Georgia Tech Joins Gig.U Initiative to Bring Next Generation Broadband to Atlanta

The Georgia Institute of Technology has joined a group of 36 higher education institutions focused on bringing next-generation networks and services to university communities through a national initiative known as GigU. Supported by the Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology (GCATT) and Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute, Office of Information Technology and Broadband Institute, Gig.U is working to accelerate the deployment of ultra high-speed networks.

 Gig.U has released a Request for Information to seek input from university communities, leading Internet service providers and other interested entities with final responses due on Nov. 9, 2011.

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