1. Technology is Critical for the Anchorage Fire Department. When it comes to using broadband for public safety in Alaska, Jerry Bailey knows the ins and outs of the industry. As the Fire Information Systems Manager for the Anchorage Fire Department, Bailey says his job is to utilize the Internet so Firefighters and Paramedics can do their jobs more efficiently.

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  2. E-Commerce is helping many Alaskans revolutionize their home-spun businesses. Take a look at the Made In Alaska goods now going global thanks to the Internet!

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  3. In April of 2013, Dr. Bob Whicker and Steve Nelson representing the Association of Alaska School Boards, and Frank Odasz, President of Lone Eagle Consulting, were in Metlakatla, Alaska for the “Digitizing Alaska; Broadband Strategies” Project. This effort is championed by the AASB’s Consortium for Digital Learning (AASB/CDL), and is partially funded through a State Broadband Initiative grant awarded to the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, and Connect Alaska. This visit was just one small part of a larger project the AASB is doing throughout rural Alaska, focused on research and e-commerce.

    This effort is championed by the AASB’s Consortium for Digital Learning (AASB/CDL), and is partially funded through a State Broadband Initiative grant awarded to the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, and Connect Alaska.

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  4. Broadband is revolutionizing Alaska's famous Iditarod race! Connect Alaska shows you how GPS links fans to their favorite mushers like never before... and the new, realtime safety net that makes the sled race route safer than ever.

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