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


Building Broadband Above Obstacles in Rural Michigan

Ogemaw County has made it easier for ISPs to extend broadband coverage in the area by going upward. A newly completed vertical assets inventory includes barns, poles, towers, water towers, silos, and other tall structures across 14 townships in Ogemaw County. With this information, ISPs can install broadband infrastructure on tall structures in the area Continue Reading


Remote Office, Home Office, Your Office in Harbor Springs

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that 40% of Americans will work at home in some form by 2020. Harbor Springs is taking advantage of this trend and working preemptively to make the area a hotspot for remote workers. The newly proposed co-working space, under the working title Remote Office/ Home Office or ROHO, will Continue Reading