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  • Sun Corridor Network Becomes E-Rate Eligible

    Friday, April 8, 2016
    Today the Universal Service Administration Company (USAC) an independent, not-for-profit corporation designated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), announced Sun Corridor Network is an E-Rate eligible service provider, giving schools and libraries that qualify reduced rates on telecommunications and internet services.USAC awarded Sun Corridor Network a Form 498 ID number 143049106.Schools and libraries considering Sun Corridor Network and Internet 2 access in USAC filings such as Form 470 and Form 471 should enter "Arizona Board of Regents, The University of Arizona" as the service... Read More
  • Sun Corridor Network Announces New Executive Director

    Monday, November 16, 2015
    The Sun Corridor Network Board of Directors recently announced the appointment of Michael C. Sherman as executive director. Sherman will lead the business and administrative operations for the research and education network. He will also work closely with public and private sector stakeholders to expand gigabit speed connectivity to K-12 public schools, community colleges, libraries, and museums in Arizona.“Michael’s strong leadership skills, extensive knowledge of the telecommunications industry, and passion for expanding high-speed broadband access make him an ideal person to accelerate the... Read More
  • Arizona Educators Explore New Gigabit-Speed Network

    Friday, November 6, 2015
    Imagine K-12 students taking Russian language lessons, exploring careers in engineering, participating in coding projects, and receiving math tutoring from other students through virtual face-to-face interactions, without even leaving the classroom. This type of experiential learning is happening at schools in Arizona’s Paradise Valley School District, thanks to Sun Corridor Network, a new gigabit-speed, broadband network for research and education institutions.On October 20, more than 70 leaders from Arizona school districts and community colleges attended a day-long event at Arizona State Un... Read More
  • Sun Corridor Network joins Internet2

    Thursday, November 5, 2015
    TUCSON, Ariz., November 5, 2015— Today, Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network announced they have joined Internet2, the premier research and education technology community in the US, as a Research and Education Network member.  This membership integrates Sun Corridor Network into a community of more than 300 US universities, 70 government agencies, 42 regional and state education networks, 84 leading corporations and 90,000 community anchor institutions.In addition to being a Research and Education Network member, the Sun Corridor Network also serves as Arizona’s direct connector to Internet2, provid... Read More
  • Arizona’s Sun Corridor Network Announces Two 100 Gigabit Connections to Internet2

    Wednesday, April 8, 2015
    TUCSON, Ariz., April 8, 2015—The Sun Corridor Network, Arizona’s high-speed research and education (R&E) network, is now providing 100 gigabit per second (100G) connections to Internet2, for academic researchers at Arizona State University (ASU), Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the University of Arizona (UA). The two Internet2 connections—one located in Phoenix and one in Tucson—benefit Arizona’s public universities by facilitating high-performance, data-intensive research and collaboration among peers at national institutions to enable discovery, knowledge and information sharing.Th... Read More