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Ellis County seeks input from residents on local broadband engagement

Ellis County, Texas (August 30, 2022) – The Ellis County Broadband Committee, along with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), is asking residents, business owners, ranchers, agriculture producers, first responders, community institutions, and health care officials to participate in a 10-minute survey designed to assess internet needs and usage throughout the community. Respondents are asked to select the survey category or categories that best represents them or their organization.

Residents and businesses are encouraged to share their feedback beginning August 30. Access the survey by visiting:

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“Connected Nation Texas is thrilled to be working with the Ellis County Broadband Committee,” said Sierra Sees, Broadband Solutions Manager for CN Texas. “The more data we capture from this short survey about local high-speed internet needs and usage, the better we can help the community. Please help us spread the word.”

Survey data will be used to develop a technology action plan tailored to the county’s unique broadband needs. The plan will leverage community resources and identify solutions for improving internet connectivity for families, businesses, and community organizations.

The Ellis County engagement is generously funded by the Meadows Foundation, headquartered in Dallas. The Meadows Foundation is “on a mission to improve the quality and circumstances of life for the people of Texas now and in the future.”

To learn more about the Connected Community Engagement Program, visit:

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About Connected Nation Texas: CN Texas is the statewide subsidiary of the national nonprofit Connected Nation. Its mission is to improve lives by providing innovative solutions that expand access to and increase the adoption and use of broadband (high-speed internet) and its related technologies for all people. Everyone belongs in a Connected Nation.

Connected Nation works with consumers, local community leaders, states, technology providers, and foundations to develop and implement technology expansion programs with core competencies centered on a mission to improve digital inclusion for people and places previously underserved or overlooked. For more information, please visit: and follow Connected Nation on Facebook and Twitter.

About the Meadows Foundation: The Meadows Foundation was established in 1948 by Algur H. and Virginia Meadows to benefit and serve the people of Texas. For the last 74 years, the Foundation has provided $1.3 billion in funding for arts and culture, civic and public affairs, environment, education, health, and human services across the state. More information can be found at: