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September 16, 2019

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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.

Broadband & Barbecue: Continuing Education Credit Hours Available and Full Agenda

This event qualifies for 4 continuing education credit hours through the Kentucky Department for Local Government County Officials Training Program. Registration is FREE. Broadband & Barbecue Connecting Rural Communities Thursday, June 6th 10 a.m – 3 p.m. EDT Hazard Community and Technical College First Federal Center, Room: 123A One Community College Drive Highway 15 South Hazard, KY […]

Broadband & Barbecue Agenda: What’s On Our Plate

Broadband & Barbecue Connecting Rural Communities Thursday, June 6th 10 a.m – 3 p.m. EDT Hazard Community and Technical College First Federal Center One Community College Drive Hazard, KY 41701 Highway 15 South Register at https://conta.cc/2Zj9uKI Agenda: What’s On Our Plate USE – How to leverage connectivity to grow your local economy ACCESS – How to improve […]

Now offering fiber optic courses

The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with the KCTCS schools, invites you to continue your education by attending one or more of these Certified Fiber Optics (CFO) training courses, to help you become the most qualified in your field!

Broadband & Barbecue: Connecting Rural Communities

Broadband & Barbecue Connecting Rural Communities Thursday, June 6th 10 a.m – 3 p.m. EDT Hazard Community and Technical College First Federal Center One Community College Drive Hazard, KY 41701 Register at https://conta.cc/2Zj9uKI Please join us for an informative day of learning about the future of broadband in Eastern Kentucky. KentuckyWired: Update The Center: Technology Assistance […]

G&W Construction Milestone On KentuckyWired Project

G&W Construction hit a monumental milestone March 19, 2019 on the KentuckyWired project by installing over 1,000,000 ft of Fiber.

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