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2014-02-04 23:02:18

Connected Nation's statement from President and COO Tom Ferree regarding today’s announcement by President Obama that the Federal Communications Commission will invest $2 billion during the next two years on high-speed Internet in schools and libraries, and that $750 million in additional commitments from the private sector have been secured for the effort. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Connected Nation is issuing the following statement from President and COO Tom Ferree...

2014-01-23 23:23:48

The Intelligent Community Forum announces the Top7 Intelligent Communities for 2014. One community will be chosen Intelligent Community of the Year for 2014 for using broadband access as the foundation for building better communities. Taichung City, Taiwan & New York, New York (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Intelligent Community Forum has announced the 2014 Top7 Intelligent Communities of the Year. The Top7 list includes three from Canada, two from the United States, and two from...

2014-01-21 04:22:57

LONDON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced its membership in the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), a diverse global coalition of over 50 members committed to driving down the cost of Internet access in developing countries via regulatory and policy reform. The GSMA will work closely with A4AI to identify policy and regulatory barriers to Internet access and affordability and collaborate on plans to address these issues on a worldwide basis. Anne...

2014-01-15 12:24:03

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlson Wireless Technologies (CWT) announced today that The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified the company's RuralConnect TV white space (TVWS) radio system for use with the Spectrum Bridge TV white spaces database. This certification brings to market the world's first affordable long-distance, non-line-of-site (NLOS) fixed wireless broadband system. Designed using flexible software-defined architecture and dynamic...

2014-01-14 23:02:14

Promoting Broadband Cited as Priority in Condition of State Address Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Connect Iowa applauds Gov. Branstad’s call in today’s Condition of the State address to promote greater broadband access, adoption, and use across the state and to fast-track Iowa’s goal of becoming the most connected state in the Midwest. Connect Iowa research has shown that expanding broadband is a vital component of economic development, promoting education, and improving...

2013-12-06 23:04:28

Ten organizations to receive a minimum of two years of complimentary commercial Internet service. Shelbyville, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Athena Broadband, one of Middle Tennessee's’ premier fixed wireless network operators, today announced that they will be awarding a minimum of two years of free commercial Internet accounts to ten non-profit organizations in Bedford and Marshall Counties, Tennessee. The ten free service accounts will be split evenly between the two counties and...

2013-12-02 23:00:44

STEM Advisory Council Broadband Committee delivers six key policy recommendations to Governor’s Office. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Download the report. Today, Connect Iowa and members of the STEM Advisory Council Broadband Committee announced the completion of their initial assessment and delivered broadband policy recommendations to the Governor’s Office for consideration. This report marks an important deliverable for the Connect Every Iowan initiative, which Governor...

2013-11-20 23:01:05

Story Map Highlights How Technology Programs Are Making a Difference Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 View the Map Today is GIS Day, an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society. In celebration of that event, Connected Nation is releasing an Esri story map of its programs through the years. “GIS Day gives us another opportunity to highlight the successes...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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