June 14, 2012
U.S. Ignite accelerates broadband technology in 16 cities
The White House announced
on June 13, 2012, the launch of US Ignite
, a national initiative designed to help software and technology developers in the United States build the world’s next generation of digital applications and superfast networks
. Those resources are expected to advance such sectors as education, healthcare and energy, and help grow the country’s economic future.
US Ignite is being initially launched in 16 cities across the country, including the Mott Foundation’s home community of Flint, Michigan. Mott helped support the development of the national Ignite initiative with a 2011 grant of $57,000
to One Economy Corporation
in Washington, D.C.
US Ignite — Sparking new technology and economic development
Video Production: Duane M. Elling