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Nevada Gets First Certified Connected Community

By Jeremy Thacker

New research unveiled by Connect Nevada snapshots the latest broadband availability across the state just as Douglas County residents prepare to celebrate an important technology certification. Douglas County is officially being designated Nevada’s very first certified Connected community! The Douglas County Technology Team has been working with Connect Nevada to assess the local broadband landscape, identify gaps, and establish actionable goals and objectives to increase broadband access, adoption, and use for communities, families, organizations, and businesses throughout Douglas County. The event to celebrate this benchmark is set for:...

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FCC Asks for Comment on Accuracy of National Broadband Map Data as Part of Connect America Fund Implementation

By Connected Nation

Today, the FCC launched a process for the public to review the accuracy of broadband availability data currently listed on the National Broadband Map (See http://www.fcc.gov/document/connect-america-phase-i-challenge-process-public-notice).  In particular, the FCC released a list census blocks without broadband service at speeds of at least 3 Mbps download/768 kbps upload that the FCC believes to be eligible for Phase I of the Connect America Fund broadband subsidy program.  (For more information of this new reform see Connect America Fund Update: FCC to Establish Process for Challenging National Broadband Map Data: A Connected...

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