Connected Nation Encourages Everyone to Take Broadband Speed Tests

Connected Nation knows that “Speed Matters.” As broadband availability continues to expand, we realize that speed availability garners more attention. Broadband brings the possibility of useful but bandwidth heavy applications, which demand high download and upload speeds. Connected Nation has worked closely with Speed Matters, a public policy and awareness campaign by the Communications Workers of America to invest in …

Using Broadband to Work from Home Can Mean Big Savings as Gas Nears $4

Washington, D.C.: Broadband (high-speed Internet) can alleviate the pain of high gas prices as the national average approaches $4. By eliminating the daily roundtrip commute, Americans could save nearly an hour (52 minutes) and 30 miles of driving each day . This equates to some big gas savings. The average American commuter driving a sedan at 22 miles per gallon …

NGA Broadband Best Practices

The National Governor’s Association has just released an excellent overview of broadband best practices among states. Connected Nation is pleased to be referenced throughout the report and to have subsidiary activity cited as well, including work in Ohio, Tennessee and Kentucky. Happy reading…Brian STATES TAKE ACTION TO EXPAND ACCESS TO BROADBAND COMMUNICATION NGA Issue Brief Examines State Strategies for Promoting …