In the Community
- September 15 & 17, 2011: UC2B Public Showcase
- September 6, 2011: UC2B groundbreaking ceremony in Douglass Park at 1p.
- May 7, 2011: eBlackCU continues the conversation on technology and UC2B in the C-U community at its Community Technology Forum.
In the Media
- September 7, 2011: check out the coverage of the UC2B groundbreaking ceremony on WICD, The News-Gazette, and The Daily Illini.
- September 7, 2011: Champaign city council member Tom Bruno talks UC2B on WDWS-AM.
- May 23, 2011: UC2B construction bid invitations released by Champaign, Urbana, and the University.
- TV Interview: John Kersh talking about UC2B on WCFN
- Announcement: UC2B has received a “Finding of No Significant Impact” (FONSI) on our Environmental Assessment. That clears the way for us to proceed with construction
- Announcement: RFQ for a fiber engineering firm has been posted on the State of Illinois Public Higher Education Procurement Site
- Radio Interview: 2010-08-16 WILL Big Broadband (MP3)
- Press Release: Big Broadband (UC2B) Reaching Out to Community Organizations (PDF)
- Press Release: In a National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) press release it was announced that UC2B has been funded $22.5 million.
You can view our NTIA fact sheet here (PDF).
UC2B Policy & Technology Committees Formed