Connected Nation Issues Statement on Recent Resignation of FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

Bowling Green, Ky. (April 20, 2018) – Connected Nation Chairman and CEO, Tom Ferree, issued the following statement regarding Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn’s announcement that she will be leaving the agency. “On behalf of Connected Nation, I would like to recognize and applaud the distinguished years of service of FCC Commissioner, Mignon Clyburn. She is a friend …

Connected Nation Ranked Among Top Ten Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky. (April 18, 2018) – Connected Nation, Inc. has been named among the Best Places to Work in Kentucky. This is the 7th year that the nonprofit has received the distinction. “It is a great honor to be recognized again as a ‘Best Place to Work,’” said Tom Ferree, Chairman and CEO of Connected Nation. “Connected Nation is …

OPINION: Ohio Families, Business Will Benefit From History-Making Legislation

Columbus, Ohio (April 13, 2018) – If you believe that education, healthcare, economic development, agriculture, and public safety are important in Ohio then you are as excited as I am about House Bill 378 passing the Ohio House of Representatives by a vote of 85-11 on April 11, 2018.  All of those aspects of our lives are touched by our …

Ohio Representatives Overwhelmingly Pass Broadband Development Bill

Columbus, Ohio (April 11, 2018) – Ohio State Representatives took action today that could positively impact children, families, farmers, businesses, schools and universities, and hospitals across the Buckeye State for years to come by voting  to approve House Bill 378. The bi-partisan bill, introduced by Representatives Ryan Smith (R-Dist. 93) and Jack Cera (D-Dist. 96), seeks to create a $50 …

Iowa Ranked No. 1 in Infrastructure and Ultra-Fast Internet

  Iowa City, IA. (February 27, 2018) – Iowa may be better known for its corn, caucuses, and creative writing programs, but the Hawkeye state also leads the nation in efforts to bring ultra-fast internet access to every city block and every rural acre. Iowa’s No. 1 rankings in the infrastructure category and the broadband access metric within that came as …