Big Announcement at Broadband Communities Summit

This week’s Broadband Communities Summit in Dallas is leaving Texas focused on technology like never before with a brand new statewide program focused on digital literacy. Connected Texas staff was on-hand as both presenters and resources for the gathering of professionals committed to keeping pace with the latest developments in broadband. Connected Nation’s Michael Ramage presented on the community engagement …

Roundtable Aims at Agriculture & Rural Texas

  Getting high-speed Internet to rural Texas took center stage at a high-profile roundtable discussion today in Lubbock. Connected Texas Executive Director Don Shirley joined Rick Rhodes from the Texas Department of Agriculture, president of the Lubbock County Farm Bureau Eddie Griffiths, Texas Tech professor of Agricultural Communications Dr. Erica Irlbeck, and chairman of Texans for Economic Progress Robert Howden. …

Registration Now Open for Free Texas Broadband Summit

  Connected Texas invites you to its first annual Broadband Summit Tuesday, June 5, in Dallas! 

The summit is free and offered as part of the TIA 2012: Inside the Network event. Summit attendees are also eligible for a special discount to attend TIA2012 by using access code: CNAT12

 We hope you will join us as we focus on spurring …

Connected Texas Releases USF Mobility Fund Eligibility Maps & Analysis

Ensuring ubiquitous availability of next-generation mobile broadband networks is critical to economic development and growth. Recognizing this importance, the Federal Communications Commission later this year will distribute $300 million in subsidies to support the construction of high-speed mobile broadband networks in areas that do not currently have mobile broadband access. Today, Connected Texas is releasing an analysis of the FCC’s …

Connect America Fund FAQ’s Answered

In the short time since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted an order that begins reforming the federal Universal Service Fund (USF) by creating the Connect America Fund and phasing out the existing High-Cost Fund, 

Broadband Map Goes Mobile

Update (May 28, 2020): BroadbandMap.gov is no longer a working website. This story explains what happened with it. Great news today in our efforts to bridge the digital divide: We now have the ability to access the national broadband map on mobile devices! What does it mean for Connected Texas? As we work with communities, organizations, and local providers to …