FirstLight Completes Acquisition of KINBER Assets

Albany, NY – March 30, 2022 – FirstLight, a leading provider of digital infrastructure services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, and mid-Atlantic announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the majority of the assets of the Pennsylvania-based Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (“KINBER”). The transaction includes the…

KINBER, Office of Commonwealth Libraries Announce Libraries Connect Communities and Broadband Resources Project

HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 7, 2021)– The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) today announced the Libraries Connect Communities and Broadband Resources project, an initiative to improve access to broadband services in and beyond libraries across the commonwealth’s underserved and unserved communities. “Libraries are community anchor…

KINBER Announces Appointment of Nathan Flood to Pennsylvania Integrated Library System Board of Directors

HARRISBURG, Pa. (January 27, 2021) – The Keystone Initiative for Network Based Education and Research (KINBER) today announced its president and CEO, Nathan Flood, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) board of directors. “The PA Integrated Library System is thrilled to have Nathan Flood join its board of directors,” said Rachel Pekar,…

SC21 WINS Call for Participation

Apply: http://www.women-in-networking.net/apply-to-wins/Submission deadline: January 15, 2021 EXTENDED to January 29, 2021 The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program is seeking qualified female candidates in their early- to mid-career to join the SCinet volunteer workforce for the Supercomputing 2021 Conference (SC21), to be held in St. Louis, Missouri, November 14-19, 2021. WINS strives to have diverse representation…

Meta Mesh, KINBER, CMU and Pitt Collaborate on Every1online to Provide Free WiFi to In-Need Communities

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (Nov. 9, 2020) — In a historic collaborative effort, Meta Mesh Wireless Communities, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the Keystone Initiative for Network-based Research (KINBER) have partnered together to provide free, high-speed Internet access primarily to school-age children as the COVID-19 pandemic forces the integration of remote instruction. “To live…