Connected Nation Cares: Staff Participates in Season of Giving

Bowling Green, KY. (December 10, 2019) – Connected Nation believes in helping others and giving back to communities. During 2019, CN staff members volunteered for charities and nonprofits in their communities for a total of 762 hours. They also walked or ran 495.5 miles for charity. This holiday season, our staff will finish out the year by participating in the annual …

Identifying Broadband Needs in Rural Texas

San Angelo, TX (November 6, 2019) – Last week, Jennifer Harris, Connected Nation Texas State Program Director, attended the 26th Annual Texas Midwest Community Network Conference in San Angelo, Texas. Harris was chosen to give a special address focused on identifying broadband (high-speed internet) needs and connecting Texas communities. The Texas Midwest Community Network (TMCN) is a non-profit organization that …

Texas’ Digital Divide: The State of Broadband in Texas’ Rural Communities

Published by Fiscal Notes on October 22, 2019 By Lauren Mulverhill More than 2 million Texas households don’t have high-speed internet. While most of our city dwellers can access broadband, even urban Texas has pockets without it; Laredo and Brownsville hold the top two spots on a list of the nation’s worst-connected cities (PDF). But Texas’ vast rural areas are …