How a university, a nonprofit, and a mayor came together to connect some of Texas’ most rural southern counties

by Jessica Denson, Communications DirectorConnected Nation Victoria and Cuero, Texas (May 27, 2021) – The University of Houston-Victoria Center for Regional Collaboration (UHV-CRC) sits at the center of Victoria, Texas—a town of about 67,000 people. Three of the Lone Star State’s largest cities are exactly two hours away by car—San Antonio to the west, Austin to the northwest, and Houston …

Jack County committee seeks input for countywide plan to improve internet access and speeds for all

Residents, businesses, health care organizations, schools, and others asked to share details about internet access in their area Jack County, Texas (May 11, 2021) – The Jack County Broadband Committee just launched its work to develop a Technology Action Plan for the entire county. The Committee, which is made up of local stakeholders, is a working partnership with Connected Nation …

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

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 …

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

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 …

Don’t get mad about bad internet access in your community, get even.

If you’re a leader in your community, you’ve probably heard it all when it comes to internet problems. “My internet is too slow.” “Why do I only have one choice of internet providers.” “I’m tired of going to the fast-food place to help my kids do homework.” “Can you play this cat video for me?” Okay, that last one was …

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

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 …

Jones County Broadband Committee seeks input to improve internet access and speeds across the county

Jones County, TX. (March 23, 2021) – The Jones County Broadband Committee just launched a new initiative to help expand and improve high-speed internet access for residents, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations across the county.  “Now, more than ever, we have seen how important it is for everyone to stay connected to broadband (high-speed internet),” said Dr. Cassidy McBrayer, …

Input needed to develop a plan to improve internet access and speeds across Shackelford and Throckmorton counties

Shackelford and Throckmorton Counties, TX. (March 11, 2021) – The Shackelford and Throckmorton Counties Broadband Committee has launched work to develop a Technology Action Plan that will provide immediate and long-term solutions to improve internet access and speeds across both counties. The committee consisting of local stakeholders is in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to develop the plan. Shackelford …

Survey begins to expand internet access, broadband speed across Tri-County area

Your input needed to develop Technology Action Plan Marfa, Texas (March 2, 2021) – With the assistance of the Rio Grande Council of Governments (COG), the Tri-County Broadband Alliance has been formed to launch a new initiative to help expand and improve high-speed internet access for all residents of Brewster, Jeff Davis, and Presidio counties, including businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations. “I believe broadband …

Harrison County committee works to assess and improve broadband access and use throughout the area

Residents, businesses, & community organizations input needed to develop countywide technology action plan  Harrison County, TX. (February 11, 2021) – The Harrison County Broadband Committee is right now working to develop a county-specific Technology Action Plan. The committee, which is partnering with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) to make this possible, is made up of local stakeholders who are focused …