The State of Nevada Names Connected Nation as Its Designated Eligible Entity for Broadband Mapping and Planning Stimulus Funding

Carson City, NV – Yesterday, Connected Nation met with broadband stakeholders from across Nevada to discuss its role in creating a comprehensive broadband availability map for the state. This meeting marks the beginning of Connected Nation’s newly-formed relationship with the state since Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons notified the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) that Connected Nation will serve as …

The State of Nevada Names Connected Nation as Its Designated Eligible Entity for Broadband Mapping and Planning Stimulus Funding

Carson City, NV – Yesterday, Connected Nation met with broadband stakeholders from across Nevada to discuss its role in creating a comprehensive broadband availability map for the state. This meeting marks the beginning of Connected Nation’s newly-formed relationship with the state since Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons notified the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) that Connected Nation will serve as …

Texas Partners with Connected Nation to Map Broadband Availability and Prepare for Federal Stimulus Funding

Austin, TX –Yesterday, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced a partnership between the Texas Department of Agriculture and Connected Nation, a national nonprofit, to create a broadband initiative called Connected Texas and to develop a detailed broadband inventory map to better position Texas for competitive funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The map, which will …

Texas Department of Agriculture selects non-profit organization to map state for broadband availability

July 28, 2009North Texas e-News AUSTIN – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced today Connected Nation has been selected to measure and map the availability and use of broadband in the state of Texas. “We are excited about this new partnership,” Commissioner Staples said. “Connected Nation will help Texas close the digital divide between urban and rural communities in our …

Connected Nation Commends FCC Appointments

On Friday, the United States Senate confirmed the nominations of Mignon Clyburn and Meredith Attwell Baker to the Federal Communications Commission, completing the five-seat panel. Clyburn is a former chair of the South Carolina Public Service Commission and the daughter of House of Representatives Majority Whip James Clyburn. Baker is the former head of the National Telecommunications & Information Administration …

Connected Tennessee provides technology to help Perry County

In Perry County, Tennessee, 65 young people are helping their community, thanks in part to technology donated through Connected Tennessee’s Computers 4 Kids program. According to an article in Sunday’s Tennessean, Vision Perry, a new economic, community and cultural development office staffed by 16-24 year-olds, is promoting business in Linden and nearby Lobelville, organizing a summer festival to attract tourists …

Connect Minnesota Launches New Maps and Data Tools for Tapping Broadband Stimulus Dollars

St. Paul, MN: At 4 p.m. EDT, Connect Minnesota will release a new suite of publicly available data tools to enhance Minnesota’s statewide broadband inventory map and provide GIS assistance for broadband stimulus applicants. Using ArcGIS technology in partnership with ESRI, Connect Minnesota has developed an interactive mapping feature for applicants to determine the number of households without broadband availability …

Connect Minnesota Launches New Maps and Data Tools for Tapping Broadband Stimulus Dollars

St. Paul, MN: At 4 p.m. EDT, Connect Minnesota will release a new suite of publicly available data tools to enhance Minnesota’s statewide broadband inventory map and provide GIS assistance for broadband stimulus applicants. Using ArcGIS technology in partnership with ESRI, Connect Minnesota has developed an interactive mapping feature for applicants to determine the number of households without broadband availability …