Connected Nation Joins Lineup at the Super WiFi Summit

Published on: January 25, 2011

Bowling Green, KY. (January 25, 2011) – Connected Nation will join the nation’s leading wireless companies and trade associations at the Super WiFi Summit, taking place February 2-4, 2011.     The Super WiFi Summit, represents the next evolution in the wireless experience. The opening of white space for Super WiFi will create new business opportunities and greater mobility for consumers …

Rebuilding Computers for Others Without One

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From WSAZ-TV: Greenup County, KY. (January 25, 2011) – (WSAZ) — Providing technology to elementary school children while teaching high school students how to build computers — it’s a program that’s making that possible…“I’m so grateful to ConnectKentucky, AT&T and Lexmark for their generosity,” said Tanya Pullin, D-South Shore…. Link to entire article and video

What are the Best Places to Work in Kentucky?

Published on: January 21, 2011

By Hayley Harmon/WBKO-TV: Bowling Green, KY. (January 21, 2011) – One Bowling Green business just grabbed a coveted award, earning itself a spot on the list of “Best Places to Work in Kentucky.” Connected Nation, located on College Street downtown, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to get broadband Internet to rural regions. View the entire article and video

Significance of Broadband is Examined at the 2011 MMTC Broadband and Social Justice Summit

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By Wil Payton, Communications Specialist, Connected Nation Washington, DC. (January 21, 2011) – A diverse group of technology experts, policymakers, educators, providers, community activists, and interested consumers came together Thursday to attend the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council’s annual Broadband and Social Justice Summit in Washington, D.C. The purpose for the summit was to stimulate an open and honest discussion about …

State Broadband Inventories and FCC Estimates

Published on: January 20, 2011

By Sarah Graham, Communications Specialist, Connected Nation (January 20, 2011) – With the national broadband map on its way for release next month, a wealth of never-before gathered information on the state of broadband in America will be open for discussion. Speed data, we believe, will be particularly important to examine. The FCC estimates that 95% of national households have …

Broadband Mapping Key to Informing the USF Debate

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By Raquel Noriega, Director Public Policy, Connected Nation Legislating Broadband Policy panel at the 2011 State of Net Conference featuring John Branscome, Senate Transportation & Commerce Committee; Roger Sherman, House Committee on Energy & Commerce; Brian Hendricks, Senate Transportation , Science & Commerce Committee; Neil Fried, Energy & Commerce Committee; and Kim Hart, Politico Reporter and Moderator. Bowling Green, KY. …

Putnam County District Library Chosen as Grant Sub-recipient, Receives New Computers from Connect Ohio

Published on: January 19, 2011

Library receives 8 new desktop computers to aid statewide program providing more than 200,000 Ohioans with free computer training Columbus OH. (January 19, 2011) – Connect Ohio is pleased to announce Putnam County District Library is a partner in the statewide Every Citizen Online broadband training project. Connect Ohio distributed 8 new HP Omni desktop computers to library director Kelly …

Broadband Infrastructure Varies Greatly By State

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(January 19, 2011) – The state of the nation’s broadband infrastructure is taking center stage this week in Washington, D.C., where the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee is holding its 2011 State of the Net Conference. Participants are getting a first-hand look at new research results from Connected Nation, and one of the revelations from the nonprofit organization is just …

Connected Nation at 2011 State of the Net Conference: Day 1

Published on: January 18, 2011

Washington, DC. (January 18, 2011) – Connected Nation is at the 2011 State of the Net Conference, sponsored by the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee, which runs January 18 and 19 in Washington, D.C. The 2011 State of the Net Conference features in-depth discussions with leading Internet policy experts and panel tracks focusing on privacy/security, telecommunications regulation, intellectual property, and …

Connected Nation Among Best Places to Work in 2011

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Frankfort, KY. (January 18, 2011) – Connected Nation, a leading national nonprofit technology services organization, has been selected as one of the best places to work in Kentucky for 2011. The honor was announced today by the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management State Council, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, and Best Companies Group. Connected Nation, with a program footprint …