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January 22, 2020

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The Center’s Connectivity Chronicles: Ridgenet

Some local ISPs have already begun focusing on the needs of rural communities. One example is Ridgenet, a wireless communication and technology company based out of Science Hill.

The Center and Volta provide Managed Security Services to KCTCS

Cyber-attacks have become a major threat to many institutions and are one of the most prevalent types of crises in higher education. In order to mitigate such attacks, The Center for Rural Development is partnering with Volta to offer Managed Security Services. The partners recently debuted their Managed Security Services when they participated in the […]

The Center provides Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) training

As the KentuckyWired middle-mile fiber network is nearing completion, The Center for Rural Development is also taking action to support the implementation of last-mile fiber services in Kentucky. The Center sponsored fiber education for last-mile service providers and industry professionals as they prepare for their use of the wholesale services provided by KentuckyWired. Through a […]

The Center anticipates work-from-home jobs made possible by KentuckyWired will help alleviate winter woes

The KentuckyWired fiber project will increase telecommunications capacity which means hundreds of new work-from-home employment opportunities are anticipated. This development will impact winter experiences for many rural Kentuckians.

High-Speed, High-Capacity Fiber Broadband Creates Job Opportunities for Kentuckians in Rural Areas

Owsley county resident Mellisa Suntken utilizes access to reliable high-speed, high-capacity internet to teach English to students in China, and make a dependable income right from home.

Gov. Bevin, Congressman Rogers Announce Completion of Eastern Kentucky Rings of KentuckyWired Project

Speaking at the SOAR Summit in Pikeville, Gov. Matt Bevin and Congressman Hal Rogers announced completion of the construction phase of the KentuckyWired project in Eastern Kentucky.

Discussions from Broadband and Barbecue: Connecting Rural Communities

The Center for Rural Development recently brought together community leaders from Southern and Eastern Kentucky for an informative broadband workshop in Hazard, KY. The event, dubbed “Broadband and Barbecue: Connecting Rural Communities”, served as a platform for discussion about the future of broadband in the state.

The Center is helping expand the reach of KentuckyWired with our Technology Assistance Program (TAP)

The Center is helping communities explore ways to become “fiber ready” following Governor Matt Bevin and U.S. Congressman Hal Rogers’ recent announcement that a major milestone achievement has been reached for KentuckyWired.

Technology event hosted at The Center for Rural Development

East Region Association of Technology Coordinators (ERATC) President, Neil Arnett introduces The Center’s Broadband Implementation Manager, Larry Combs at the recent ERATC conference, where Combs discussed The Center’s Technology Assistance Program (TAP) grant funding.   The Center for Rural Development recently co-sponsored a technology event in conjunction with the East Region Association of Technology Coordinators […]

Broadband and Barbecue: Connecting Rural Communities

Our Broadband and Barbecue event was great networking opportunity for many Southern and Eastern Kentuckians who came together to discuss the future of broadband in the state.

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