Save the date on March 22 for a broadband kickoff event in Foard County

Published on: March 15, 2022

Foard County, Texas (March 15, 2022) – The Foard County Broadband Committee is inviting local stakeholders, community residents, and media to attend a special kickoff event on Tuesday, March 22, at 6 p.m. to discuss expanding and improving broadband access, adoption, and use throughout the community. Attendees will learn more about broadband access in Foard County, as well as the …

Connected Nation named among Best Places to Work for 11th time, continues to expand its workforce nationally

Published on: March 9, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 9, 2022) – The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has once again named Connected Nation (CN) one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky. This is the 11th time the national nonprofit, based in Bowling Green, Ky., has received the honor. “We are thrilled to once again be recognized as a ‘Best Places to Work,’ ” …

Disconnected during disaster: How a company focused on space flight is providing a critical connection on the ground during times of crisis

Published on: March 3, 2022

Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 3, 2022) – The need to access information becomes, perhaps, most important when disaster strikes. That was never more evident than in the days following December 10, 2021. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), 61 tornadoes tore a deadly and destructive path across eight states. NWS called the intensity of these thunderstorms and tornadoes “remarkable” …

Connected Nation seeks Kentucky veterans to take part in no-cost digital skills and job placement assistance program, classes begin March 14

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Digital Works program connects participants with high-demand telework professions across the country Fort Campbell, Kentucky (March 3, 2022) – Digital Works (DW), a program developed by the national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), is helping Kentucky veterans get back into the workforce or develop new skillsets for better jobs by providing digital jobs training and placement assistance at no cost to participants. All of …

Connected Nation CEO Tom Ferree responds to President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union Address

Published on: March 2, 2022

Washington, DC (March 1, 2022) – Tom Ferree, Chairman & CEO, Connected Nation, issued the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union Address: “Tonight, President Biden outlined his administration’s ambitious goal to make broadband access available and affordable to every home in America.  For more than two decades, our organization has been singularly focused on …

Governor Whitmer & Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announce Planning Project to Connect Michiganders to High-Speed Internet

Published on: February 28, 2022

The following press release was issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office on Monday, February 28, 2022 LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II today announced that the state of Michigan has partnered with Connected Nation Michigan to lead the Broadband Infrastructure Audit and Validation project over the next six months. This project will utilize $5.2 million …

Hays County broadband engagement project to kick off March 7

Published on: February 25, 2022

Hays County, Texas (February 25, 2022) – The Hays County Broadband Committee, along with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), invites local stakeholders, community residents, and media to attend a special event on Monday, March 7, at 3 p.m. to learn about the launch of a broadband engagement project designed to expand and improve broadband access, adoption, and use throughout the …

Knox County releases broadband survey results and Technology Action Plan

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Knox County, Texas (February 25, 2022) – Knox County is ready to put a Technology Action Plan into place following a broadband engagement survey conducted in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas). The community initiative asked Knox County residents, businesses, and community institutions to complete surveys as part of the Connected Community Engagement Program, which empowers local leaders and …

Maverick County Broadband Committee Hosts Kickoff Event for Broadband Initiative & Study

Published on: February 24, 2022

Eagle Pass, Texas (February 24, 2022) – The Maverick County Broadband Committee invites local stakeholders, community residents, and media to attend a special kickoff event on Tuesday, March 8th, to discuss expanding and improving broadband access, adoption, and use throughout the county. Attendees will learn more about broadband access in Maverick County, the Connected Communities program at Connected Nation Texas …

New data illustrates how statewide technology tracking is helping Utah education leaders as pandemic continues

Published on: February 23, 2022

Latest Utah School Technology Inventory includes 88,000 new data points plus individual technology summaries for every school in Utah Salt Lake City, Utah (February 23, 2022) – The Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) released this week the fourth iteration of its Utah School Technology Inventory. Completed in collaboration with national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN), the report provides important updates …