What Are These New Regional Optical Networks All About: A Report from the Real World

Wednesday, February 22 | 11:30PM–11:30PM
Session Type: Resources
Wide-area optical networking for the research, education, and health science communities is becoming reality. Our collaboration is ready to share our experience participating in this global phenomenon. Is it more than unlimited bandwidth? We will share perspectives from those using such networks now and the expectations of those about to connect.


  • Wayne Pecena

    Asst Dir, Educational Broadcasting Svc, Texas A&M University
  • Jim Williams

    Abbot and Oracle, LEARN:Lonestar Education and Research Network