ConnectKentucky’s Computer 4 Kids helps provide computers for community lab

The Oasis Life Center in the Parkland neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky is providing community residents with access to a computer lab outfitted with 10 computers and printers, thanks in part to a donation through ConnectKentucky’s Computers 4 Kids program. The work stations will help local residents to achieve success in this technologically advancing world, said Heather Gate, the program manager …

Every Citizen Online (SM) partnership notes success of Connected Tennessee’s similar effort, Computers 4 Kids

Connected Nation has recently partnered with technology companies including Intel and Lenovo to form Every Citizen Online (SM), a public-private partnership designed to enable PC ownership and broadband use in low-income and other unconnected households. The partnership has applied for Sustainable Broadband Adoption funds available through the NTIA’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program. To read what Intel’s policy blog is saying …

U.S. Stimulus: Intel Invests in Sustainable Broadband Adoption

August 20, 2009 Policy @ Intel blogThe application window for first round broadband stimulus funding closes today for NTIA’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). Last week, Intel joined the national non-profit Connected Nation and a host of fellow technology companies, including Dell, Fujitsu, Lenovo, Velocity Micro, and ZT Systems, to apply for BTOP’s Sustainable Broadband Adoption funding for Every Citizen …

Intel, Dell, Fujitsu partner with nonprofit to increase low-income internet access

August 18, 2009The Daily TellBy Jenna Weiner President Barack Obama has made it a national priority to offer broadband internet to homes across the country, authorizing a portion of the federal stimulus package to accomplish this goal. In the pursuit of this aim, Intel, Dell and Fujitsu recently announced a partnership with nonprofit organization Connected Nation to offer deeply discounted …

Connected Nation, Technology Stalwarts Launch Every Citizen Online

August 19, 2009Cherokeean HearldConnected Nation, a national nonprofit, is joining with technology stalwarts Intel, Fujitsu, Velocity Micro, and ZT Systems to establish Every Citizen Online (SM), a public-private partnership program to enable computer ownership and broadband use in low-income and unconnected homes. The program will help vulnerable populations overcome top barriers to adoption: broadband awareness and training, computer ownership, and …

Connected Nation and ESRIs partnership to benefit state-based broadband initiatives

On Monday, ESRI issued a news release about its BroadbandStat, the company’s new Web application that provides tools for mapping broadband coverage and planning broadband initiatives. The BroadbandStat solution features a dashboard-style display that provides an interactive map and options that make it easy to combine data in different ways for viewing and analyzing. The BroadbandStat solution is currently under …

Connected Nation: Access Not the Biggest Problem

August 14, 2009TMCNet By Gary Kim Connected Nation is not the only organization that has concluded most barriers to use of broadband access now result from a variety of reasons unrelated to access availability. For that reason, it is seeking broadband stimulus funds to supply households with PCs, one of the major reasons people do not use broadband at home: …

Intel, Dell Join Nonprofit To Bring Cheap Internet Svc To Poor

August 13, 2009Dow Jones Newswire via The Wall Street Journal By Fawn Johnson WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Intel Corp. (INTC), Dell Inc. (DELL), and Fujitsu Ltd. (FJTSY) are among the new partners with the nonprofit group Connected Nation to put computers and cheap Internet service into low-income homes, the parties announced Thursday. The coalition of high-tech manufacturing companies and Connected Nation is …

Connected Nation Partners with Technology Leaders to Apply for Broadband Stimulus Funds to Connect More U.S. Households

Washington, DC – Connected Nation, a national nonprofit, is joining with technology stalwarts Intel, Fujitsu, Velocity Micro, and ZT Systems to establish Every Citizen Online (SM), a public-private partnership program to enable computer ownership and broadband use in low-income and unconnected homes. The program will help vulnerable populations overcome top barriers to adoption: broadband awareness and training, computer ownership, and …