Evanston gets $1M for ultra high-speed Internet
January 18, 2013 (EVANSTON, Ill.) (WLS) -- North suburban Evanston is about to become a 'gigabit community.'
The state is providing $1 million to bring ultra-high speed internet service to the city. According to Governor Pat Quinn's office, that's 100 times faster than what's available today.
City officials say that will make Evanston a premier place to start a business and it will benefit research at Northwestern University. Governor Quinn says it's needed to compete in the 21st century economy.
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