Caldwell County working to connect community with better internet coverage

Caldwell County, Texas (November 19, 2021) – A broadband Technology Action Plan is ready to be considered by Caldwell County Commissioners following a presentation from Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) on October 11th and November 8th to the Commissioners’ Court.  Caldwell County is located just 30 minutes south of Austin, yet the community lacks access to adequate broadband as determined …

Caldwell County working to connect community with better internet coverage

Caldwell County, Texas (November 19, 2021) – A broadband Technology Action Plan is ready to be considered by Caldwell County Commissioners following a presentation from Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas) on October 11th and November 8th to the Commissioners’ Court.  Caldwell County is located just 30 minutes south of Austin, yet the community lacks access to adequate broadband as determined …

Panelists announced for national conversation on the Digital Divide, free event to broadcast live from 3 US cities

20 years | 3 US cities | 1-of-a-kind event   Bowling Green, Ky. (October 7, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) is marking 20 years of service in 2021 by hosting “A national conversation on the Digital Divide.” This one-of-a-kind, live event will take placeWednesday, November 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (eastern). Registration is free at cn20.org. Panelists will …

20 years of connecting the nation: a national conversation on the Digital Divide

Bowling Green, Ky. (September 21, 2021) – Connected Nation (CN) is marking 20 years of service in 2021 by hosting a one-of-a-kind, live event that will air nationally from three US cities on Wednesday, November 17 from 11am to 3pm (eastern). Registration for the live event is free at cn20.org. “We have been focused on closing the Digital Divide for …

AT&T and Connected Nation deliver on commitment to provide 35,000 hotspots and free internet service to help vulnerable students

Bowling Green, Ky. (August 11, 2021) – Leading nonprofit Connected Nation has completed the deployment of 35,000 hotspots. Made possible by a contribution from AT&T – these hotspots, equipped with more than a year of free internet service – will help some of the most vulnerable students across the country. “AT&T made a $10 million commitment in 2020 to help …

Donley and Wheeler Counties Partner to Improve High-Speed Internet Access Across the Region

Donley and Wheeler Counties, TX (August 18, 2020) –The Donley & Wheeler Counties’ Joint Broadband Committee, in partnership with Connected Nation Texas (CN Texas), today launched new work to improve broadband (high-speed internet) access for families, businesses, and communities in the panhandle.  “We must take action now to improve access to high-speed internet for everyone in our counties,” said Landon …

How’s Your Broadband Connection? Bastrop County Launches Effort to Expand Internet Access

Bastrop County, TX (July 23, 2020) – The Bastrop County Broadband Committee launched a new effort today to help expand and improve internet access for all county residents, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations.  “Access to healthcare through the internet is key to providing our community with vital information as well as effective care,” said Dr. Desmar Walkes, Bastrop County …

How’s Your Broadband Connection? Bastrop County Launches Effort to Expand Internet Access

Bastrop County, TX (July 23, 2020) – The Bastrop County Broadband Committee launched a new effort today to help expand and improve internet access for all county residents, businesses, schools, healthcare facilities, and community organizations.  “Access to healthcare through the internet is key to providing our community with vital information as well as effective care,” said Dr. Desmar Walkes, Bastrop County …

Lockhart ISD approves plan to fund network towers, creating internet access for every student

This article was published by KXAN on April 22, 2020 LOCKHART, Texas (KXAN) — With 40% of students without reliable internet access, the Lockhart Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to help students get access on Monday. The LISD board will pay to build four network towers, and partner with Particle Communications for access to three existing towers, …

Resources and Solutions to Providing Connectivity for Those Stuck in the Digital Divide

Virtual (April 8, 2020) – Coronavirus has changed how Americans work and learn—but for millions of families and individuals, that change means being unable to access the critical resources they desperately need. Connected Nation (CN) is a national nonprofit based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, that has advocated for improving access to broadband (high-speed internet) for nearly two decades—and it has …