Transforming Education

We believe all children should have adequate access to the latest technology in schools. Our work includes school technology assessments, E-rate program assistance, and more.

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Mapping & Analysis

We provide more accurate and granular mapping of broadband service areas to empower local, state, and federal leaders to make better data-driven decisions that positively impact people.

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Digital Training & Job Placement

We provide digital training and job placement assistance for veterans, single parents, senior citizens, and others in rural and urban areas. Our approach focuses on the demand for a nontraditional, remote workforce.

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Data & Solutions

We measure and evaluate the state of technology and broadband access, adoption, and use in towns, cities, counties, and regions to develop community-specific Technology Action Plans.

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Transforming Education

Mapping &

Digital Training & Jobs

Community Solutions

Mission Statement

"Our mission is to improve lives by providing innovative solutions that expand the access, adoption, and use of high-speed internet and its related technologies to all people.  Everyone belongs in a Connected Nation."

Mapping Our Reach: Track Connected Nation's Work

Since its start in 2001, Connected Nation has been offering programs and initiatives across the United States to help bridge the Digital Divide.

From state-based technology planning and mapping programs to national educational technology initiatives, Connected Nation has partners in all sectors including libraries, schools, state and local governments, large technology companies, and small businesses. Our impact on the adoption, access, and use of technology is vast.

We invite you to explore this map which highlights both our past and current key initiatives within each state. Just click on your area to discover more.

If you would like to talk directly with us about what we can do to help your community, email us at

Everyone belongs in a
Connected Nation.

Latest Happenings

  • Digital Works in the News: CNN Visits Newaygo Facility

  • American Farm Bureau President Joins Connected Nation Board of Directors

  • 34 Million Americans Are Without Broadband Access: Can We Connect Them?

  • TECH WEEK: Why Better Mapping is Critical to Getting Broadband Access to More People.

  • Digital Inclusion for the Child of the Twenty-First Century

Keep Up With Us

ICYMI: Serve those who serve others: @DigitalWorksUSA is working to give veterans and families a fresh start. YOU have the opportunity to sponsor training, job placement, and more: #ConnectedNation

. @SenCoryGardner on Aug. 3 proposed the U.S. Senate version of bipartisan legislation that would streamline national broadband resources across numerous federal agencies. To see how this will benefit communities, click here: #StayConnected

"If you've got the internet speed, you can do business anywhere in the world," said Colorado State Senator Don Coram. Check out how new Colorado laws aim to bring broadband to #rural areas. Read article here: #ConnectedNation

.@Microsoft is working with the local carrier, CvWireless, to test systems built on television white space. This think-tank collaboration is working locally to source a global solution for #rural broadband access. Read here: #ConnectedNation

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