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Blog // Connected Texas

Roundtable Aims at Agriculture & Rural Texas

By Jeremy Thacker

  Getting high-speed Internet to rural Texas took center stage at a high-profile roundtable discussion today in Lubbock. Connected Texas Executive Director Don Shirley joined Rick Rhodes from the Texas Department of Agriculture, president of the Lubbock County Farm Bureau Eddie Griffiths, Texas Tech professor of Agricultural Communications Dr. Erica Irlbeck, and chairman of Texans for Economic Progress Robert Howden. The panel discussed the multitude of ways broadband can positively impact business and quality of life for rural Texans, including the rise of many new applications that are designed specifically to help agriculture.” The...

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Registration Now Open for Free Texas Broadband Summit

By Jeremy Thacker

  Connected Texas invites you to its first annual Broadband Summit Tuesday, June 5, in Dallas! 

The summit is free and offered as part of the TIA 2012: Inside the Network event. Summit attendees are also eligible for a special discount to attend TIA2012 by using access code: CNAT12

 We hope you will join us as we focus on spurring technology jobs, innovation, and closing the broadband gap in rural Texas.

 For details about the Summit or to register now, please click here.

 When: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 
Where: Gaylord Texan Hotel
, 1501 Gaylord Trail
, Dallas, TX 76051 The Broadband Summit will kick off the Telecommunications...

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