Broadband project recognized for innovative financing package, forward thinking initiative FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 6, 2015) – KentuckyWired, the Commonwealth’s 3,400 mile middle mile fiber optic network project, has earned the Excellence in Development Finance Project Award, a top award from the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA). The KentuckyWired public-private partnership (P3) between the Commonwealth […]
As a long-time technology leader in the region, The Center for Rural Development is proud to be part of a project that is bringing reliable, high-speed Internet to every county of the state. The Kentucky Wired I-Way broadband network, which was launched in Eastern Kentucky on Aug. 31, will bring high-speed Internet connectivity to every corner of the Commonwealth. […]
Construction on a high-speed Internet service network is expected to start this August in Eastern Kentucky and then spread throughout the state. Macquarie Capital, an Australian company, is heading a group of companies to design and build the fiber optic network. Macquarie will operate the system over a 30-year contract, but the state of Kentucky […]
Conley Bottom Resort and Marina recently unveiled a new website, designed by The Center for Rural Development’s Web Services Team.
Utilizing the latest advances in technology, The Center for Rural Development is your state-of-the art technology hub for Southern and Eastern Kentucky. Crystal-clear, high definition videoconferencing is available throughout the building and can be accessed from the five modular Ballrooms, two spacious Exhibit Halls, 760-seat state-of-the-art theatre, training room and board rooms. Whether you’re a […]
Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers and Governor Steve Beshear have announced plans for the Next Generation Kentucky Information Highway project, providing critically needed high-speed broadband Internet access to the Commonwealth. The project is estimated to cost $100 million, and could take up to three years to build nearly 3,000 miles of fiber infrastructure, which is often […]
Thanks to a series of FREE school safety training videos made available by the Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Regional Center (SRTB-RC), rural first responders across the United States are receiving the training they need to know how to prepare for and respond to an active shooter incident.
Most high school students have read about the Holocaust. But it’s not every day students get to meet a Holocaust survivor and learn first-hand about one? of history’s darkest moments.
The Appalachian Rural Development Philanthropy Initiative (ARDPI) has released a promotional video that will bring increased awareness to the value of community foundations in Eastern Kentucky Appalachian region.
If you want to know more about Apple’s iPad or iPhone, or just want to make sure you are getting the maximum use from these mobile devices, The Center for Rural Development is hosting a one-day-only introductory training class on Oct. 29 to help get you up to speed on some of today’s hottest, cutting-edge mobile communication tools.