Upton County Texas Technology Action Plan

For Immediate Release February 5, 2018 Connected Nation Contact: Tom Stephenson Role: Community Technology Advisor Email: tstephenson@connectednation.org Phone number: 248-376-4046 Local Contact: Alicia Sanchez, Executive Director McCamey Economic Development Corporation Email: mail@mccameyedc.com Phone number: 432-652-8008 Cybersecurity, Local Business Website Development Identified as Priority Projects by Upton County Broadband Committee Upton County, TX (February 5, 2018) – The Upton County Broadband Committee …

Drive Testing Reveals Gaps in Broadband Coverage That Could Impact Public Safety

Columbus, OH – (May 30, 2017) – Just how connected is southeast Ohio? It’s the question the Ohio Department of Transportation asked Connected Nation’s (CN) subsidiary, Connect Ohio, to answer in an effort to improve its dispatch and routing software and hardware. Chip Spann is the Director of Engineering & Technical Services (ETS) for CN and leads the drive-testing work …

Executive Director, Office of School Connectivity (State of Iowa)

Status: Open Location: Des Moines, IA Full-time, Exempt Posted: October 20, 2017 The Executive Director, Office of School Connectivity Strategy (State of Iowa) is a state-based leadership position that is focused on significantly improving the speed, cost, and reliability of school Internet and WAN connectivity for all public schools across Iowa. This position requires in-depth knowledge of, and significant experience …

VIDEO: What a Presidential Executive Order Really Means for Rural America

Washington, DC. (March 1, 2018) – President Trump recently signed an executive order and presidential memorandum meant to help speed up the expansion of broadband (high-speed internet) in rural communities. The two actions remove some of the barriers that stand in the way of expansion. “It’s a big statement from this administration to let the country know where rural America …

The Atlantic Forum: Bringing Broadband and Technology to Students

Columbus, Oh. (October 16, 2017) – On Monday, October 16, Executive Director of Connect Ohio, Stu Johnson, arrived in Columbus, Ohio at The Columbus Museum of Art to speak about the need for technology in education and the process to get digital tools into the hands of all students. Leading broadband policymakers, educators, and innovators gathered for the forum hosted …

Connected Nation: Ensuring Schools are Tech Ready

(October 18, 2017) – How important is technology in our nation’s public schools? If you ask students, teachers, and parents, it can mean the difference between a future filled with hope and one lived in poverty. “We want our children to go on to live life even more prosperously than we are. Without technology, they are doomed,” said Bryant Miller, …

Two Broadband Expansion Bills: A Call to Action for Ohioans

Columbus Oh. (October 12, 2017) – Bi-partisan legislation has been introduced in the Ohio Senate and the Ohio House of Representatives to expand broadband access in unserved areas of the Buckeye State. Senate Bill 199, introduced by Senator Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) and Senator Cliff Hite (R-Findlay), and companion House Bill 378 introduced by Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) and Representative Jack …

International Day of the Girl Child

(October 11, 2017) – Today we recognize the International Day of the Girl Child. This recognition began in 2011 as a result of global advocacy and as a way of recognizing the unique challenges that girls around the globe face. We join the world in helping to empower girls so they can achieve their goals. According to the United Nations, …