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OSHEAN and RINET merge

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OSHEAN is absorbing the Rhode Island Network for Education Technology.
Posted 7/18/11

PROVIDENCE – OSHEAN, the nonprofit consortium of local organizations building a high-capacity broadband network throughout the state, is absorbing the Rhode Island Network for Education Technology.

The merger will allow the organizations to expand their member base and services. RINET will now work under the auspices of OSHEAN.

“We are committed to keeping Rhode Island and all of its citizens at the forefront of network technology and its application,” said Pam Christman of RINET in a news release on Monday. “An OSHEAN-RINET merger will strengthen the organization’s ability to deliver on its shared mission and will increase the depth and scope of the services we provide.”

RINET provides K-12 school and library-based technology services, aiming to enhance learning and teaching, and will offer those services to OSHEAN’s network of colleges, universities, hospitals, government agencies and other anchor institutions.

“We are excited about the integration and bringing to Rhode Island one organization focused on providing technology services to our citizens from pre-kindergarten to post graduates,” said OSHEAN President and CEO George Loftus. “This will provide a unified cyber infrastructure that is crucial to the ongoing development of a cost-effective statewide network that is revolutionizing the way we teach, think and live.”

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