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 …

Connect Minnesota Releases Broadband Service and Pricing Report

Access the Report Report examines the impact of cost on broadband adoption ST. PAUL, MN. (November 18, 2011) – Connect Minnesota released today a new report on broadband service and prices in Minnesota. The report, Worth the Cost: Broadband Prices in Minnesota, was part of discussions during the 2011 Broadband Conference hosted jointly by the Blandin Foundation and Connect Minnesota in …

Connected Texas Releases 2011 Residential Broadband Adoption Survey Results

Access the Findings   38% of Texas residents still do not subscribe to broadband at home   Austin, TX. (November 16, 2011) – Today, Connected Texas released new residential broadband adoption survey results revealing the top trends in technology use among key demographics in Texas. The preliminary indicators from the survey are available online, which gives a comprehensive view of …

Connected Nation, iHigh.com Announce Partnership

National nonprofit working for broadband expansion joins forces with nation’s top website featuring youth sports   Lexington, KY. (November 15, 2011)– Youth sports are often the common bond that unites communities and families. Bowling Green-based Connected Nation is proud to announce a partnership with Lexington-based iHigh.com – a company that strengthens those bonds through the innovative use of broadband.   …

Clare County First in State to Join Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

Leaders enlist in Connect Michigan’s Connected program to bridge technology gap, boost economy, and quality of life   Clare County, MI. (November 15, 2011) – Clare County leaders Tuesday became 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 …

Clare County First in State to Join Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

Leaders enlist in Connect Michigan’s Connected program to bridge technology gap, boost economy, and quality of life Clare County, MI. (November 14, 2011) – Clare County leaders Tuesday became 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 …