Connected Nation CEO to Offer Two Keynotes at TIA 2011: Inside the Network Conference

(April 29, 2011) – Connected Nation’s CEO Brian Mefford is set to deliver two keynote address at the Telecommunications Industry Association’s premier annual summit and conference, TIA 2011: Inside the Network, held on May 17-20 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Dallas. Mefford’s keynotes include: • Connecting Communities: Public-Private Initiatives in Overcoming the Nation’s Broadband Challenge. (Wednesday, May 18 at …

Commissioner Clyburn Addresses the Need for Local Solutions for Each Community’s Unique Broadband Barriers

(April 29, 2011) – Last week, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn addressed the Internet2 Spring Membership Meeting, where she stressed the need to promote locally-driven solutions to address the gap in broadband adoption. She said “an approach that allows for the development of best practices while at the same time tailoring those best practices to the unique needs of a local …

Connected Nation Among Top 10 Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Accepting the 2011 Best Places to Work award Wednesday in Lexington are Connected Nation employees, from left, Chris McGovern, René True, Mandi Thomas, Tom Ferree, Tracie Rotermann, Ashley Littell, Roy Hutchins, Jessica Ditto, and Lauren Hightower. Lexington, KY. (2011) – Connected Nation, a leading national nonprofit technology services organization, has been selected as one of the top 10 best places …

Connected Nation’s Chief Policy Counsel to Speak on Broadband Adoption Panel

(April 19, 2011) – Tom Koutsky, Connected Nation’s chief policy counsel, will be a featured panelist in the Broadband Breakfast Club’s monthly discussion on broadband topics. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. (EST) in Washington, D.C. April’s event, called “Better Broadband Adoption: How to Maximize its Impact and Use,” will feature a panel discussing the …

Hacking Puts Spotlight on E-mail Safety

By Heather Gate, Manager, Digital Inclusion Program Development, Connected Nation and Chris McGovern, Manager, Research Development, Connected Nation   Lexington, KY. (April 15, 2011) – Until a few weeks ago, most people had never heard of the online marketing firm Epsilon or gave much thought about how it’s connected to our lives.   Earlier this month, though, Epsilon found itself …

Survey Shows Broadband’s Potential Impact on Healthcare

(April 13, 2011) – Cisco earlier this week released the results of a survey on health sector innovation, which included findings on the telehealth applications that have the greatest “near-term potential for facilitating large-scale health sector innovation.” Telemedicine is a broadband-enabled activity that has the potential to greatly improve healthcare delivery in the U.S., and is something Connected Nation has …

CN’s GIS Services Manager Named to Professional Group

(April 12, 2011) – Littell has been named to the inaugural Vanguard Cabinet (VC) by URISA, the leading association for GIS professionals. The Vanguard Cabinet is a new URISA initiative to engage young GIS practitioners, increase their numbers in the organization, and better understand the concerns facing these future leaders of the GIS community. “I think URISA’s Vanguard Cabinet will …