News & Updates

Jan 8, 2021

Connect The Future Kentucky Coalition Supporter Spotlight: Red Bird Mission

For nearly a century, Red Bird Mission has worked to provide critical services to some of the most rural, isolated,

Dec 16, 2020
Kentucky Public Service Commission Public Workshop on Pole Attachments
This Thursday, December 17th, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is holding a public workshop on the current
Dec 3, 2020
New Pegasus Institute Report Details Steps to Remove Barriers to Broadband Expansion and Get Rural Kentucky Connected
Access to reliable, high-speed broadband internet is now more important than ever before. Kentuckians all across the
Oct 30, 2020
Kristian Stout: Costs For Pole Attachments Should be Shared by Utilities and New Broadband Entrants
From policymakers to industry and consumers, everyone wants fast broadband internet in their homes, particularly in
Oct 21, 2020
Civil Rights and Technology Experts Discuss the “Digital Divide in the Era of COVID-19”
Access to reliable broadband remains out-of-reach for millions of Americans, even as the internet becomes increasingly
Oct 20, 2020
The Hill: How to Expand Rural Broadband, Fast and Affordably
The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified many problems in America, but with creative approaches, these problems can become
Oct 12, 2020
Louisville Courier Journal: Kentucky’s digital divide is a challenge for kids trying to learn in cities, rural towns
In Kentucky’s western coalfield region, Ashley Hale’s 11-year-old son had to manage virtual learning since
Aug 27, 2020
MESSENGER-INQUIRER: COVID exposes Kentucky’s digital gap
From health care to unemployment, the virus has shown how “woefully” behind the state is in providing internet
Aug 26, 2020
Kentucky Farm Bureau providing nearly 200 free Wi-Fi hotspots statewide
“This initiative may seem like a drop in the pond as it relates to solving the overall issue, but if we can help one
Aug 14, 2020
Rural families without internet face tough choice on school
BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — John Ross worries about his children returning to their classrooms this fall with