Archives for June 2013

KINBER and Velocity Network Complete State-of-the-Art Fiber Optic Connection

New Opportunities Created for Collaborative Research and Education PITTSBURGH, PA (June 26) -- Education and research in Northwest Pennsylvania just got a whole lot faster. Earlier this morning at the 2013 KINBER Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, State College-based Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) announced that Velocity Network connected the Pennsylvania Research and Education Network to the WQLN Public Media studios in Erie, Penn., and successfully … [Read more...]

Public Media Serves as Trailblazer

First time a last-mile provider linked organizations not directly connected to PennREN In June 2013, KINBER announced that Velocity Network connected PennREN to the WQLN Public Media studios in Erie and successfully transmitted data to WPSU in State College. The connection is a milestone for KINBER and represents the first time a last-mile provider linked organizations that are not connected directly to the PennREN network. According to Dwight Miller, the former president of WQLN, “This … [Read more...]