner with Google on its “Fiber for Communities” project, an initiative to provide 1 gigabit per second broadband service in a fiber-to-the-home network.

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On February 10th, 2010, Google announced “Google Fiber”, an experimental project in which it will install fiber high speed interconnects to a selected area in the United States. The fiber internet connection will provide up to 1 Gigabit per second internet connection to homes in the selected communities. Thats over 100 time faster than the fastest internet currently available to the residents   of Hawaii.

Big Island Fiber Initiative wants your support for high speed internet

On February 10th, 2010, Google announced “Google Fiber”, an experimental project in which it will install fiber high speed interconnects to a selected area in the United States. The fiber internet connection will provide up to 1 Gigabit per second internet connection to homes in the selected communities. Thats over 100 time faster than the […]

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The State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) encourages parties interested in broadband-related technologies, infrastructure, and deployment to apply for a second round of funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (stimulus) program. Approximately $4.8 billion is available to qualified applicants nationwide. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 15.

State urges broadband community to apply for second round of federal stimulus funding

The State Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) encourages parties interested in broadband-related technologies, infrastructure, and deployment to apply for a second round of funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (stimulus) program. Approximately $4.8 billion is available to qualified applicants nationwide. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 15.

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