Thirty-two years ago Andrew Peters began his lifelong career at Pioneer Library System. As associate director of technology, he has witnessed first-hand how the internet has changed the way libraries function. From the emergence of email 20 years ago, to 100 MB connections today, internet connectivity has improved the ways libraries serve communities.
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For the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA), facilitating meaningful educational experiences through free public broadcasting is first priority. To enable these high quality broadcasts, OneNet recently upgraded OETA’s network through a statewide fiber system.
It’s the laugh heard around the entire office. Knowing Arturo Berrios, OneNet’s network support engineer, means that at one point you’ve heard his infectious laugh across the building, and it’s immediately made your day a little better.
For community service organizations in Shawnee, Oklahoma, dependable internet is the backbone of operations, making it a necessary expense. A recent initiative of a local university has allowed OneNet, the comprehensive digital communications initiative of the state system of higher education, to provide resources to upgrade networks while generating significant cost savings.
In 2014, Norman Public Schools (NPS) created a connective device initiative for student engagement, which resulted in an increase of approximately 10,000 devices connecting to the district’s network. As the school district began implementing the initiative, it began to encounter connectivity bottlenecks that hindered classroom learning. NPS partnered with OneNet to meet their needs.
Rose State College in Midwest City is committed to providing ‘doable’ higher education opportunities. Flexibility is key for modern students who are often juggling full-time jobs and family obligations, which is why Rose State’s dedication to providing reliable internet matches the tenacity of its student body.
The dynamic nature of the job is what OneNet’s Infrastructure team thrives on. On any given day, the OneNet infrastructure team could be at every corner of the state, helping maintain the network.
The essential nature of internet makes it a necessary monthly expense, but when a local university discovered the possibility of a citywide consortium to decrease costs and increase bandwidth for numerous organizations, OneNet was prepared to provide the resources needed to upgrade their network.
For the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA), facilitating educational and inspirational experiences through free public broadcasting is the number one priority. As vice president of technology, Mark Norman is passionate about providing consistent service to all 77 counties.
If there was one word to describe Laura Smith, it would be content. As OneNet’s account payable assistant for the last fourteen years, Smith has enjoyed every moment of it and wouldn’t wish for anything else.