INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: AT&T grows 4G network in Northwest Indiana

2013-03-27T13:02:00Z 2013-03-27T16:53:08Z INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: AT&T grows 4G network in Northwest IndianaGerry Dick Inside Indiana Business nwitimes.com
March 27, 2013 1:02 pm  • 

AT&T Inc. has expanded its 4G LTE network in Northwest Indiana. The service now reaches communities including Hobart and Portage.

 

Developer Details Ambitious Regional Growth

Carmel-based Leo Brown Group LLC is set to break ground on a $17 million senior living community in Indianapolis next month. Plans for Traditions at Solana include several two-bedroom homes and on-site recreational facilities. The company also intends to begin developments in Avon, Ohio and Illinois by the end of the year. Vice President Mike Wagner tells Inside INdiana Business he believes the industry is taking a different approach to elderly care.

 

Publication Shines Spotlight on Indy Entrepreneurs

A national publication is highlighting the emerging startup community in Indianapolis. Entrepreneur magazine has posted a story on its website outlining why the city is an attractive location for innovative companies. It says the recession might have opened more doors compared to entrepreneurs in other cities because many startups in Indianapolis focus on solving real business problems.

 

Corporate College Names Southwest Director

Ivy Tech Corporate College has named Bo Drake executive director for its Southwest Region. He most recently served as a business consultant at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. in Ohio.

 

Myrtle Beach Flights Return to Fort Wayne Airport

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Co. is resuming non-stop service between Fort Wayne and Myrtle Beach. The seasonal flights from Fort Wayne International Airport will return in May.

 

IWU to Celebrate National Championship

Indiana Wesleyan University is set to hold a ceremony this evening to honor the school's recent NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship. A banner will be unfurled at Luckey Arena and Marion Mayor Wayne Seybold is slated to deliver a city proclamation during the event.

 

Sullivan Planning Downtown Revitalization Project

The city of Sullivan wants to breathe new life into a blighted downtown property. Our partners at WTHI-TV in Terre Haute reports plans call for razing most of the abandoned Central Elementary School to make way for a park and community center.

 

Language Center Reaches Deal With Golfer

Indianapolis-based Language Training Center has agreed to a one-year endorsement deal with LPGA tour player Beatriz Recari. The Indiana company serves as the tour's official language service provider.

 

Purdue Awards Research Honor

Purdue University is awarding its highest honor in natural sciences research to a professor for his work in controlling ultrafast light pulses. Andrew Weiner is receiving the Herbert Newby McCoy Award for his research that could lead to more powerful communications technologies and laboratory instruments.

 

College to Host STEM Event For Young Women

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College will host a program next month designed to encourage young women to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math education. The event features workshops and presentations by women working in STEM-related fields.

 

Lilly Diabetes Drug Clears Hurdle

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. says an investigational diabetes treatment it is co-developing has received a key clearance from the European Medicines Agency. The organization has accepted the marketing authorization application for empagliflozin.

 

Lippert Hires VP

Goshen-based Lippert Components Inc. has hired Frank Perna as vice president of operations of manufactured housing windows. He previously worked at New Jersey-based Silver Line Building Products LLC.

 

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