Move over internet. Internet2 has arrived. According to a bi-annual survey presented to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Oct. 6, more than 25,000 K-12 schools, libraries, and museums in 34 states have graduated to the supped-up internet backbone, which works at a hundred times the speed of the fastest T1 line.

Led by more than 200 U.S. universities working with industry and government partners, the Internet2 project was conceived seven years ago as a way to deploy advanced network applications and technologies for research and higher education, in effect creating a super-fast, "next-generation" internet.


Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources