Connected Nation hires national leader in GIS & Information Technology to guide Data Strategy & Technical Services           

Bowling Green, Kentucky (July 12, 2023) – Connected Nation (CN) is excited to announce that Colin Reilly has joined the national nonprofit as its Vice President, Data Strategy & Technical Services. Reilly most recently served as the Executive Director of Information Technology within the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice. “Connected Nation’s mission to close the Digital Divide …

World’s leading Internet Exchange operator DE-CIX to support Connected Nation & Newby Ventures in closing the Digital Divide in the US

Strategic partnership will enable DE-CIX edge IXs in smaller cities and rural areas to significantly improve regional Internet performance Frankfurt (Germany) and Washington, DC, (U.S.), 15 May 2023. DE-CIX, the world’s leading operator of Internet Exchanges (IXs), and Connected Nation Internet Exchange Points (CNIXP), a joint venture between nonprofit Connected Nation and Newby Ventures, today announce a strategic partnership for …

Connected Nation honored for Digital Team of the Year, Digital Communicator of the Year by PRNEWS

Bowling Green, Kentucky (May 12, 2023) – Connected Nation (CN), a national nonprofit working to expand broadband use and adoption across the country,  received top honors yesterday in PRNEWS’ 2023 Digital Awards.  The awards program recognizes the most innovative and industry-altering digital communicators and campaigns. CN’s communications department was named “Digital Team of the Year” and Communications Director, Jessica Denson, …

Connected Nation named finalist for national award, Communications team among ‘best of the best’     

Bowling Green, Kentucky (April 13, 2023) – Connected Nation (CN)’s Communications team was named this week as a national finalist for Team of the Year (In-House) in PR Daily’s Social Media & Digital Awards. “There is no doubt that the success of our mission is in direct proportion to our effectiveness as a communicator,” said Tom Ferree, Chairman & CEO, …

Connected Nation named among Best Places to Work for the 12th time as it seeks to expand workforce nationally  

Bowling Green, Kentucky (March 15, 2023) – Connected Nation (CN) has been named one of the Best Places to Work by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. This is the 12th time the national nonprofit, based in Bowling Green, Ky., has received the honor. “This is one of the greatest honors our company can receive because it comes from the input …

Eaton County Broadband Communication Council urges local residents and businesses to take survey on internet connectivity

Eaton County, Michigan (September 30, 2021) – On September 1, the Eaton County Broadband Communication Council launched a new effort to expand and improve high-speed internet access across the county. As part of this initiative the Eaton County community was invited to participate in a 10-minute survey to help assess internet connectivity and use throughout the county. Residents and businesses …

Cheboygan County poised for Massive Broadband Expansion

The following press release was issued by the Cheboygan Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on July 13, 2021 Cheboygan County, Michigan (July 13, 2021) – The Cheboygan County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) identified Technology as a leading priority for countywide development with a strong focus on supporting energy and broadband initiatives. To that end, they teamed up with Connected Nation to …

DATA: African Americans are less likely to have broadband at home

Honoring Black History Month By Jessica Denson, Communications DirectorConnected Nation Bowling Green, (February 15, 2021) – This month, Connected Nation, like many groups and individuals around the country, is taking time to mark Black History Month. It is a time to not only celebrate Black history makers but also to examine critical issues that impact African American communities. Connected Nation’s …

DATA: African Americans are less likely to have broadband at home

Honoring Black History Month By Jessica Denson, Communications DirectorConnected Nation This month, Connected Nation, like many groups and individuals around the country, is taking time to mark Black History Month. It is a time to not only celebrate Black history makers but also to examine critical issues that impact African American communities. Connected Nation’s mission as a national nonprofit is …

Connected Nation Promotes Staff, Aligns Organization for Continued Growth Amidst National Focus on Closing Digital Divide

Bowling Green, Ky. (September 22, 2020) – Connected Nation (CN), a national nonprofit working to close the Digital Divide, is taking action to more effectively respond to the need for digital equity across the country by promoting and empowering key personnel. “Today we celebrate four accomplished Connected Nation veterans—not only for their contributions to our organization but also in their …