Dept. of Interior Launches New Effort to Facilitate Broadband Development in Rural America

Published on: February 14, 2019

The following is a press release published by the Department of the Interior (DOI) on February 13, 2019 Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON –In response to President Trump’s strategy to enhance broadband access in rural America, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) launched a new effort today designed to increase broadband internet access on federally-managed lands. The report and accompanying website provide information …

The Military Spouse Employment Plight

Published on: January 28, 2019

The following article was published in Forbes. Connected Nation has been working with military spouses and veterans to help close the below unemployment gap through our Digital Works program. To learn more about our recent efforts in the Fort Knox, Kentucky area, click here.   Several military spouses we’ve helped through our Digital Works program shared their stories with Connected Nation. Click …

USDA Launches New Program to Create High-Speed Internet e-Connectivity in Rural America

Published on: December 13, 2018

The following is a press release issued by the USDA.  WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2018 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering up to $600 million in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural America. Telecommunications companies, rural electric cooperatives and utilities, internet service providers and municipalities may apply …