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Blog // Connected Tennessee

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Jennifer Cobb

Each October, many people show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink, running 5K races and honoring loved ones who have battled breast cancer and this year, there are companies around the country who have created apps to help detect breast cancer, stay informed after a diagnosis of cancer, and send reminders on how important it is to conduct self-exams. 15 of the best Breast Cancer iPhone & Android Apps of 2014 as gathered by Healthline can be found at this link: http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/top-breast-cancer-iphone-android-apps - 1 Here are some facts about breast cancer in the United States...

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Join Connected Tennessee for FCC RBE Webinar October 9

By Jennifer Cobb

The FCC will host a webinar on Thursday, October 9 at 2 pm EDT. The webinar will provide information on completing Form 5610, which must be filed in order to apply for Rural Broadband Experiment funds. To register for this webinar, interested parties should e-mail RBEwebinar@fcc.gov. For more information on the Rural Broadband Experiments, please see the Connected Tennessee Rural Broadband Experiments page. Please reach out to info@connectedtn.org with any inquiries or comments regarding this information. Looking forward to a great webinar and hope you'll be able to join!

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CTN's Deanna Ward Serves as Keynote Speaker at AT&T Women in Telecom Golf Day

By Jennifer Cobb

Deanna Ward, Connected Tennessee’s state operations manager for the West Tennessee region, served as keynote speaker of the 9th Annual AT&T Women in Telecom (WIT) Golf Day on September 11, sharing her journey as a woman in telecom, both personally and professionally, and the importance of supporting and encouraging young women in the telecom field through mentorships and scholarship. Hosted by the Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) at Murray State University (MSU), women in the telecommunications field had the day to enjoy professional golf instruction,...

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FCC Announces Rural Broadband Experiments Webinar

By Jennifer Cobb

Recently, the FCC released a Public Notice announcing a webinar to aid Rural Broadband Experiment applicants in filling out Form 5610.  This form, recently approved by the Office of Management and Budget, will be used by applicants interested in bidding on the Rural Broadband Experiments. The webinar is scheduled for Monday, September 29, 2014, at 2 p.m. EDT. More webinar information and application form details will be made available by the FCC shortly. Future questions are encouraged as Connected Tennessee continues to willingly assist any interested applicants. Please take a look at Connected Tennessee’s Rural Broadband Experiment...

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