In 2016, the United Nations defined internet access a human right due to the essential nature of its function in accessing or exchanging information. Some consider it a luxury. Realistically, the global number of connected…
Bluebird Network, a Midwest regional telecommunications company, continues to expand coverage to Missouri schools by adding five new school districts as customers.
Over the last decade, the classroom has become increasingly digital. No longer are teachers and students sticking to the tradition “pen and paper” learning methods. Some schools have even gone so far as to purchase tablets or laptops for their students to use in class. With technology being utilized more than ever in the educational process, the importance of having a reliable high-bandwidth Internet connection in schools is on the rise. A school must be able to provide a powerful enough connection in order to provide support for hundreds of devices utilizing the network.
CANTON, Mo.¬–– Culver-Stockton College has just more than tripled the capacity of its Internet connection with the installation of a gigabit/second connection to the Internet. This new 1000-megabit connection from Bluebird Networks was completed this week after the installation of a fiber optic cable to the College.