Haskell County releases broadband survey results and Technology Action Plan

Comprehensive plan will help small Texas community tackle local connectivity needs and more Haskell County, Texas (April 29, 2022) – Haskell County, in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), has released the results of a comprehensive broadband survey and Technology Action Plan designed to increase access across the community. From September 2021 to January 2022, residents, business owners, government …

Connected Nation celebrates National Library Week

The American Library Association is celebrating National Library Week April 3 – 9. According to their website, the theme for National Library Week 2022, “Connect with Your Library,” promotes the idea that libraries are places to get connected to technology by using broadband, computers, and other resources. Libraries also offer opportunities to connect with media, programs, ideas, and classes—in addition …

Kaufman County to launch countywide broadband engagement April 6

Residents, businesses, health care organizations, schools, and others in community are asked to share details about their internet access, cost, and use Kaufman County, Texas (March 30, 2022) – The Kaufman County Broadband Committee, in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), invites local stakeholders, community residents, and media to attend a special kickoff event on Wednesday, April 6, at …

Hawaii program demonstrates BEAD’s ability to directly impact our nation’s most vulnerable populations

A confluence of agencies working together led to free digital literacy classes and internet access in common spaces in Mayor Wright Homes. Why these classes should be funded permanently under the BEAD program. Honolulu, Hawaii (March 18, 2022) – In a sea of less-than-encouraging news stories related to the pandemic, there is a bright spot from the broadband realm in …

Final four named for national Kids Tech Summit competition hosted by Connected Nation

Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 17, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) announced this week the four finalists in its national Kids Tech Summit. This friendly competition, which is sponsored by AT&T, provides an opportunity for students to use their digital skills to develop 100% student-led projects that directly benefit their communities and help narrow the Digital Divide. “We challenged those taking …

Maverick County Broadband Committee hosts kickoff event for broadband initiative and study

Eagle Pass, Texas (March 11, 2022) – The Maverick County Broadband Committee hosted a special kickoff event on Tuesday, March 8, to launch Connect Maverick, a community initiative focused on improving broadband access, adoption, and use throughout Maverick County. Members of the Committee shared information with local stakeholders and community residents about internet access in the county and explained how …

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

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 …

Hays County broadband engagement project to kick off March 7

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

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 …

Issue Media Group to Launch Rural Innovation eXchange

The following press release was issued by Issue Media Group on February 17, 2022. February 17, 2022 – Issue Media Group is excited to announce the company’s latest online media project – Rural Innovation eXchange (RIX). RIX will focus on the innovation, talent, entrepreneurship, social innovation and community development taking place in rural Michigan and feature the work of rural …