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High Speed Internet Now Runs Through Crowell Public Library

By Krista Daly

The Crowell Public Library is one of the first in the state to take advantage of a non-commercial high bandwidth capacity network through the California Research & Education Network (CalREN).

In San Marino, this takes the internet speed from 15 megabytes per second to 1 gigabyte per second at the library, said City Librarian Irene McDermott. It was installed on Friday, Oct. 10, and the internet is now 67 times faster.

“This is just what we needed,” she said. “It fills a big need.”

The Corporation for Education Network in California (CENIC), a non-profit corporation that works to connect people, operates the network, also used by research universities and community colleges in the state.

For the full story, see the print edition of the San Marino Tribune, or download the e-edition.


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