Connected Nation at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV. (January 6, 2011) – The International Consumer Electronics Show officially kicks off today. Tens of thousands of tech enthusiasts are descending on Las Vegas for the world’s largest tech trade show. Connected Nation is sending two of its geeks to report live from the conference. Stay tuned for more updates and be sure to follow us: www.twitter.com/connectednation. …

Connect Ohio’s Every Citizen Online Classes Launched

The first Every Citizen Online course (left) at Pioneer Career and Technology Center in Richland County, Ohio kicked off on January 3. Bowling Green, KY. (January 4, 2011) – Connect Ohio’s Every Citizen Online classes have officially launched. Every Citizen Online provides free computer training sessions at public libraries and community colleges throughout Ohio and will introduce new users how …

Connect Ohio Launches Every Citizen Online Broadband Adoption Program

Partnering libraries and community colleges will offer free computer and broadband training throughout Ohio   Columbus, OH. (December 21, 2010) – 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 …

Connect Ohio Launches Every Citizen Online Broadband Adoption Program

Bowling Green, KY. (December 20, 2010) – 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 …

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

From Directions Magazine: Bowling Green, KY. (December 16, 2010) – 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 …

Connected Nation Interviewed About Contribution to the National Broadband Mapping Effort

Bowling Green, KY. (December 16, 2010) –  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 …

Internet upgrades keep rural Iowans in loop

By Kyle Munson/Des Moines Register Bowling Green, KY. (December 5, 2010) – Ann 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 …

Broadband Research Findings Presented to the South Carolina Public Service Commission

Bowling Green, KY. (December 2, 2010) – 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 …

Cyber Monday Shopping is Made Easy with Broadband

Bowling Green, KY. (November 29, 2010) – Cyber Monday is upon us and many Americans are likely to be surfing and clicking for deals. For example: For more than half of the households surveyed in Connected Nation’s 2010 Residential Technology Assessment, Cyber Monday may be one of the many reasons residents choose to hop online to make purchases. In a …