Survey begins to expand internet access, broadband speed across Fisher county

Your input needed to develop technology action plan  Fisher County, TX. (April 14, 2021) – The Fisher County Broadband Committee launched work to develop a county-specific Technology Action Plan. The committee, which is partnering with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to make the project possible, is made up of local stakeholders who are focused on finding solutions for improving internet …

20 Years of Service: A look back at the internet

Bowling Green, Kentucky (April 13, 2021) – Celebrating Connected Nation’s 20-year anniversary is an exciting time for the organization. It is only fitting that we look back to the beginning and pay tribute to the subject we are so passionate about: the internet. Over the next several weeks, we will bring you highlights of the broadband evolution taking place since …

How’s your internet connection? A Texas county launches new effort to expand broadband access

Caldwell County, TX. (April 8, 2021) – The Caldwell County Broadband Committee launched work to develop a county-specific Technology Action Plan. The committee, which is partnering with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to make the project possible, is made up of local stakeholders who are focused on finding solutions for improving internet connectivity countywide. “Broadband connection is essential to have …

Wyoming 6th in nation for school internet connectivity

72% of school districts meet federally recommended standards  Cheyenne, Wyoming (April 7, 2021) – Wyoming is among the top ten when it comes to the best-connected schools in the country, according to data published by nonprofit Connected Nation through its Connect K-12 website.  “Over many years, Wyoming’s robust educational network has grown an infrastructure that goes beyond federal standards for …

Your input needed to develop a plan to improve internet access and speeds across Lampasas and San Saba counties

Lampasas and San Saba Counties, TX. (April 6, 2021) – The Central Texas Council of Government (CTCOG) just launched work to develop a Technology Action Plan that will provide immediate and long-term solutions to improving internet access and speeds across Lampasas and San Saba counties. The committee consisting of local stakeholders is in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to develop …

Celebrating World Backup Day!

Bowling Green, KY (March 31, 2021) – It’s World Backup Day, and as a wise man once said about this important day “Baby, back back back it up!” World Backup Day is meant to raise awareness of the important role data has in our lives and the importance of regularly backing up your data. People now create and share more …

Connecting Michigan Communities – Digital Education in Michigan

Bowling Green, KY (March 31, 2021) – Access to broadband (high-speed internet) is more important now than ever. That’s why Connected Nation Michigan (CN Michigan) is hosting a series of webinars called “Connecting Michigan Communities” to highlight critical broadband needs and technology-related topics.  The CN Michigan team held their eighth webinar discussing Digital Education in Michigan on Tuesday, March 30. …

Jones County Broadband Committee seeks input to improve internet access and speeds across the county

Jones County, TX. (March 23, 2021) – The Jones County Broadband Committee just launched a new initiative to help expand and improve high-speed internet access for residents, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations across the county.  “Now, more than ever, we have seen how important it is for everyone to stay connected to broadband (high-speed internet),” said Dr. Cassidy McBrayer, …

It’s time for even more women to take on tech

Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 22, 2021) – A trend emerges every year when Connected Nation’s staff marks Women’s History Month—stories emerge of women who have had a huge impact on technology that we use in our everyday lives.  From the world’s first computer programmer, Ada Lovelace, to the current CEO at YouTube and one of Google’s first employees, Susan Wojcicki, women have …

Connecting Michigan Communities – Regional Broadband Planning Webinar

Bowling Green, Ky (March 18, 2021) – Access to broadband (high-speed internet) is more important now than ever. That’s why Connected Nation Michigan (CN Michigan) is hosting a series of webinars called “Connecting Michigan Communities” to highlight critical broadband needs and technology-related topics.  The CN Michigan team held their seventh webinar discussing regional broadband planning on Tuesday, March 16. Panelists included …