Press Release

Ohio’s Ultra-Fast Broadband Network Expands to Agribusiness

Columbus, OH – Ohio’s new ultra-fast broadband network will soon reach the state’s robust agribusiness as the city of Wooster, home to The Ohio State University Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI), becomes one of the latest additions to a state-led initiative that will leverage network speeds of 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps).

Governor Kasich Announces Ten-Fold Boost to Ohio’s Broadband Network

Columbus, OH – Ohio will soon see a ten-fold boost to its broadband network speeds, which will benefit research and job-creating assets statewide.  Governor John R. Kasich made the announcement at his State of the State address in Steubenville today, highlighting the first ever state-led initiative that will leverage astonishing network speeds of 100 Gigabits (Gbps) per second to advance research and job growth across Ohio’s medical research, higher education, manufacturing, engineering and technology networking corridors.

Registration Soon Will Close for Build a Website Contest

COLUMBUS, OH, Feb. 1, 2012 – Registration will close on February 5, 2012, for the Choose Ohio First website building contest. The contest is open to all Ohio college and high school students. Contestants will design and build a website for the url:  

Students are asked to design and build a website that will recruit talented Ohio students into STEMM fields. The website should encourage students to pursue a degree as part of the Choose Ohio First scholarship program.