Intel’s Maloney talks beer and broadband

By Kim Hart/The HillSean Maloney, executive vice president and head of Intel’s Architecture Group, knows a lot about beer. While having dinner with a handful of reporters earlier this week, the Londoner shared his copious knowledge about Guinness. To my surprise, each pint contains 300 calories! Link to article here.

New Video and Research Shows that Libraries Play a Key Role in Connecting the Disconnected

Connected Nation launches New Video and Policy Brief, “Connecting America Through Broadband at the Library” In recent research and activities, Connected Nation has found that libraries, across the country, are playing a critical role in connecting America’s disconnected. And, Americans are already speaking out about how libraries are transforming their families’ lives through broadband. Connected Nation has captured some of …

Connected Nation Welcomes New Co-Chairman to IIA

Connected Nation would like to welcome David Sutphen as the new co-chairman of the Internet Innovation Alliance. Sutphen replaces Larry Irving, who has led the IIA since its inception in 2004 and will now serve as vice president of Global Governmental Affairs at Hewlett Packard.“We are pleased that David Sutphen has decided to help lead the Internet Innovation Alliance’s coalition …

Connected Nation’s sustainable broadband adoption programs highlighted in Intel whitepaper

Recently, Intel published a whitepaper, “Investing in Sustainable Broadband Adoption,” highlighting Connected Nation’s partnership with Intel and other technology stalwarts in an innovative program called Every Citizen Online (SM). Every Citizen Online (SM) is a public-private initiative intended to help low-income individuals purchase a new broadband-enabled computer using an instant rebate, bundled with a year of discounted broadband service. On …

Connected Nation’s Computers 4 Kids Program Wins 2009 TechStar Award in Tennessee

Recently, Connected Nation’s Computers 4 Kids (C4K) program in Tennessee was given a community service award at the 7th annual TechStar Awards luncheon in Kingsport, Tenn. The award was given for C4K’s commitment of time and resource to help improve the community through technology. The Computers 4 Kids program is designed to positively impact the future of disadvantaged children in …

Connected Nation Applauds Diligence of NTIA’s Broadband Stimulus Review Process

Washington, DC – Today, Connected Nation participated in a call with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to discuss Connected Nation’s broadband mapping applications for the State Broadband Data and Development (SBDD) Grant Program. Connected Nation is proud to be working with 13 states and territories in the national broadband mapping effort, which represents approximately 40 percent of the …

Connected Nation Applauds Diligence of NTIA’s Broadband Stimulus Review Process

Washington, DC – Today, Connected Nation participated in a call with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to discuss Connected Nation’s broadband mapping applications for the State Broadband Data and Development (SBDD) Grant Program. Connected Nation is proud to be working with 13 states and territories in the national broadband mapping effort, which represents approximately 40 percent of the …

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Launches Statewide Effort to Improve Internet Access in Texas Public Libraries

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission assembled nearly 200 public library leaders, community supporters, broadband providers, and local and state leaders for the Texas Opportunity Online Broadband Summit, on Thursday, October 8, 2009, in San Antonio, to discuss how to improve and sustain high quality Internet access in the Texas public libraries. The Texas Opportunity Online …

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Launches Statewide Effort to Improve Internet Access in Texas Public Libraries

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission assembled nearly 200 public library leaders, community supporters, broadband providers, and local and state leaders for the Texas Opportunity Online Broadband Summit, on Thursday, October 8, 2009, in San Antonio, to discuss how to improve and sustain high quality Internet access in the Texas public libraries. The Texas Opportunity Online …