Partners

Partners

map of Illinois broadband initiatives

NIU is a leader in broadband technology in northern Illinois, partnering with:

  • NIUNet - Northern Illinois University Research and Education Network
  • NITT – Northern Illinois Technology Triangle for Economic Development
  • IMBCA – Illinois Municipal Broadband Communications Association for Economic Development
  • TriLightNet – A medical network for HIE development and healthcare
  • NMBA – Northwest Municipal Broadband Authority – A municipal and education network
  • DATA – DeKalb Advancement of Technology Authority – A BTOP funded grant for DeKalb County
  • iFiber – Illinois Fiber Resources Group – A nine county BTOP-funded grant administered through Northern Illinois University