Groups hope to expand broadband service

By Jenna Mink/The Daily News (Bowling Green, KY) Stimulus money will put computers in low-income homes across the nationAs the federal government promotes high-speed Internet, a Bowling Green organization is part of a nationwide group that’s trying to improve broadband access. Read more about Connected Nation and the Digital Adoption Coalition

Coalition aims to close digital divide for HUD households

By Kim Hart/The Hill Internet providers, computer manufacturers and a number of non-profits announced today that they have formed a coalition to help increase U.S. broadband adoption in the poorest households.Learn more about the Digital Adoption Coalition

Public and Private Sectors Form Groundbreaking Coalition to Support Broadband Adoption

Digital Adoption Coalition Commits to Empower America’s Underserved Communities with 21st Century Technology WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Building on the momentum of the National Broadband Plan delivered to Congress by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its call for public-private partnerships to improve broadband adoption, an unprecedented group of Internet service providers (ISPs), computer technology companies, and nonprofits, announced today a collaboration …

Connecting America: FCC Releases National Broadband Plan

Today, the Federal Communications Commission sent its National Broadband Plan to Congress. The 376-page document outlines a national broadband imperative to get America connected, including goals to ensure every American has affordable access and a 90 percent adoption rate by 2020. Over the past year, Connected Nation has offered rich data and insights in support of the FCC’s effort to …

Connected Nation Applauds FCC Recommendations for Broadband Adoption

Members of the FCC’s Omnibus Broadband Initiative including, (L to R) Blair Levin, Executive Director; Brian David, Program Director; and Elise Kohn, Adoption Director address questions during Tuesday’s Digital Inclusion Summit. Connected Nation welcomes the FCC’s agenda for driving broadband adoption, particularly among certain vulnerable demographics such as the elderly, low-income Americans, adults with disabilities, minority citizens, and those residing …

Tech CEO and ‘Teachers of the Year’ Among Six Classroom Connections Judges

From Application, Video Deadline Approaching for Windstream Charitable Program LITTLE ROCK, Ark.,– Windstream Corp. (Nasdaq:WIN) has chosen a technology non-profit executive and two state Teachers of the Year as judges for its Classroom Connections program, which will provide public schools in Windstream’s service area the opportunity to receive up to $100,000 for technology-related upgrades. Link to Full article here.