SHLB Coalition Welcomes GeoLinks as Newest Member

Not only is GeoLinks diving into cutting edge wireless technologies, it has also shown its strong commitment to connecting schools and libraries.

GeoLinks became the newest member of the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, a diverse partnership of 98 anchor institutions, commercial companies, non­profit broadband providers, foundations, public interest groups, and others. Together, these organizations promote open, affordable, high­ capacity broadband for anchor institutions and their communities.

“GeoLinks, formerly California Internet, is both thrilled and honored to officially join the SHLB Coalition,” said GeoLinks CEO Skyler Ditchfield. “Driven to continuously advance innovation in broadband delivery, GeoLinks plans to support the coalition by continuously contributing innovative ideas and issuing real world application of full turnkey network solutions to anchor institutions nationwide via our fixed wireless technology, ClearFiber™.”

The SHLB Coalition was created in 2009 to address the shortage of adequate broadband for schools, libraries, health clinics, and other community anchor institutions. The coalition, which includes the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), the American Library Association (ALA), California Telehealth Network, Google, and Cisco, works with the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and other federal, state, and local government agencies to close the digital divide and create future­ ready communities.

“GeoLinks is an invaluable partner in promoting digital equity,” said SHLB Coalition Executive Director John Windhausen. “Not only is GeoLinks diving into cutting edge wireless technologies, it has also shown its strong commitment to connecting schools and…

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