Texas Tri-County Broadband Team helps local communities achieve better broadband connections

Brewster, Jeff Davis, and Presidio Counties, Texas (October 21, 2021) – Boasting natural wonders and historical landmarks, Brewster, Jeff Davis, and Presidio counties are the perfect trio to bring better broadband to West Texas. The Tri-County Broadband Alliance, composed of representatives from Brewster County, Jeff Davis County, and Presidio County, recently completed a community-wide broadband engagement designed to determine the …

The Hill Country of Texas: How three counties are coming together to become ‘Connected Communities’

Blanco, Burnet and Llano Counties, Texas (September 13, 2021) –  The Texas Hill Country is comprised of picturesque communities tucked inside the rural countryside of Central and South Texas. It is a part of Texas that struggles with access to broadband internet — however, that is about to change. A technology action plan developed by Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) …

Building a Stronger Rural Texas: 2019 Texas Rural Challenge Conference Recap

Bowling Green, KY. (June 20, 2019) – On Monday June 18th, the Texas Rural Challenge held its 10th annual conference in New Braunfels, Texas. During this two-day event rural leaders, state and federal officers, and community members came together to explore new ideas and discuss economic development, community development, and rural issues in Texas. This conference had a combination of …

Connected Texas Looking for State Program Director to Lead Effort to Close the Digital Divide

Austin, TX. (June 20, 2019) – Connected Texas recently launched a more than two-year program to connect and support the 1.45 million rural Texans who do not have access to high-speed (broadband) internet. As part of that effort, Connected Nation is seeking a State Program Director with a passion for rural Texas communities who will provide primary management and administrative …

Connected Nation Texas Launches New Effort to Close the Digital Divide in the Lone Star State

Austin, TX (June 5, 2019) – Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) is launching a more than two-year program to connect and support the 1.45 million rural Texans who do not have access to high-speed (broadband) internet. “Texas families, businesses, and communities are being left out of opportunities and lack access to resources that many others across the country enjoy,” said …