Author Archives: Laura Allured

About Laura Allured

As the Broadband Access Advocate at the UC-IMC, Laura Allured has been following UC2B since before the application, and is a contributing author for the Chambana Broadband Connection. She is the Public Outreach Coordinator for the UIUC Informatics Club and regularly volunteers to teach basic computing skills with Real Computing Help. Laura is finishing up her last year at UIUC in French Commercial Studies and Informatics.

UC2B and the Digital Divide in Champaign-Urbana

In recent years, there has been a lot of talk about universal access to and affordability of high-speed internet services. In the 2009 stimulus package, $7.2 billion was allocated for broadband development and employment in underserved (rural) and underserved (generally … Continue reading

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