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Connect Nevada Releases USF Mobility Fund Eligibility Maps & Analysis

By CNV Staff

Ensuring ubiquitous availability of next-generation mobile broadband networks is critical to economic development and growth. Recognizing this importance, the Federal Communications Commission later this year will distribute $300 million in subsidies to support the construction of high-speed mobile broadband networks in areas that do not currently have mobile broadband access. Today, Connect Nevada is releasing an analysis of the FCC’s preliminary list of areas in Nevada that are eligible for the FCC’s Mobility Fund. On February 10, 2012, the FCC released a list of areas in Nevada census blocks that it had determined do not currently have...

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Connect Nevada Sprouts Southern Roots

By Jeremy Thacker

Connect Nevada’s mission of spreading broadband access, adoption, and use across the state is now sprouting some firm southern roots. State Program Manager Lindsey Niedzielski and staff Community Technology Advisor Ariel Martinez recently wrapped up a four-day tour across Lincoln, Nye, Esmeralda, and Clark counties in the southern part of the state. Some initial meetings with rural communities were also held in order to start assessing local community assets toward gaining the Connected community certification and the formation of local technology planning teams. Meetings included talks of future public computing centers as well as digital...

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