Recent News // Fort Bend County to be Recognized on Tuesday as a Certified Connected Community

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

 Fort Bend County Slated to Receive Connected Community Certification, Release Technology Action Plan 

Who: Connected Texas, Fort Bend County Broadband Team, and Fort Bend County Commissioners

What: Connected Texas will present the Fort Bend County Commission with the Certified Connected Community distinction and release its Technology Action Plan. The Connected Community Engagement Program is designed to grow the local economy and improve the quality of life in Fort Bend County.

When: Commissioners Court Meeting, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. CST

Where: 1909 Courthouse, Commissioners Court Room, 401 Jackson Street, Richmond, Texas 77469

Download the full release here.

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About Connected Texas: Connected Texas, the Texas division of Connected Nation, is a public-private partnership working with telecommunications providers, business and community leaders, information technology companies, researchers, public agencies, libraries, and universities to enable economic growth and a better way of life through improved  broadband Internet access, adoption, and use. For more information visit:

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. Learn more by visiting: