Broadband assessment to kick off in Young County, community invited to take survey beginning January 30

Published on: January 30, 2023

Young County, Texas (January 30, 2022) – The Young County Broadband Committee, in collaboration with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), today announced the launch of a broadband assessment. The committee is asking residents, business owners, ranchers, agriculture producers, first responders, community institutions, and health care officials to participate in a 10-minute survey designed to assess the community’s internet needs and …

Broadband assessment coming to Archer County, residents invited to take survey beginning January 30

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Archer County, Texas (January 30, 2022) – The Archer County Broadband Committee, in collaboration with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), today announced the launch of a broadband assessment beginning January 30. The committee is asking residents, business owners, ranchers, agriculture producers, first responders, community institutions, and health care officials to participate in a 10-minute survey designed to assess the community’s …

Baylor County to launch broadband engagement January 23, seeks input from community

Published on: January 23, 2023

Baylor County, Texas (January 23, 2023) – The Baylor County Broadband Committee, in collaboration with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), is announcing the launch of a broadband engagement beginning January 23. The committee is asking residents, business owners, educational leaders, agriculture producers, first responders, community institutions, and health care officials to participate in a 10-minute survey designed to assess the …

Ellis County releases results of broadband survey – recommendations include securing internet access for entire county

Published on: January 18, 2023

Ellis County, Texas (January 18, 2023) – Ellis County, in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), has released the results of a broadband assessment survey that demonstrate a community with higher-than-average internet speeds, adoption rates, device ownership, and digital literacy skills. The results were used to develop a Technology Action Plan for the county. Of the 67.3% of respondents …

This year in broadband

Published on: December 15, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky (December 14, 2022) – 2022 proved to be a monumental year for closing the Digital Divide in the United States. Initiatives approved by U.S. Congress and signed by the Biden Administration late in 2021 established generous funding pools for state and local governments to invest in broadband infrastructure, devices, and digital literacy programs. Moreover, the Federal Communications …

Red River County releases results of broadband survey – puts plan in place to increase internet access and develop vibrant telehealth network

Published on: December 6, 2022

Red River County, Texas (December 6, 2022) – Red River County has released the results of a comprehensive broadband survey and subsequent Technology Action Plan designed to increase high-speed internet access and usage in the county. The broadband engagement is part of the Connected Community Engagement Program administered through Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) and funded by Superior HealthPlan. The …

2022 Texas Broadband Hero Award goes to community leader with a long track record of public service

Published on: November 22, 2022

Lubbock, Texas (November 22, 2022) – Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) is honored to present this year’s Texas Broadband Hero Award to Lonnie Hunt, Executive Director of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG). A political subdivision of the state of Texas, DETCOG is a voluntary association of cities, counties, schools, and other special districts in a 12-county region. …

Karnes County to release results of broadband engagement November 10, community invited to attend

Published on: November 2, 2022

Karnes County, Texas (November 2, 2022) – Karnes County will release the results of a comprehensive broadband survey and subsequent Technology Action Plan designed to increase high-speed internet access and usage at a special meeting of Commissioners Court at the Karnes County Courthouse at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 10. The public is invited to attend to learn more about …

BI-COUNTY INTERNET PROVIDER PANEL EVENT A SUCCESS

Published on: October 24, 2022

The following press release was issued by Develop Iosco, Inc. on October 18th. IOSCO, MICH. –– Community Leaders from Alcona and Iosco Counties participated in a Broadband Provider Panel presentation on Thursday, September 29, 2022. Coordinated by the office of Sen. Gary Peters and Connected Michigan, the event brought together communities seeking to increase internet access to residents and the …

Maverick County to launch technology plan following broadband engagement

Published on: October 12, 2022

Maverick County, Texas (October 12, 2022) – Maverick County is ready to put a Technology Action Plan into place following a broadband engagement convening conducted in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) and Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. Over the course of eight months, members of the Maverick County Broadband Committee, Methodist Healthcare Ministries and CN Texas …