Connect Michigan Releases Teleworking Report

Access the Report Lansing, MI (January 9, 2012) – Connect Michigan released today a new report on teleworking in Michigan. The report, Teleworking in Michigan – Empowering Workers Through Broadband, was originally developed as a part of the Connect Michigan 2011 Residential Technology Assessment that examined the impact of teleworking in Michigan. Teleworking—which has the potential to significantly modify Michigan’s …

Harbor Area Broadband Team Joins New Technology Enhancement Program

HARBOR Inc. teams up with Connect Michigan in a plan for building a technology-ready community Harbor Springs, MI (December 20, 2011)– HARBOR Inc.’s Broadband Team has joined forces with Connect Michigan by enrolling in the Connected community certification program, an initiative that offers a comprehensive way to bridge the digital divide impacting many communities including the Harbor Springs area by building …

Connect Minnesota Releases New Broadband Availability Report

Access the Findings ST. PAUL, MN (December 20, 2011) – Today, Connect Minnesota released an assessment of broadband availability in Minnesota in a report titled, Broadband Availability in Minnesota: Measuring Progress. This report, which is available online, outlines the statewide results of a broadband inventory with the aim of sparking stakeholder discussions on key policy goals and strategies to expand and …

Lyon County Joins Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

Leaders enlist in Nevada’s Connected program to bridge technology gap, boost economy, and quality of life YERINGTON, NV (December 19, 2011) – Lyon County leaders are taking a new step toward job growth and better quality of life in west central Nevada. The region has now been enrolled in an innovative program that is designed to increase access, adoption, and …

Gillespie County Joins Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

GILLESPIE COUNTY, TX (December 19, 2011)  – Gillespie County leaders are now the first in the state to enroll their community in an innovative program that seeks to boost the local economy and quality of life for residents though increased access, adoption, and use of broadband.   Staff from Connected Texas, the statewide nonprofit promoting broadband expansion, are leading Gillespie …

ConnectKentucky, AT&T Foundation Donate Computers to Area Organizations

Four nonprofits serve vulnerable populations FRANKLIN, Ky. (December 15, 2011) – Four Frankfort Kentucky area organizations serving children or disadvantaged individuals or families got an early holiday treat recently with the donation of five refurbished computers from ConnectKentucky through a grant from the AT&T Foundation. The Franklin County organizations receiving the computers are PUSH Early Childhood Development Center, Franklin County …

Michigan CBC Continues the Work of Leveraging Technology as a Platform for Innovation

Lansing, MI (December 14, 2011) – The Michigan Collaborative Broadband Committee (CBC) is set for another informative meeting on December 15. The CBC is a group of representatives from K-12 education, higher education, broadband service providers, non-profits, tourism, business, agriculture, government, and other organizations that have an interest in improving Michigan’s broadband availability and encouraging meaningful adoption. In June, Connect …

Study Shows Need for Long-Distance Phone Charge Reform, According to Connected Nation, Kentucky Chamber, and Kentucky Association of Economic Development

UK Center for Business and Economic Research Study Shows Reform Would Benefit Consumers, Businesses BOWLING GREEN, KY. (November 29, 2011) – Connected Nation, along with the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and Kentucky Association of Economic Development, hailed the recent release of a research study by the University of Kentucky Center for Business and Economic Research that underscores the need for the …

Barry County Chooses to be a ‘Connected’ Community

Barry County, MI. (November 28, 2011) – Barry County leaders have enrolled their community in a creative new program that seeks to stimulate demand in the local economy and enhance the quality of life for residents through increased access, adoption, and use of broadband. Staff from Connect Michigan, the statewide nonprofit promoting broadband expansion, introduced Barry County leaders to the Connected …