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July 18, 2018

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Center staff attends 2018 Fiber Connect conference

Lonnie Lawson, President & CEO at The Center   The Center for Rural Development recently attended the 2018 Fiber Connect conference hosted by the Fiber Broadband Association in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference amassed industry leaders from across the United States and the world to share ideas, skills and resources. The conference was an important opportunity […]

Technology event hosted at The Center

The Center for Rural Development recently co-sponsored a technology event in conjunction with the East Region Association of Technology Coordinators (ERATC). The event brought together several Eastern Kentucky school districts to focus on enhancing the integration of technology into the educational process. The effort aims to impact school curriculum, staff development and community relations. While […]

Center staff attends TVC National Summit

The Center for Rural Development recently attended the Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC) National Summit

Fiber-Optic Cables installed at The Center

KentuckyWired contractors drill an underground pathway for fiber-optic cables at The Center for Rural Development, bringing the fiber into The Center’s Network Operations Center (NOC). When completed, the NOC will serve as the KentuckyWired digital gateway into Eastern Kentucky. The Center, a non-profit organization located in Somerset, Ky., has partnered with the Commonwealth of Kentucky […]

KentuckyWired: Making progress

The Kentucky Communications Network Authority (KCNA) installed a “hut” next to Maysville Community and Technical College on December 14, 2017. 

Announcing Broadband Workshop 103

Register now for Broadband Workshop 103 on Nov 14 in Hazard

Second broadband workshop in Morehead attended by community leaders

Community leaders and elected officials from Southern and Eastern Kentucky attended the second “Broadband and Your Community Workshop 102: A Closer Look” on August 31st at the Morehead Conference Center in Morehead, KY. The workshop was sponsored by The Center for Rural Development through an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant. The event featured leaders from […]

Lawson joins broadband panel at SOAR SUMMIT

The fourth annual Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Summit took place on August 4, 2017 in Pikeville at the East Kentucky Expo Center. The Summit included a panel discussion on “Broadband and the Digital Economy” in support of Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers’ (KY-05) vision to bring high speed, high capacity broadband to Eastern Kentucky. Lonnie […]

Join us for BroadBand Workshop 102

Register now for Broadband Workshop 102 on August 31 in Morehead

Broadband workshop draws large crowd

Nearly 100 community leaders and elected officials in Southern and Eastern Kentucky attended the first Broadband and Your Community Workshop 101: Getting Started on Thursday, June 29, at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

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