Transforming Education

We believe all children should have adequate access to the latest technology in schools. Our work includes school technology assessments, E-rate program assistance, and more.

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Mapping & Analysis

We provide more accurate and granular mapping of broadband service areas to empower local, state, and federal leaders to make better data-driven decisions that positively impact people.

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Digital Training & Job Placement

We provide digital training and job placement assistance for veterans, single parents, senior citizens, and others in rural and urban areas. Our approach focuses on the demand for a nontraditional, remote workforce.

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Data & Solutions

We measure and evaluate the state of technology and broadband access, adoption, and use in towns, cities, counties, and regions to develop community-specific Technology Action Plans.

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Transforming Education

Mapping &

Digital Training & Jobs

Community Solutions

Mission Statement

"Our mission is to improve lives by providing innovative solutions that expand the access, adoption, and use of high-speed internet and its related technologies to all people.  Everyone belongs in a Connected Nation."

Connected Nation's Partners and Clients

Hopi Telecommunications
Michigan Agriculture
Michigan Public Service
Minnesota Office of Broadband Development
Discover Northeast Michigan
Northwest Commission
Open Mobile
Spectrum Communication
State of Ohio Department of Transportation
Texas Department of Agriculture
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Universal Service Administrative Co
Virgin Mobile
Walton County Florida
Utah Education and Telehealth Network
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Delta Regional Authority
Information Network of Kansas
Junta Puerto Rico

Mapping Our Reach: Track Connected Nation's Work

Since its start in 2001, Connected Nation has been offering programs and initiatives across the United States to help bridge the Digital Divide.

From state-based technology planning and mapping programs to national educational technology initiatives, Connected Nation has partners in all sectors including libraries, schools, state and local governments, large technology companies, and small businesses. Our impact on the adoption, access, and use of technology is vast.

We invite you to explore this map which highlights both our past and current key initiatives within each state. Just click on your area to discover more.

If you would like to talk directly with us about what we can do to help your community, email us at

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Everyone belongs in a
Connected Nation.

Keep Up With Us

Connected Nation's Statement on the Resignation of @FCC Chairman @AjitPaiFCC

"For these actions and countless more, we thank him for his efforts and wish him well in his next endeavor." Why CN applauds the Chairman's work for Americans: #ConnectedNation

APPLAUSE!! We agree with @JoeBiden on the below!

“We should be spending $20 billion to put broadband across the board. We have got to rebuild the middle class but especially in rural America.”

Rural America needs this. Read the story:

VIDEO: Addressing the Need for Internet Access in Rural America.

Click the link attached to watch Brent Legg’s full interview and learn more about what’s being done to close the #DigitalDivide in rural America → #ConnectedNation

Connected Nation is looking to help improve rural schools' connectivity (yes we are!)

The @connect_k12 resource is FREE and provides key info for school district AND state leaders to upgrade school networks. @OfficialRFDTV explains: #ConnectedNation

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