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Government and Municipalities

Broadband Stimulus for Public Institutions and Organizations

Gaslight Media has traditionally provided quality Broadband Internet and consulting services to a wide range of public institutions. However, times are difficult for many of these institutions and hard decisions regarding where limited funds should be directed are applying pressure to reduce expenses at the very time these services should be expanded. We understand this, and are pleased to announce our own Broadband Stimulus plan specifically to address this problem.

Gaslight Media's Broadband Stimulus plan can deliver, generally in less than a week, low-cost Internet capacity at levels from 10 to 50 Mb/s or more. This service is perfectly suited to environments where numerous computers are mostly used to access information, watch video streams, or browse the web. Educational and library computer centers fit this profile well, but also represent a large load on your Internet connection. Now, you have a way to lighten that load and improve services without an expensive fiber or cable connection.

We think you'll be surprised how affordable this service can be.

Our engineers can also work with your IT professionals to integrate this bandwidth into your network and even to load-balance this connection with other services you may already have. If your institution is in an area where high-bandwidth fiber or cable services are not available, our Broadband Stimulus plan may actually be your only option for adequate Internet connectivity.

We know times are difficult and we want to help. Please call Gaslight Media to find out if our Broadband Stimulus plan is available to your institution or if you'd like us to discuss similar options for your business.

Broadband Consulting and Engineering

Gaslight Media has been servicing Government Agencies and Municipalities since 1994, bringing an expertise in technology support and network implementation. Connecting communities is vital to their economic stability, ensuring a quality of service and a secured environment to conduct critical business.

Servicing local governmental agencies with network engineering and planning, along with dedicated connectivity services in both a LAN and WAN environment is one of Gaslight Media's areas of expertise.

Gaslight Media wireless technology and experience can deliver unprecedented performance and guaranteed reliability for bandwidth-intensive applications without the expense of costly leased lines. Faster than cable, DSL, or T-1 lines: wireless provides exemplary service and reliability without the wires, without the wait, and without the added cost or limitations of conventional Internet access! Wireless is also a perfect way to distribute Internet service and connect computers around your facility, campus, or even between locations.

When only the performance and sustainability of fiber-optic networking is adequate, Gaslight Media can help you evaluate, design, and deploy the very best Broadband networking available. From campus to county-wide, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to engineer and build the right fiber network for your application.

Gaslight Media has broad experience with Web based applications, inter-system communications, LAN and WAN networking, and wired and wireless access in municipal and government environments. Let our experience work for you to design and implement the best overall solutions to the needs of your community.

Case Study: UCMAN - Gaylord

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UCMAN - University Center Metropolitan Area Network

Using a mix of underground fiber and wireless transport, the network was built originally to connect Otsego county government, 46th Circuit courts, Gaylord Public schools and the University Center. However, soon after launch in 2005—at the request of local businesses and advisors—UCMAN was opened for general availability and to date the network is providing Gaylord area businesses and residents with broadband Internet services.

UCMAN has also established wireless hot spots at Glen’s Market, the University Center (interior and exterior), Treetops Resort restaurant/warming hut on top of ski hill and throughout the central downtown business district of this historic northern Michigan community.

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