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Montana Universities Lighting up Fiber - The Northern Tier Network Consortium

January 12, 2009View for printing

Two universities in Montana have received the go-ahead from their state board of regents to take out a $2 million loan to pay the cost of equipment to tap into fiber optic that runs from Seattle to Chicago and could serve as a network pipeline for the state.

The Northern Tier Network Consortium http://www.ntnc.org/ , formed by state agencies and universities, including Montana State University http://www.montana.edu/ in Bozeman and the University of Montana http://www.umt.edu in Missoula, will provide a high-speed optical network across multiple states, capable of delivering data at 20 gigabits per second.

By Dian Schaffhauser

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