Online and In Touch: Broadband Subscribers Are Healthier

Washington, D.C.: According to today’s release from Connected Nation, the healthcare applications available on the Internet improve the quality of life of broadband users in Kentucky. Kentuckians turned to the Internet in search of healthcare information as broadband availability and adoption increased. The increased use of online healthcare is an advantage for Kentucky as it is often understood to be …

Telecommunications Industry Association Joins with Connected Nation to Bring Technology to All Americans

Washington, DC: Grant Seiffert, president of Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leader in advocacy, standards development, business development and intelligence for the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, recently joined the Connected Nation Board. Seiffert’s new role positions TIA alongside a powerful ally with similar policy objectives and a proven track record through state and local grassroots awareness/adoption campaigns. The …

Connected Nation Joins the Internet Innovation Alliance to Further Support Broadband Expansion Across America

Washington, D.C.: Connected Nation, the national non-profit widely recognized for its ability to dramatically impact broadband availability and technology literacy, today announced that it has joined the Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) in support of its mission for more widespread usage and accessibility of broadband through wise policy decisions. Connected Nation’s commitment to help states and communities increase broadband deployment makes …

Granny Goes Global

I’ve come across few articles recently that better capture the relevance of broadband to the economy and the sense of hope in America’s rural communities. This is apparent in the compelling story about “Granny B” who is selling her homemade dresses around the world from her broadband connected home in rural Homer (population 5,000). The article also provides a brief …

Broadband: “If You Were President for a Day”

Connected Nation has long realized the possibilities that exist with increased broadband adoption nationwide. However, the Alliance for Public Technology wants to know what YOU would do to make increased broadband adoption a reality. In their new nationwide online poll, they are asking Americans what they would do to support broadband expansion if they were “president for a day.” To …