Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Time Warner Supplies 1 Gbps "Quilt" Connections for U.S. Universities

Time Warner Telecom has deployed Gigabit Ethernet Internet connections to the Indiana GigaPoP, located at IUPUI (Indianapolis University-Purdue University Indianapolis), and the University of Minnesota. The two universities are among the first to contract for Internet connectivity from Time Warner Telecom, after the company was named a preferred provider of high performance network services for The Quilt CIS project. The Quilt provides network service to more than 200 Internet2 universities and thousands of other educational institutions across the U.S.

The Indiana GigaPoP will deploy and manage 1 Gbps of Internet connectivity to Indiana University Bloomington, IUPUI and Purdue University's West Lafayette campus, as well as the vast majority of higher education institutions throughout the state of Indiana as part of the I-Light project that launched in 2001.