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Local Optical Initiatives - One Gigabit or Bust Initiative: A Broadband Vision for California

Wednesday, January 1, 2003


The first presentation provides an overview of CENIC's initiatives to provide high-speed Internet access to California residents. Included in the overview is a description of the "National Lambda Rail", which seeks to create a dark fiber national footprint to support very high-end experimental applications including network research.
The 2nd presentation details the econonomic benefits for building a ubiquitious next-generation broadband infrastructure for California, providing arguments for the "One Gigabit or Bust Initiative" led by CENIC.

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