Recent News

Below are the latest news stories and press releases from Connect Nevada.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Nevada Broadband Efforts Boosted by $2.5 Million in Federal Funds

Carson City, NV – The effort to spread high-speed Internet across Nevada got a major boost today with approximately $2.5 million in federal funding. Connect Nevada received the funding as part of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s State Broadband Data and Development (SBDD) grant program. Connect Nevada was formed in...
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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Connect Nevada Launches Powerful Interactive App for Improving Statewide High-Speed Internet

Carson City, NV – Connect Nevada has launched a powerful new broadband app in the effort to bring quality, high-speed Internet to the entire state. Yesterday, Governor Jim Gibbons announced the public release of the state’s first comprehensive broadband map along with the launch of BroadbandStat, the interactive state mapping resource that puts...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Governor Gibbons Announces Rollout of Connect Nevada's Statewide Broadband Map

Carson City – Governor Jim Gibbons today announced the rollout of Nevada’s broadband availability map aimed at promoting technology development and increasing high-speed Internet throughout the state.“The map and the technology which will follow will create jobs to construct these critical networks, establish employment opportunities where they...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The State of Nevada Names Connected Nation as Its Designated Eligible Entity for Broadband Mapping and Planning Stimulus Funding

Carson City, NV – Yesterday, Connected Nation met with broadband stakeholders from across Nevada to discuss its role in creating a comprehensive broadband availability map for the state. This meeting marks the beginning of Connected Nation’s newly-formed relationship with the state since Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons notified the National...