Tag: Connected

5 Baltimore schools and community orgs are getting free Wi-Fi and hotspots from Connected Nation

Three schools and two nonprofit organizations in Baltimore will receive 800 free mobile hotspots as well as free internet connectivity from Connected Nation and AT&T.

Connected Nation is a nonprofit founded in 2001 in Appalachia dedicated to getting online connectivity to communities. It is working with AT&T on a wider connected learning effort. In Baltimore, where the digital divide can leave as many as 40% of Baltimore households without internet service, organizations like Connected Nation are needed to fill the gap.

The schools and organizations locally that are receiving internet connectivity include:

“Getting devices in the hands of students

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For connected devices, the ‘things’ matter more than the internet

It’s no secret that we’re rapidly evolving into a networked world: Physical debit and credit cards are disappearing, as are coins, banknotes, parking tickets and entertainment tickets. These are being replaced by software, apps in our mobile phones and fitness trackers on our wrists.

The Internet of Things (IoT) builds on this networked concept while driving peace of mind for consumers. In theory, technology built into everyday objects would ensure that you have the items you need when you need them, similar to what happened in your grandmother’s analog days—the baker would deliver the rolls to her house, and if

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Middle East Mobile Customer Connected Consumer Satisfaction Report 2020 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Connected Consumer Survey 2020: Mobile Customer Satisfaction in the Middle East” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The analyst results suggest that operators should improve the functionality and utility of their digital channels.

This report focuses on aspects of the Connected Consumer Survey that relate to the behaviour, preferences and plans of smartphone users in the Middle East. In particular, it focuses on customer satisfaction, churn and retention-related aspects of mobile services. The survey was conducted in association with On Device Research.

This report provides:

  • Insights into the main drivers of mobile customer experience and
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Africa Mobile Customer Satisfaction Connected Consumer Report 2020: Mobile Market Leaders in Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa Performed Better Than Smaller Operators in 2020 in Terms of NPS – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Connected Consumer Survey 2020: Mobile Customer Satisfaction in Africa” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This report focuses on aspects of the Connected Consumer Survey that relate to the behaviour, preferences and plans of smartphone users in Africa. In particular, it focuses on customer satisfaction, churn and retention-related aspects of mobile services. The survey was conducted in association with On Device Research.

Survey data coverage

The survey was conducted in association with On Device Research between August and September 2020. The survey groups were chosen to be representative of the mobile-internet-using population in the region.

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ConnectED NY fund to provide no-cost internet access for 50,000 students in economically disadvantaged school districts

Fri, Mar 19th 2021 05:25 pm

Program supported by Schmidt Futures, Ford Foundation in partnership with New York state

Students without at-home connectivity in 210 school districts will be eligible for no-cost internet through June 2022

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Reimagine New York Commission announced the launch of ConnectED NY, an emergency fund to provide approximately 50,000 students in economically disadvantaged school districts with free internet access through June 2022. Funding will be provided by Schmidt Futures and the Ford Foundation and the program will be managed by Digital Promise, a nonprofit that is dedicated to closing the

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Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of ConnectED NY Fund to Provide No-Cost Internet Access for 50,000 Students in Economically Disadvantaged School Districts

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the Reimagine New York Commission today announced the launch of ConnectED NY, an emergency fund to provide approximately 50,000 students in economically disadvantaged school districts with free internet access through June 2022. Funding will be provided by Schmidt Futures and the Ford Foundation and the program will be managed by Digital Promise, a non-profit which is dedicated to closing the digital learning gap.   

“Internet access is an essential utility in the 21st century — a new reality that has only been highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic — and we have a responsibility to ensure

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