iFiber http://peoriapublicradio.org en Two broadband projects underway in Il http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/two-broadband-projects-underway-il <p></p><p>A push to bring high speed internet access to smaller communities and rural areas was a key part of President Obama’s 2009 stimulus package. One of the first projects to gain funding in Illinois was the DeKalb Advancement of Technology Authority, or DATA.&nbsp;It was followed soon after by iFiber, a project to bring broadband to counties in north central and northwest Illinois.&nbsp;As Illinois Public Radio’s Guy Stephens reports, both are now moving from the construction phase to implementation.</p><p></p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:32:01 +0000 Denise Molina & Guy Stephens 6674 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Two broadband projects underway in Il