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Happy Holidays from all of us at Connected Nation

By Jessica Ditto

It's been another incredible year for our team at Connected Nation. Together with our partners, friends, and supporters like yourself, we've connected more communities across the country and further closed the digital divide.

As we approach 2014, we wanted to wish all of you very Happy Holidays!

Have a wonderful time with your family, friends, and loved ones!


Tom Ferree

President & COO

Celebrating the Season of Giving

By Connected Nation

Two thousand seven hundred and fifteen dollars.

Connected Tennessee Presents on Youth and Technology at NBCSL 37th Annual Conference

By Jennifer Cobb

Last Thursday, Connected Tennessee Executive Director Corey Johns was invited to present during a youth and technology session at the 37th Annual National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) Conference in Memphis. The session, “Preparing our Youth to Take the Nation’s Helm,” was created to showcase the nation’s best policy ideas for legislators to educate and prepare the new generation to achieve its potential.

Recent News // News Release: Connected Tennessee Report Shows Need for Digital Workforce Skills

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Recent News // Recent News: Connected Tennessee Among Presenters at the National Black Caucus of State Legislators’ 37th Annual Conference in Memphis

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Celebrate Online Businesses This Cyber Monday!

By Connected Nation

It's Cyber Monday and millions of Americans will be going online to get the best deals from their favorite stores. If you missed out on the late night and long lines of Black Friday, Cyber Monday allows you to take advantage of the sales from the comfort of home.

Businesses across the nation are getting more connected each year and that's leading to an overwhelming increase in online sales. This past year alone, an estimated $1.7 TRILLION was brought into businesses via online sales. And that's just the tip of the iceberg! 

More and more, folks are shopping online:

Small Business Saturday

By Connected Nation

Today is Small Business Saturday and we're encouraging our friends to help us celebrate by supporting small local businesses in your community! 

Even though these businesses are small, they’re using technology to make a big impact on their local economies. We're doing our part by connecting these businesses and giving them the tools to succeed.

Did you know?

Recent News // News Release: Connected Tennessee Releases New Broadband Availability Figures in Support of GIS Day 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Connected Tennessee Releases Business Survey Results

By Jennifer Cobb

Last Thursday, Connected Tennessee released data collected from businesses across the state showing that more than an estimated $30 billion is earned in online sales, as more than three-fourths of businesses in Tennessee (76%) utilize broadband. An estimated 31,000 Tennessee businesses however remain disconnected.

Additional survey findings include:

Recent News // News Release: City of Lakeland, Connected Tennessee Partnering to Examine, Improve Broadband Availability

Friday, November 15, 2013
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