Online Resources Take Stress Off Texas Voters

Published on: November 28, 2018

Contributor: Brian Caudill Election time is here! Texas has a wealth of online resources available to help you make more informed decisions on Election Day. Knowing where to vote is one of the biggest questions people have on Election Day. You can find out where to vote in Texas on Tuesday, November 6th by visiting http://votetexas.gov/voting/where/. Voters in Travis County …

Online Learning is Catching on Across Texas

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Contributor: Brian Caudill, Connected Texas It’s official – more Texas schools are now offering online learning options! Online courses and “virtual classrooms” are popping up on computers all across the Lone Star State. Two primes examples are Sharemylesson.com and the Virtual High School Collaborative. Sharemylesson.com offers teachers an invaluable resource with more than 250,000 instructional tools and lessons for all …

Network Stumbler: A Powerful Broadband Tool

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Contributor: Dwayne Goodman – Wireless Engineer Tools utilized by providers, industry experts and network engineers are becoming safer and more effective to use while off the beaten path.  One tool in particular, called Network Stumbler, has caught the attention of providers and engineers alike.

May The Miles Mount!

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The miles are mounting up when it comes to the work of Connected Texas staff across the state! May has been a monumental month in putting the rubber to the road and laying groundwork for further broadband successes. While community engagement meetings were being held throughout the Piney Woods section of northeast Texas, including stops in Daingerfield and Atlanta, our …

What is Backhaul?

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Contributor: Erin R. Flournoy This week Connected Texas visited with the small Texas community of Stamford to kick of the

Connected Texas Releases Updated Broadband Availability Estimates

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Connected Texas has released broadband availability estimates at the statewide and county levels using the most recently published 2010 Census household data. These availability estimates reveal that 3.2% of Texas households do not have access to basic broadband service of at least 768 Kbps downstream and 200 Kbps upstream. In addition, the data show that 5.9% of Texas households do …

Agenda Set for Today’s Texas Broadband Task Force Meeting

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The Texas Broadband Task Force is coming together today in Austin to tackle high-speed Internet expansion issues across the state. Some of the key topics on today’s agenda are:  USF reform  Connected Texas community engagement  A new partnership between Connected Texas and the State Library to improve digital literacy and computer adoption Today’s meeting will be held at 2PM. Be sure to check …