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Serving over 800,000 students, Utah Education and Telehealth Network needed to build a dedicated network that could extend to the far reaches of the state.
Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) is a high-speed network connecting public and higher education across the state of Utah, and now includes healthcare clinics and libraries. It needed to connect school districts, state-run colleges and clinics with a resource-sharing network. UETN serves over 800,000 students and, at any given time, close to one million people are using their network. It needed a scalable network solution that could extend to the far reaches of the state, sometimes across rugged landscapes.
UETN created a dedicated, fiber-based network on the CenturyLink GeoMax platform, which uses Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology to vastly expand available bandwidth and flexibility. The improved bandwidth meets differing instructional and administrative needs, and also enhanced connections to municipalities. With its customized network, UETN can allocate bandwidth as needed. And, by leasing bandwidth, UETN qualifies for federal E-rate, an FCC program providing discounts to public education and rural healthcare.
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