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 …

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 …

Announcing FREE digital literacy learning and educational programs for teens, teachers, veterans, military spouses, and others

Published on: December 6, 2022

Fort Campbell and Hopkinsville, Kentucky (December 6, 2022) – Connected Nation (CN), in partnership with AT&T Kentucky, recently announced the launch of three free digital literacy and education programs that will serve adults and teens across the Commonwealth and nationally. “I’m proud to be joining Connected Nation, a nonprofit founded in our Commonwealth, to support their efforts in closing the …