eCorridors - enhancing communities with the speed of light
Virginia Tech
Network Overview
The Future of the Piedmont Foundation has engaged Virginia Tech in a visionary project which is focused on installing a leading edge telecommunications network that will serve as a prototype for communities across the state and beyond. Dubbed "eDan," the Dan River Region will be among the first communities in the country to implement a unique design of the Next Generation Internet. Emerging Internet applications assume the availability of high capacity, high speed communication channels from and to all users at affordable costs.
News Archive
Southside Wireless announcement-November 3 at 2 pm
10/28/04 - Institute for Advanced Learning and Research External Site
You are invited to the debut of Southside Wireless – Wi-Fi hotzones in the downtown areas of Chatham, Danville, and Gretna. The announcement will be held on No...
Small towns tired of slow rollout create own high-speed networks
09/21/04 - USA TODAY External Site
Twenty-five hundred workers. Spend enough time in this tight-knit farming community of 48,000 on the North Carolina border, and you'll hear that figure a lot. ...
Growing Demand for Rural Broadband and the Growing Digital Network
02/01/04 - Community Technology Review External Site
About three years ago I was asked by a community college to "dig deep" and find ways to drive the demand for broadband in rural Southside County Virginia. The ...
Groundwork laid for eDan - City Goes Fiber Optic with Active Ethernet Solution
02/10/04 - World Wide Packets External Site
Spokane, WA and Danville, VA, February 10, 2004—World Wide Packets, the leading provider of Ethernet Access networking solutions, today announced that its Light...