Connect Ohio Launches Every Citizen Online Broadband Adoption Program

Partnering libraries and community colleges will offer free computer and broadband training throughout Ohio COLUMBUS – Connect Ohio is pleased to announce the launch of Every Citizen Online. The program, in partnership with more than 100 libraries and community colleges across the state, offers free computer and broadband training. A statewide public awareness campaign to inform Ohioans of the free …

Connect Ohio Launches Every Citizen Online Broadband Adoption Program

Connect Ohio, a Connected Nation state-based program, has launched a unique initiative to help Ohioans gain access to free computer and broadband training classes. This program, called Every Citizen Online, is a partnership with more than 100 libraries and community colleges across Ohio. For Connect Ohio, this program is a new way to help Ohio residents understand and experience the …

National Broadband Initiative in U.S. Supported by Connected Nation

From Directions Magazine: Key funding for the National Broadband Mapping initiative was provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, otherwise known as the “stimulus plan.” Supporting the effort is a nonprofit organization called Connected Nation, dedicated to “expanding access to and use of broadband Internet and the related technologies that are enabled when individuals and communities have the opportunity …

Connected Nation Interviewed About Contribution to the National Broadband Mapping Effort

Directions Magazine recently interviewed Connected Nation’s Ashley Littell, manager of GIS services, along with Anne Neville, the state broadband data and development program director for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. The interview focused on Connected Nation’s contribution to the national broadband mapping effort. Read the interview here.

Internet upgrades keep rural Iowans in loop

By Kyle Munson/Des Moines RegisterAnn Borseth cracks as many as 50 patients’ backs per week in a converted chicken coop that serves as her Country Chiropractic office on her acreage northeast of Truro. High-speed online access has become almost a necessity in her daily life, even in this pastoral rural setting along a gravel road…. …The nonprofit Connect Iowa in …

Broadband Research Findings Presented to the South Carolina Public Service Commission

Connected Nation’s Senior Stakeholder Relations Manager Corey Johns and Public Policy Director Raquel Noriega were in Columbia, South Carolina on December 2 to present a program review, research results, and a planning update at the South Carolina Public Service Commission Telecommunications Workshop. The commissioners were provided with an overview of the state’s interactive broadband availability map, research findings about barriers …