Plans are underway to expand broadband access in Hardeman County

Published on: October 15, 2021

Hardeman County, Texas (October 15, 2021) – The Hardeman County Broadband Committee is ready to expand broadband access in the county and is planning a kickoff meeting to get the project started. Plans to develop a Technology Action Plan will begin with a community-wide broadband survey which captures feedback from residents, businesses, and organizations throughout Hardeman County.  The Broadband Committee …

Newton County gathers information on broadband access, adoption, and use by its residents

Published on: October 13, 2021

Newton County, Texas (October 13, 2021) – Newton County, the most eastern county in the state of Texas, recently conducted a survey to gather information surrounding broadband access, adoption, and use of the internet by its residents.  Their broadband committee partnered with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to survey the residents and other sectors to understand the broadband picture in …

Tyler County develops plan to improve broadband connectivity

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Tyler County, Texas (October 13, 2021) – After months of collecting broadband data in Tyler County, leaders agree that residents need better access to the internet. Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) conducted a survey between February 2021 and May 2021 to determine the community’s access, adoption, and use of the internet. In total, the study collected responses from 401 households …

Reflections on Digital Inclusion Week 2021 by Connected Nation’s VP of Digital Inclusion

Published on: October 8, 2021

It’s ok to have a new normal! Lexington, KY (October 8, 2021) – What a great week! This year marked the sixth year of celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week. In case you missed it go to #DIW2021 or #DIW21 on Twitter to see all the great organizations, communities and digital inclusion practitioners that are working to empower vulnerable communities and …

Haskell County prepares for community-wide broadband survey efforts

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Haskell County, Texas (October 8, 2021) – The Haskell County Broadband Committee invites local stakeholders, community residents, and media to attend a special kickoff event on Monday, October 18th to discuss expanding and improving broadband access, adoption, and use throughout the county. Attendees will learn more about broadband access in Haskell County, the Connected Communities program at Connected Nation Texas …

Panelists announced for national conversation on the Digital Divide, free event to broadcast live from 3 US cities

Published on: October 7, 2021

20 years | 3 US cities | 1-of-a-kind event   Bowling Green, Ky. (October 7, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) is marking 20 years of service in 2021 by hosting “A national conversation on the Digital Divide.” This one-of-a-kind, live event will take placeWednesday, November 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (eastern). Registration is free at cn20.org. Panelists will …

Eaton County Broadband Communication Council urges local residents and businesses to take survey on internet connectivity

Published on: September 30, 2021

Eaton County, Michigan (September 30, 2021) – On September 1, the Eaton County Broadband Communication Council launched a new effort to expand and improve high-speed internet access across the county. As part of this initiative the Eaton County community was invited to participate in a 10-minute survey to help assess internet connectivity and use throughout the county. Residents and businesses …

Talent is Queen: Connected Nation’s Vice President of GeoAnalytics named a Forty Under 40

Published on: September 28, 2021

Louisville, Ky. (September 28, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) is excited to announce that Ashley Hitt, Vice President, GeoAnalytics was named among Louisville Business First’s Forty Under 40 for 2021. This year’s theme for the honors was centered on building talent and highlighting special or hidden talents of the Class of 2021—fitting as CN believes Hitt’s talent rests on being …

Childress County sets the stage for expanding broadband access

Published on: September 27, 2021

Childress County, Texas (September 27, 2021) – The Childress County Broadband Committee is developing a Technology Action Plan for the county based on broadband survey feedback from residents, businesses, and organizations throughout the community. The Broadband Committee is made up of local stakeholders and will work closely with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas). The Broadband Committee is hosting a community …

Shackelford and Throckmorton counties’ survey data set them up for broadband success

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Throckmorton and Shackelford Counties, Texas (September 27, 2021) – Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) recently visited the rolling plains of north central West Texas in Shackelford and Throckmorton counties to present a Technology Action Plan. The plan was developed from data collected during a survey of both counties conducted between February 2021 and May 2021. Both counties conducted comprehensive surveys …