Connected Nation to present at “The Broadband Expo”

Three-day event in Dallas will focus on expanding, promoting high-speed wireless Internet In November, Oxford Expositions will host, “The Broadband Expo,” which will focus on expanding and promoting wireless high-speed Internet in rural America. The expo and tradeshow will be held in Dallas at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center on November 1-3, 2010. The event will provide in-depth …

Making A High-Speed Connection

Michigan Residents Find Options For Enhanced Internet AccessIn Northern Michigan, Traverse City functions as the major commercial nexus for a seven-county area totaling 2,700 square miles. Yet residents in Cedar, only a few miles away, found themselves without access to high-speed Internet service until recently. “After moving just 7 miles out of Traverse City last fall there was no question …

Ohio broadband projects receive federal funding

From Farm & Dairy: COLUMBUS — Three Ohio broadband projects by Connect Ohio, OneCommunity and Horizon Telecom will receive funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Read Ohio Broadband Projects Receive Federal Funding

Ohio Broadband Projects Get Funds

From The Vindicator: Three Ohio broadband projects have received more than $118 million in federal stimulus funds, Vice President Joe Biden has announced. The projects will extend broadband access and are projected to create more than 430 jobs. Read Ohio Broadband Projects Get Funds

Grants to help widen Ohio broadband access

By Jonathan Riskind/The Columbus DispatchWASHINGTON — Appalachian Ohio and other areas in the state lacking access to high-speed broadband Internet access are in line for a $118 million federal building boost.Read Grants to Help Widen Ohio Broadband Access

Town is where Web gets tangled

From The San Antonio Express-News:CHIRENO — Every month, the city-operated natural gas system has to file electronic copies of several mandatory state reports. But City Hall’s satellite Internet connection is so slow, it takes several days to do what other gas systems can do in minutes. Read more: Town is where Web gets tangled

Connected Nation’s Connect Ohio Receives Federal Grant to Provide Free Computer Training at Public Libraries, Community Colleges in Ohio

Connect Ohio’s Public Adoption Through Libraries/Every Community Online Adoption Project will receive $6.9 million, which will offer free computer training sessions at public libraries and community colleges throughout Ohio and will introduce new users to a wide range of communication, education, and healthcare tools available online.The project is funded through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s …

Connected Nation’s Connected Tennessee Garners Federal Grant to Help Provide Technology to Disadvantaged Youth

In Tennessee, the work to connect the entire state just received a major boost, thanks to $2.3 million in federal funding. Today, Connected Tennessee’s Computers 4 Kids program was awarded $2.3 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). BTOP provides grants to support the deployment of broadband infrastructure, enhance …

Stimulus money to beef up broadband in Ohio

From Business First of Columbus: Officials in Washington, D.C., say more than 400 Ohio jobs could be created through a $118 million round of federal stimulus funding headed to the state to expand broadband access. Read more: Stimulus money to beef up broadband in Ohio – Business First of Columbus Also avalaible at: Business Courier of Cincinnati Dayton Business Journal

Ohio gets $118 million in federal stimulus money to expand broadband access

by Olivera Perkins/The Cleveland Plain Dealer and Cleveland.comCLEVELAND, Ohio — More than $118 million in federal stimulus money is headed to Ohio to expand broadband access and to build a fiberoptic network that might entice 21st century businesses. Read more Ohio gets $118 million in federal stimulus money to expand broadband access