Statement from Connected Nation Chairman & CEO Thomas W. Ferree congratulating President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President Kamala D. Harris on their inauguration

Published on: January 20, 2021

Washington, DC. (January 20, 2021) – Thomas W. Ferree, Chairman & CEO of Connected Nation, released the following statement of congratulations to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their inauguration earlier today: “I am heartened today by the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris and their stated commitment to close the gaps that divide us, …

Huron County continues survey effort to help expand internet access, improve speeds

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 Your input is needed to develop Technology Action Plan for county Huron County, Mich. (January 20, 2021) – The Huron County Economic Development Corporation(EDC) and the recently formed Huron County Broadband Committee are encouraging public participation in an importantinitiative to help expand and improve high-speed internet access for all county residents, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations. “The Huron County EDC …

Sanilac County Broadband Committee Continues to Seek Your Input to Improve Internet Access and Speeds

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Sanilac County, MI (January 20, 2020) – The Sanilac County Broadband Committee is urging county residents and businesses to participate in an important survey intended to help expand and improve high-speed internet access across the county.  “For the last year, the Sanilac Board of Commissioners have discussed a county-driven initiative for reliable internet in Sanilac,” said Joel Wyatt, Vice Chairman of …

Evaluations underway for schools, nonprofits to be awarded free AT&T mobile broadband service to help kids learn remotely

Published on: January 15, 2021

Awardees will be notified on or before February 17 Bowling Green, Ky. (January 15, 2020) – Awardees for the AT&T K-12 homework gap program will be selected by Monday, February 15 and notified by Wednesday, February 17. The application window for schools and nonprofits closed January 11. The AT&T K-12 homework gap program is focused on helping school districts, charter schools, …

New Year – New Job! Preparing for Your Virtual Interview

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Bowling Green, KY (January 15, 2021) – The pandemic forced many to consider an alternative form of employment: remote work! If you were able to make the conversion from brick-and-mortar to work-at-home (WAH) without having to change jobs, you were very fortunate. Those individuals who could not had to start all over. This often meant a brand-new application process that …

Deadline Extended: Midland County needs your help to improve internet access, speeds for businesses and homes

Published on: January 13, 2021

Midland County, Mich. (January 13, 2020) – The Midland County Broadband Committee is working to create a Technology Action Plan that will expand and improve high-speed internet access for all county residents, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations. The committee is asking for input from as many people and groups as possible to ensure the plan accurately reflects the internet …

Deadline Friday for questions on City of Victoria, Texas broadband effort

Published on: January 7, 2021

The following is a press release issued by the City of Victoria on January 6, 2020. For more information call 361-485-3110 Broadband developers will have until 1 p.m. Jan. 8 to ask questions and request clarification about the City’s request for proposals for an internet improvement program for Victoria and potentially the surrounding Golden Crescent region. Developers can view the …

2021 E-rate filing window announced, more than $4 billion available to support, improve school and library connectivity

Published on: January 6, 2021

Connect K-12 site offers free and transparent pricing, bandwidth data for school district and state leaders looking to maximize E-rate funding Washington, DC. (January 6, 2021) – Soon, school districts across the country can once again apply for federal E-rate funding to support and improve internet connectivity and classroom Wi-Fi.  The Universal Service Administration Company (USAC), which administers the program …

Less than a week left for schools, nonprofits to apply for free AT&T mobile broadband service to help kids learn remotely

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Program is focused on helping the nation’s most vulnerable students access online learning, participate in virtual classrooms  Bowling Green, Ky. (January 6, 2021) – The deadline for nonprofits and schools to apply for the AT&T K-12 homework gap program is Monday, January 11. K-12 school districts, charter schools, and community-based nonprofits that serve at-risk K-12 students are invited to apply …

Connected Nation names Vice President of Digital Inclusion to lead national push for digital equity

Published on: January 5, 2021

Surge in demand for high-speed internet access leaves families, kids, senior citizens, veterans on wrong side of Digital Divide Bowling Green, Ky. (January 5, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN), a national nonprofit working to close the Digital Divide, is taking action to more effectively respond to the increased need for digital equity across the country by naming Heather Gate as …