Survey begins to expand internet access, broadband speed across Fisher county

Published on: April 14, 2021

Your input needed to develop technology action plan  Fisher County, TX. (April 14, 2021) – The Fisher County Broadband Committee launched work to develop a county-specific Technology Action Plan. The committee, which is partnering with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to make the project possible, is made up of local stakeholders who are focused on finding solutions for improving internet …

Texas Education Agency looking to secure multiple Internet Service Providers for Connect Texas Program

Published on: April 13, 2021

“This program could be a game-changer for Texas students.” Austin, Texas (April 13, 2021) – Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) applauds the efforts of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to connect all Texas students in need. The Region 4 Education Service Center (ESC) just released an RFP on behalf of the Agency for TEA’s Connect Texas Program. “We are excited …

The nation’s top 10 states for school internet connectivity

Published on: April 12, 2021

43 governors commit to increasing school bandwidths to 1Mpbs per student Washington, DC (April 12, 2021) – Connected Nation is announcing the top states in the nation for school internet connectivity according to data published through the nonprofit’s Connect K-12 website*. “The pandemic demonstrated how important it is to continue to improve our school internet networks. Many teachers and students …

Texas school districts, nonprofits to receive hotspots, free internet to help more than 1,800 students across the state

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AT&T’s K-12 homework gap program is helping students nationwide participate in connected learning Austin, Texas (April 12, 2021) – As students and teachers cross the threshold into a full year of remote learning, AT&T and leading nonprofit Connected Nation are continuing to work to put the connectivity solutions vital to education into the hands of those who need it most. …

Jones County reaches 85% of internet surveys targeted goal, more input needed to develop technology action plan

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Local committee asks residents, public-private organizations to weigh in on internet access and speeds across Jones County Jones County, Texas (April 12, 2021) – The Jones County Broadband Committee launched its work to develop a county Technology Action Plan just two weeks ago and is already seeing a huge response—signaling that area residents and businesses want and need better broadband …

How’s your internet connection? A Texas county launches new effort to expand broadband access

Published on: April 8, 2021

Caldwell County, TX. (April 8, 2021) – The Caldwell County Broadband Committee launched work to develop a county-specific Technology Action Plan. The committee, which is partnering with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to make the project possible, is made up of local stakeholders who are focused on finding solutions for improving internet connectivity countywide. “Broadband connection is essential to have …

Michigan community releases findings and recommendations for improving internet access, speeds for entire county

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More than 1,400 surveys completed across county provide key data points for new Technology Action Plan Midland County, Michigan (April 8, 2021) – The Midland County Broadband Committee just released its findings and recommendations for improving broadband (high-speed internet) access and speeds across the county. The Committee, working in partnership with Connected Nation Michigan (CN Michigan), collected data from 1,438 …

Wyoming 6th in nation for school internet connectivity

Published on: April 7, 2021

72% of school districts meet federally recommended standards  Cheyenne, Wyoming (April 7, 2021) – Wyoming is among the top ten when it comes to the best-connected schools in the country, according to data published by nonprofit Connected Nation through its Connect K-12 website.  “Over many years, Wyoming’s robust educational network has grown an infrastructure that goes beyond federal standards for …

Your input needed to develop a plan to improve internet access and speeds across Lampasas and San Saba counties

Published on: April 6, 2021

Lampasas and San Saba Counties, TX. (April 6, 2021) – The Central Texas Council of Government (CTCOG) just launched work to develop a Technology Action Plan that will provide immediate and long-term solutions to improving internet access and speeds across Lampasas and San Saba counties. The committee consisting of local stakeholders is in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to develop …

Michigan schools to receive hotspots and free internet to help more than 4,000 students across the state

Published on: April 5, 2021

AT&T’s K-12 homework gap program is helping students nationwide participate in connected learning Lansing, Michigan (April 5, 2020) – As students and teachers cross the threshold into a full year of remote learning, AT&T and leading nonprofit Connected Nation are continuing to work to put the connectivity solutions vital to education into the hands of those who need it most. …