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Broadband Initiative US Ignite Announced

The White House Thursday officially took the wraps of its new high-speed broadband initiative, US Ignite, reports B&C. US Ignite is a public-private partnership that pushes high-speed broadband networks and the applications that can leverage that speed to deliver various services, from "advanced manufacturing, medical monitoring, emergency preparedness" to a veritable host of others. Among the private partners is Comcast, which will help develop and test the apps, according to the White House.

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