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Citizens for a Digital Future Commends Legislators for Bipartisan Support of Senate Bill 99

Citizens for a Digital Future (CDF) commends the Kentucky House Economic Development Committee for their leadership on bipartisan passage of Senate Bill 99, commonsense legislation to update Kentucky’s telecom laws, increasing statewide access to broadband and improving Kentucky’s economic competitiveness. For too long Kentucky has fallen behind when it comes to 21st century technology and more »

Kimel: SB 99 Can “Clear the Way for More Investments”

Kris Kimel, president of the Kentucky Science and Technology Corp., writes in the Louisville Courier-Journal that the future is mobile, and not just in terms of talking on phones. Hospitals, schools, churches, businesses and governments are increasingly using mobile wireless platforms to deliver important information, products and services. Doing this requires effective wireless networks so more »

Investment in GA’s Wireless Infrastructure Creates Jobs

According to a September 2013 study from the Wireless Infrastructure Association, private investment in wireless infrastructure alone will add $1.2 trillion to the economy over the next five years. That investment will lead to 122,000 new jobs during the same period in the wireless infrastructure industry alone. A recent study by the Internet Association reveals more »

Citizens for a Digital Future (CDF) Commends Senate Committee on Passage of Senate Bill 99

Today, the Senate Economic Development Committee took the first, significant step toward strengthening Kentucky’s digital future by passing Senate Bill 99. SB99 is much needed legislation to modernize Kentucky’s outdated telecom regulations and bring Kentucky into the 21st century. Unlike many other areas of the country, many Kentuckians especially in rural areas still lack access to adequate more »

Kentucky Office of Highway Safety Receives CDF Leader in Technology Award

Citizens for a Digital Future is committed to promoting broadband development and access throughout the Commonwealth. As a part of our mission, we recently launched our Leaders In Technology Award series, which aims to honor Kentucky organizations that use broadband technologies to further their mission and positively serve the Commonwealth. When evaluating the criteria for more »

Getting it Right

Citizens for a Digital Future supports new legislation, announced today by  State Auditor Adam Edelen and members of the General Assembly, that would ensure that the online information of Kentucky’s citizens remains secure. House Bill 5, an act relating to Cyber Security, would protect the personal information of Kentuckians while also putting a system in more »

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in Check With a Variety of Apps

We’re only 10 days into 2014 and it’s likely that most New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside. Will power and self-control are fickle things, but with the help of some encouraging apps, it’s easier to stay focused. According to a recent Harris poll, losing weight, exercising more and eating healthfully are among the more »

Get into the Holiday Spirit with Dozens of Festive Apps

As the holiday season approaches, smartphone users can look to interactive holiday apps to make their celebrations more unique.  What better way to get excited about Christmas than to track Santa as he travels from city to city delivering toys? NORAD’s (North American Aerospace Defense Command) “Track Santa” has been around since 1955, but the more »

Mobile Web Goes Mainstream

The consumer march towards mobile continues. In the third quarter of 2013, the wireless industry grew by 2.4 million subscriptions, according to analyst Roger Entner, which is a substantial increase from the second quarter.  This growth in mobile is being reflected in a rise of web traffic and video consumption from smartphones and tablets. Nearly more »

CDF-KY Honors the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) with Leader in Technology Award

FRANKFORT – Citizens for a Digital Future, Kentucky (CDF) has honored the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) with its Leader in Technology Award. The award, designed to recognize Kentucky organizations that use technology effectively to further their mission and serve the Commonwealth, was presented to the National Center for Families Learning in recognition of more »