Telehub 1.0

DLC TELEHUB

Telehub 1.0



Telehub 1.0




Vision
“Creating Giant Steps… Together”


Mission,
Cover the community with networked “Satellite Centers” where students and other community residents can go to work on their homework assignments and projects, using the latest computer technology, within walking distance if their homes.


Funding
Allied Signal -- 1990
$25,000 --> Enable creation of first computer lab. 15 x386sx PC and a print server
Microsoft Donated Software. User Licenses, Servers, Desktop Applications



General Electric - 1998
$20,00--> Lab 2 & Server Room Expansion


Waitt Foundation- 2000 - August
$5,000
Waitt Foundation


Sprint - 2000 - November
$100,000
93 Endpoints -- 7 Sites


GE Employees Reinsurance Corporation- 2001 - August
$10,000
GE Employees Reinsurance Corporation


Department of Education- 2001
$300,000
216 Endpoints -- 15 Sites 180" Ft Communication Tower -- Network Extension with VPN Technologies
3 Year Data Center Plan


Sprint - 2004 - October
$25,000
Sprint
WiMAX Testing
Dragon Wave - Sprint / DuBois High Capacity Wireless Network Proposal
Red Line Communications - - The DuBois Project



Documents


Telehub - A Viable Solution to Digital Divide
DLC Telehub Offerings

Proposals to Sprint


1999 DLC Needs Identified to Sprint
1999 Proposal to Sprint --Build a Technology Center
1999 Proposal to Sprint --Upgrade for existing ISDN Circuit

Other Documents


2000 Youth Opportunity Program Applciation
Research Aide for Verbiage Used Original RFP
2000 - SPRINT Funded Wiring Program
2000 May - RFP for Sprint Funds

KC Call - Community Erection of Communication Tower
KC Call - Beacon of Hope

DLC Telehub Briefing
Expansion Plans
General Mills Proposals


Lesson Learned


  • Dumb Terminals --> Premise Validated: Virtualization Reduces Cost of Ownership

  • Need for License Links -- Links connectivity lost due to spectrum congestion

  • Funding Sources for New Technology

  • Wireless Network Extension utilizing VPN Technology

  • Existence of Community Passion for Projects of Need
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