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MLBN Meets Need for Transparent, Open Data in Community Anchor Institutions

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a hell of a year. While the pandemic has upended work, school, and life in general, it’s also shone a bright light on the glaring inequities of Internet access, quality of that … Continue reading

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Measurement System Data Analysis

Egress switch broadband data from the Pryor Public Library in Oklahoma Since our last post, the daily life and work of most everyone on the planet has been altered. Our project’s response to the COVID-19 global pandemic was to pause … Continue reading

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Prep, pack, ship, receive, backup – Year 2 libraries coming online!

It’s been a busy start to the year for the MLBN team! Beginning in mid-February we began shipping new, upgraded measurement computers to our year 1 libraries, along with the current version of our training manual. Year 1 libraries are … Continue reading

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Wrapping up a busy 2019

This fall has been a very busy time for the MLBN team. We’ve been recruiting libraries to participate in our second year of data collection, building a community of interest around Internet measurement in anchor institutions, presenting about our work … Continue reading

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Early Technology Insights on the Broadband Measurement System

We’re now in the full swing of site visits to our year 1 libraries, visiting Pasco County, FL; Pryor, OK; and Twin Falls, ID over the last three weeks. At each of the ten year 1 libraries, we’re interviewing staff … Continue reading

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