For METNET, the Montana Educational Telecommunications Network, FirstClass groupware ties together 5,000 teachers, government employees and non-profit groups throughout the state's 145,000 square miles.
Our technology is divergent -- some schools have one phone line, for example, while others are hardwired to the Internet," says METNET Administrator Steve Meredith.
5, METNET ties together communities across 145,000 square miles.
Students and teachers use METNET to take part in exciting projects outside the state.
Meredith sees METNET use by the general public growing as awareness of its varied offerings increases.