Events // Mitchell County Unveiling New Technology Action Plan

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Colorado City, TX – The Mitchell County Economic Development Board and Connected Texas invite you to celebrate the completion and presentation of the county’s new Technology Action Plan.

Mitchell County has been working with Connected Texas through the Connected Community Engagement Program 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 Mitchell County.

Please join us and local, regional, and statewide broadband and technology stakeholders to begin the next phase of this exciting project. Refreshments will be served.

Technology Action Plan Presentation:

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 11 AM

Location:

Colorado City Civic Center

157 West 2nd Street

Colorado City, TX 79512

For more information about the Connected project in Mitchell County, please contact Connected Texas Program Coordinator LaTanya Tatum at [email protected] or (512) 461-4159.

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Connected Nation developed the Connected community engagement program to help guide a community through an assessment of its overall broadband and technology status. Connected Certified Communities have measurably demonstrated their proficiency for effective Access, Adoption, and Use of broadband supported technologies. Connected Nation through its partners provides a national platform for recognizing those communities that excel across these important benchmarks. Funded by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), this effort is part of the State Broadband Initiative. http://www.connectednation.org/get-connected

About Connected Texas: Connected Texas is a subsidiary of Connected Nation and operates as a non-profit in the state of Texas. The Texas Department of Agriculture is leading the initiative to increase broadband Internet access, adoption and use across the state. Connected Texas was commissioned by the state to work with all Texas broadband providers to create detailed maps of broadband coverage and development of a statewide plan for the deployment and adoption of broadband. For more information visit: http://www.connectedtx.org.

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