Georgia invests into connecting students online

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today joined State School Superintendent Richard Woods to announce Georgia will dedicate $6 million to help school districts connect their K-12 students to the internet. Georgia has allocated…

Gov. Kemp announces GA’s Broadband Availability Map

Release: State Launches Broadband Availability Map Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the publication of Georgia’s Broadband Availability Map, a new tool that will bring more transparency about the internet marketplace and clarify which Georgia households do…

Ookla’s Speedtest app pilots a statewide initiative for…

Release: State Launches Internet Speedtest Pilot for Schools JUNE 23, 2020 Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the Georgia Broadband Deployment Initiative (GBDI) is launching the Speedtest by Ookla® pilot project statewide…

More internet services arriving in rural counties

Release: Rural counties to receive expanded internet services Broadband Comcast today announced it has begun work to enhance and expand the reach of its network in four rural communities: Tallapoosa, Mount Zion, Waco and Whitesburg.…

Survey results on shopping during COVID-19

Today, WalletHub released the results of a Coronavirus Shopping Survey that shows millions of Americans are actually spending more money than usual during the pandemic. Below are the Key Stats from a release on the…

Quitman > Internet Safety Workshop Eye Opening to…

QUITMAN – On March 24th Brooks County Schools, Brooks County ECHOES 21st CCLC, Brooks County Family Connections and Brooks County Victim Assistance held an internet safety workshop for parents and community members. Two sessions were…

Wisenbaker > The FCC: Neutralizing The Democracy Network

Gary M. Wisenbaker, Valdosta Today Editorial Director The real story behind the Federal Communication Commission’s vote to expand its control over the internet has nothing to do with “fairness” but everything to do with control…