Recent News

Below are the latest news stories and press releases from Connect Nevada.
Friday, October 26, 2012

News Release: State Broadband Summit Focuses on Connecting Communities Across Nevada

Second annual Summit addresses job creation, economic development, and digital literacy through broadband access, adoption, and use Las Vegas, NV – Leaders from across Nevada are putting new energy into expanding local broadband services as well as teaching all Nevadans new computer and Internet skills after this week’s second annual Broadband...
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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Seniors turn to businesses, civic programs in effort to take on technology

From Jan Hogan/Las Vegas Review-Journal:  Like many seniors, Mina Garman, 73, has seen technology advance by leaps and bounds, so it can be a little intimidating to learn computer programs... Connect Nevada, in partnership with JOIN Inc. and the Nevada State Library and Archives, has launched the Every Community Online (ECO) program. The...
Monday, October 01, 2012

News Release: Storey County Leaders Join Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

Area leaders enlist in Connected program to bridge technology gap, boost economy, and pave way for improved quality of life Virginia City, NV – Storey community leaders have enrolled their community in an innovative program that seeks to boost the local economy and quality of life for residents through increased access, adoption, and use of...
Monday, October 01, 2012

News Release: Eureka County Leaders Join Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

Area leaders enlist in Connected program to bridge technology gap, boost economy, and pave way for improved quality of life Eureka, NV – Eureka community leaders have enrolled their community in an innovative program that seeks to boost the local economy and quality of life for residents through increased access, adoption, and use of broadband....
Monday, October 01, 2012

News Release: Elko County Leaders Join Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

Area leaders enlist in Connected program to bridge technology gap, boost economy, and pave way for improved quality of life Elko, NV – Elko community leaders have enrolled their community in an innovative program that seeks to boost the local economy and quality of life for residents through increased access, adoption, and use of broadband. Staff...
Monday, October 01, 2012

Second Annual Broadband Summit to Connect Nevada Communities

From Nevada Business Journal: Co-hosted by Connect Nevada and the governor’s Nevada Broadband Task Force, the second annual Broadband Summit, Connecting Communities, is expected to address Nevada job creation and local economic development through the access, adoption and use of broadband services.  To read more, visit Second Annual...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

News Release: Nevada Statewide Broadband Summit to Focus on Connecting Communities

Second annual Summit addresses Nevada job creation and local economic development through broadband access, adoption, and use Carson City, NV – Details are now set for Nevada’s second annual Broadband Summit taking place in Las Vegas next month. The event, called Connecting Communities, will bring state, county, and local leaders together to...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

News Release: New Program Aims to Put ‘Every Community Online’ in Nevada

Connect Nevada Offers Free Training Program; Discounted Broadband, Computers Reno, NV – Connect Nevada, in partnership with JOIN, Inc. and the Nevada State Library and Archives (NSLA), announced Wednesday the launch of the Every Community Online (ECO) program. The program offers free computer and Internet training and leaves participants...
Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Rural Nevada: Unique Opportunities in Unique Communities

From Nevada Business: The answer to how to succeed in business without really trying is not as complex as you may think. Business owners should tune their ears in to what is happening in rural Nevada. They may be pleasantly surprised at all they will learn ranging from the mining boom in Elko to the interesting products that are made in...
Thursday, June 28, 2012

News Release: Connect Nevada Releases Report on Teleworking & Nevada Jobs

Download Report Report finds one-third of Nevada businesses allow teleworking, saving more than $100 million Carson City, NV – Today, Connect Nevada is releasing a new report focusing on teleworking across the state. The report, Teleworking and Broadband: Linking Nevadans to Jobs, reveals approximately 20,000 Nevada businesses now allow employees...