Fiber WAN Project

Carson City Schools Launch High-speed Fiber Wide Area Network, Enhance Education
Posted on 10/18/2023
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The Nevada Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT), E-Rate Central and Fatbeam met at the Carson City School District (CCSD) Tuesday to celebrate the establishment of a high-speed Fiber Wide Area Network (WAN) project, marking a new era of connectivity and technological advancement, which will significantly enhance the educational landscape for students and educators in Carson City.

The event, attended by key stakeholders, community leaders and school officials, showcased the district's unwavering commitment to fostering a dynamic and conducive learning environment. With the high-speed Fiber WAN implementation, the district aims to ensure students have access to modern, high-speed internet services, enabling them to explore a wealth of educational resources and opportunities online.

"Today marks a significant milestone for our school district as we continue to prioritize the integration of technology and connectivity into our educational framework,” said Raymond Medeiros, director of Information Technology for the Carson City School District. “This project reflects our unwavering commitment to providing our students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world."

The project, a crucial component of the district's technological infrastructure, has been meticulously designed to facilitate seamless communication and data transfer between different campuses, administrative offices and the Internet. This leading-edge project promises to reduce operating expenses while increasing the district's ability to support the demands of a modern educational environment.

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Left to right: Britta Appel, deputy director for OSIT; Graham Taylor, director of public sector for Fatbeam; Andrew Feuling, superintendent CCSD; Raymond Medeiros, director of Information Technology for CCSD; Brian Mitchell, director of OSIT; Kerry Palmer, project manager for OSIT and Mel VanPatten. director of E-Rate Central.

About High Speed Nevada
The objective of the High Speed Nevada (HSNV) Initiative is universal access to modern broadband infrastructure that provides all Nevadans at their home or business access to an affordable, reliable and scalable high-speed internet connection.

About Fatbeam
Fatbeam is a business-to-business provider of reliable fiber-based network solutions to enterprise, healthcare, government and education customers looking to accelerate their growth in the Western United States. They believe in giving customers peace of mind to concentrate on operations by providing a superior product at the right price to meet needs now and in the future.