Connected Nation named among Best Places to Work for the 12th time as it seeks to expand workforce nationally  

Published on: March 15, 2023

Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 15, 2023) – Connected Nation (CN) has been named one of the Best Places to Work by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. This is the 12th time the national nonprofit, based in Bowling Green, Ky., has received the honor. “This is one of the greatest honors our company can receive because it come from the input …

Castro County releases results of broadband survey — encourages access for agriculture community among others

Published on: February 24, 2023

Castro County, Texas (February 24, 2023) – Earlier this year, Castro County community leaders partnered with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to conduct a local broadband engagement. Today marks the release of the results of a comprehensive broadband survey and Technology Action Plan designed to identify ways to increase high-speed internet access and usage in the county.   Based on …

Montague County releases results of broadband survey — increased service options and affordable access among recommendations

Published on: February 20, 2023

Montague County, Texas (February 20, 2023) – Montague County, located in north central Texas, 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 survey was conducted in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas). Findings from the comprehensive survey show that while 90.4% …

Digital Works receives $35,000 grant from Truist Foundation to provide free digital skills training and remote job placement

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Bowling Green, Kentucky (Feb. 20, 2023) – Digital Works, a program of the national nonprofit Connected Nation, today announced it has received a $35,000 grant from Truist Foundation to expand digital skills training and remote job placement program. This one-of-a-kind program offers training in customer service, sales, basic technical skills, and career readiness, which includes interviewing, résumé/cover letter creation, networking, …

Comanche County releases results of broadband survey, recommends greater digital skills education and access

Published on: February 16, 2023

Comanche County, Oklahoma (February 16, 2023) – Comanche County has released the results of a comprehensive broadband survey and subsequent Technology Action Plan designed to increase high-speed internet access regardless of income level. The broadband engagement is part of the Connected Community Engagement Program administered through Connected Nation and funded by The Priddy Foundation. The program empowers local leaders and …

Cottle County releases results of broadband survey, announces recommendations to secure internet access for community

Published on: February 14, 2023

Cottle County, Texas (February, 14 2023) – Cottle 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 the Priddy Foundation. The program …

King County releases results of broadband survey – announces goals and recommendations to secure internet access for community

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King County, Texas (February 14, 2023) – King County, in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), 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. King County is composed of approximately 265 residents. Of survey respondents, only 41.9% of households report having access …

Kentucky’s Governor announces 14-stop Better Internet Initiative Listening Tour

Published on: February 6, 2023

Community input will help guide investments to expand high-speed internet across the state The following release was issued by the Kentucky governor’s office on Feb. 2, 2023. FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 2, 2023) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state will host a 14-stop listening tour beginning Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Hopkinsville as part of the ongoing Better Internet Initiative. “Access to …

Connected Nation, network interconnection pioneer Hunter Newby form joint venture to build, operate Internet Exchange Points in 125+ regional hub communities across America

Published on: January 30, 2023

JV aims to ‘democratize’ network interconnection, establish carrier-neutral IXP facilities in unserved markets—including the 14 states that lack them Fort Lauderdale, Florida (January 30, 2023) – At the Metro Connect 2023 event in South Florida today, national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN) announced that it has formed a 50/50 joint venture (JV) with network interconnection pioneer Hunter Newby to pursue the …

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

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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 …