Finding Funding, Getting Connected

Better broadband connectivity can transform a community—both rural and urban. It can help broaden the tax base by giving local businesses access to a global market and introduce new jobs through remote work opportunities. It provides a way for children to connect with educational resources or, often times, simply complete their homework. It gives homebound Continue Reading


Teleworkers: It’s Time to Leave the House

  The Loft, a co-working space, recently opened in Harbor Springs, Michigan, and those behind the nonprofit venture are inviting you to expand your workspace. “I’m a fairly new full-time resident to the Harbor Springs area, and I’ve been a remote worker in a number of positions throughout my career,” said Bill Mulder, a board Continue Reading


VIDEO: Connected Nation’s Largest Community Initiative for Broadband

The first-ever Connectedsm community engagement in the state of Pennsylvania launched June 5. Connected Nation has teamed up with The Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission with plans to improve the area’s broadband environment, through Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program. This particular project includes eight counties and is the largest Connected Nation community involvement. Continue Reading


Upton County, Texas Launches Broadband Initiative to Connect Homes, Businesses

The Upton County Broadband Committee is partnering with Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program (Connectedsm) to come up with a plan to improve access to broadband (high-speed internet) in the county. The initial step to developing a comprehensive, countywide plan will consist of a short survey for residents, businesses, agriculture producers, healthcare facilities, and schools. Continue Reading


Mecosta County Launches Broadband Initiative

Mecosta County, MI. (April 25, 2017) – Ten minutes is all it takes for you to help us better connect Mecosta County. The Mecosta County Broadband Committee has partnered with Connected Nation’s community engagement program, Connected, to come up with a plan to improve everyone’s access to high speed Internet. We’re asking agriculture county residents, Continue Reading