Data 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 Peoria City, County look to digital data storage http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-city-county-look-digital-data-storage <p></p><div>Peoria County could help the City of Peoria back-up its storage for emergency data. &nbsp;A proposal from the Metro Peoria committee would use a shared city-county fiber-optic cable to create an offsite backup location. &nbsp;Tom Seckler is with Peoria County’s IT department. &nbsp;He says disk-storage has advantages over traditionally backing up data on tapes:</div><div> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:47:07 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4004 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria City, County look to digital data storage