Come see Bluebird Network at the Missouri Primary Care Association’s (MPCA) annual conference on October 12th in Branson, Missouri! The Missouri Primary Care Association strives to be Missouri’s leader in shaping policies and…
When a medical patient in a rural area needs to consult with a specialist, this may cost the individual thousands of dollars in travel expenses, days missed from work and medical bills. But what if there was a way to tremendously reduce the expenses of this much needed treatment. Well now there is, and it’s all done through the power of telemedicine. Although it is a relatively new term, telemedicine has quickly become a highly talked about area in the broadband industry. Telemedicine introduces new opportunities for individuals and could become a key factor when it comes to lowering healthcare costs. Patients will be able to consult with doctors and specialist in real time and give them instantaneous access to medical records. In order for telemedicine to save lives, it must be supported by a broadband infrastructure.
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.
COLUMBIA, MO, May 13, 2013 – Bluebird Network recently committed to being a major sponsor for the Broadband Telemedicine Summit in St. Louis on May 20, 2013. The event is being coordinated by Broadband Illinois and MoBroadbandNow, a key partner and supporter of Bluebird Network.