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Blog // Connect Nevada

Wired for Success Afternoon Recap

By CNV Staff

The afternoon session at Wired for Success focused on some of the great opportunities being presented to Nevada through increased broadband adoption and expansion. The afternoon began with a work force training panel that discussed a variety of issues regarding broadband in Nevada.  That was followed by Lynn O'Mara the State Health Information Technology Coordinator who discussed the relationship between e-Health and broadband that Connect Nevada examined in a study released this past week. Finally, Connected Nation’s Michael Ramage took the stage to talk about how communities can rally support for broadband expansion and how such...

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Wired for Success Morning Recap

By CNV Staff

This morning, the Wired for Success Summit got off to a fast start with keynote addresses from Broadband Taskforce Chairman Daphne DeLeon and Deputy Director of the Governor's Office on Economic Development Michael Skaggs. Both speakers praised the event with DeLeon calling it "an unprecedented opportunity to foster new partnerships and foster broadband growth across the state" and Skaggs pointing out that the seven major growth industries in Nevada will all benefit from increased broadband expansion and adoption. The theme from the speakers, and those in attendance, has been on the many opportunities that will be had by expanding...

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Tune in LIVE to today’s Broadband Summit: Wired for Success!

By Jeremy Thacker

Leaders from across Nevada are coming together today to revitalize the state’s economy through broadband, and we want you to join the conversation. The first ever Nevada Broadband Summit is bringing more than a hundred attendees to Dayton Intermediate School in Dayton, Nevada to discuss how increased broadband expansion and adoption will lead to more opportunities in schools, businesses, and communities across the state. The agenda is packed with speakers and panelists who will discuss the critical role broadband will play in creating new jobs and promoting economic development across Nevada. You can watch the event LIVE starting at 9:00am...

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Simple Steps to Protecting Children Online

By Jeremy Thacker

As a follow-up to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, below are tips to help you stay safe online: 1. Keep the computer in a family room where you can monitor computer use (under 10). 2. Use parental controls. Parental Controls to help manage how your children use the computer. For example, you can set limits on your children's access to the web, the hours that they can log on to the computer, and which games they can play and programs they can run. 3. Teach children never to meet an online friend offline unless you are with them. 4. Find out what e-mail and instant messaging accounts they have...

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