Connected Nation Brings National Broadband Dialogue to Kentucky

Louisville, KY: Today, the Connect! Tour assembled state telecom leaders, public officials and business leaders to identify opportunities for extending Kentucky’s recent broadband gains and nationally-recognized broadband leadership position. The Connect! Tour is a national effort coordinated jointly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Connected Nation, the parent company of ConnectKentucky, and sponsored locally by the Kentucky Chamber of …

AT&T Donates $75,000 to Computers 4 Kids at Louisville’s Connect! Tour

Louisville, KY: Today, AT&T presented a $75,000 check to ConnectKentucky’s Computers 4 Kids (C4K) program for computers and technology upgrades to local non-profit agencies that provide after-school programs and services to students in Jefferson County. This is the second donation and serves as a demonstration of AT&T Foundation’s commitment to building a common understanding about the importance and relevance of …

Wall Street Journal Profiles Kentucky’s Global Economic Development Leadership

Recently, the Wall Street Journal recognized Kentucky as one of the world’s seven outstanding economic development leaders, highlighting the efforts of ConnectKentucky to bring high speed Internet (broadband) benefits to every Kentuckian. Featured in the Journal’s Special Report on economic development, the article highlights the dramatic impact that technology growth has had on the lives of millions of Kentuckians as …

Computers 4 Kids Distributes Nearly 200 Laptops to Tennessee Children

Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen and FCC Commissioner Deborah Taylor Tate joined Connected Tennessee for the distribution of nearly 200 laptops to children in the Tennessee Foster Care Program. The distribution is part of Connected Tennessee’s Computers 4 Kids program that distributes computers to kids and families facing economic challenges, in the foster care system or struggling with behavioral disorders and …