Updated Data Shows Puerto Rico Businesses are Using Technology in New Ways After Hurricane Maria

San Juan, PR (September 12, 2019) – Monday, September 16 marks two years since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico — claiming thousands of lives and destroying or damaging many of the U.S. territory’s homes and businesses. Since then, Puerto Rico business owners have been slowly rebuilding their businesses, and many are now opting to leverage the internet and its related …

In Times of Crisis: Technology’s Role in Connecting Families, Friends

How Access Impacted Puerto Rico Families Before and After Hurricane Maria by Jessica Denson Director of Communications, Connected Nation Louisville, KY (September 10, 2019) – Ricky Santiago lives and works in Louisville, Kentucky, but he’s from Puerto Rico, and on September 16, 2017, he felt just how far away from his childhood home he really was. “The night prior to …

FCC Chairman Proposes $950M to Improve, Expand, Harden Broadband Networks in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

by Jessica Denson, Director of Communications Connected Nation Washington, D.C. (September 5, 2019) – When Hurricane Dorian roared to life in the Atlantic and started making its way toward the Bahamas and Florida, it smashed records. The Category 5 storm is among the “most powerful tropical systems ever observed in the Atlantic Ocean.” According to a report in the Washington …