Connected Nation’s CEO Honored by Centre College

Connected Nation’s Brian Mefford Receives Distinguished Young Alumnus Award from Alma Mater in Danville, Kentucky Bowling Green, KY – Connected Nation Chief Executive Officer Brian Mefford has received the Distinguished Young Alumnus award from Centre College for his tireless efforts to bridge the digital divide. “Brian Mefford was named Centre’s Distinguished Young Alumnus for 2010 because he exemplifies what Centre …

Spread of broadband may fuel economy

By Beccy Tanner/The Wichita Eagle The prospects for rural Kansas could shift dramatically in the next few years as broadband or high-speed Internet services are provided to more Kansans.Read more: http://www.kansas.com/2010/10/25/1556815/spread-of-broadband-may-fuel-economy.html#ixzz13V2Rlypt

Expanding Broadband Across Kansas

From Jared Cerullo/KAKE-TV: In the early days of ‘the net,’ nobody knew how it would change our lives. Now, just about every aspect of our lives depends on being connected. That’s why business leaders and officials from across the state are in Wichita for a summit on broadband planning. Watch a video from KAKE-TV of the Summit

For many in Nevada, dial-up is the only way to go

By Al Gibes/Las Vegas Review-Journal Most of you have high-speed Internet access, and you probably take for granted how easily you move about the Web. You shop, buy, read, look up scores, movie times and store hours, pay bills, renew your car registration and a whole lot more. It’s the 21st century, after all. Doesn’t everyone who wants broadband have …

Broadband Task Force and Connect Nevada Announce Major Step Forward in State’s High-Speed Internet Expansion Effort

Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada’s Broadband Task Force and the Connect Nevada initiative release a new statewide broadband assessment marking an important step in the effort to expand high-speed Internet service to all Nevadans. The report, titled Nevada Broadband: Preliminary Overview of Broadband Infrastructure & Adoption in Nevada, is now available on the Connect Nevada website (www.connectnv.org) and offers …

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 …

Addressing Michigan’s Technology Challenges

Sharing perspectives for broadband development A mixed group of public and private technology professionals came together in September to discuss the challenges and opportunities for expanding high speed Internet availability in northern Michigan. The Michigan Public Service Commission’s (MPSC) Telecommunications Director Robin Ancona and Senior Analyst Anne-Marie Clark along with Connected Nation’s Stakeholder Relations Manager Cassie Ruhlman and Senior Technology …

A Presentation Before the Minnesota Broadband Advisory Task Force

Providing a perspective on the Minnesota broadband initiative Connected Nation’s Brent Legg and Phillip Brown had the opportunity to educate the newly appointed members about the history and current activities of the Connect Minnesota initiative during the second meeting of the new Minnesota Broadband Advisory Task Force on September 30th. Their appearance before the Task Force coincided with Connect Minnesota’s …