Connected Nation has been committed to provide extensive broadband planning services for communities and states for more than ten years. These services ranging from comprehensive broadband mapping to public policy language. Connected Nation has a number of services to serve communities and its citizens.
CONNECTED NATION- CORE SERVICES
DIGITAL LITERACY. Connected Nation promotes digital literacy by joining together public and private partners in programs that helps vulnerable populations overcome top barriers to technology adoption - broadband awareness, technology training, computer ownership, and subscription affordability.
Connected Nation’s Every Citizen Online (ECO) is a community program designed to address demand side realities in a manner that respects communities and empowers vulnerable populations in the age of technology. Every Citizen Online is committed to enhancing excellence in families and enabling individuals to improve their lives through technological exposure. ECO has several programs that are operational in Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio including No Child Left Offline, Computers 4 Kids, and Connect Equestrian View. The programs have distributed over 8,300 computers in the three states.
RESEARCH & ANALYSIS. The broadband deployment and adoption patterns of households, businesses, and community anchor institutions vary substantially. As a result, overcoming the nation’s challenges in increasing broadband availability and utilization will require detailed and granular data collection and analysis, of both supply and demand conditions.
Connected Nation’s research and analysis services help communities understand these broadband availability patterns and present this research to stakeholders, policymakers and the public in a comprehensive, unbiased, passionate and clear way.
POLICY CONSULTATION. Connected Nation works and supports the broadband planning activities in state and communities by providing extensive broadband policy consultation.
These activities include compiling and understanding broadband connectivity challenges of community anchor institutions, gathering and compiling information and data that supports broadband, advocating on the both national and state-level for public policies that promote the adoption, access and use of broadband.
MAPPING. Connected Nation is focused on closing the digital divide by working with states, communities, families, and individuals to realize the great economic and social advantages that occur when broadband availability is accelerated in unserved areas and broadband use is increased in all areas – rural and urban alike.
Through its advanced broadband mapping technology, Connected Nation has been at the forefront of a national movement by state and local leaders to identify and map area with and without broadband service and to identify and implement aggressive demand-stimulation programs that are designed to increase broadband adoption and encourage network deployment.
Whether mapping and analysis needs are limited or extensive, Connected Nation’s GIS Services Division can help develop unique solutions to support data visualization and promote better understanding of any given area through data exploration. With a strong background in broadband data development and analysis, Connected Nation also offers services involving demographic overlays and market analysis outside the realm of telecommunications.
Connected Nation GIS Analysis and Mapping Services:
For more information on Connected Nation’s GIS and Mapping Services, contact Ashley Littell firstname.lastname@example.org.