The Connected Nation Blog: Connected Nation & Announce Partnership

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Connected Nation & Announce Partnership

National nonprofit working for broadband expansion joins forces with nation’s top website featuring youth sports

Youth sports have always been a cornerstone of communities across our nation -- families, friends, and neighbors united in cheering on the young talent.  That is why Connected Nation is proud to announce our new partnership with -- a company that helps promote and strengthen the passion for youth supports through the innovative use of broadband.

Jim Host, chairman and CEO of said of the new partnership: “I have always been impressed with the direction and leadership of Connected Nation - we are delighted to have them as part of our team.” provides schools, colleges, and other youth-related organizations with free web tools and video streaming. Students, coaches, alumni, boosters, and other supporters can easily connect with other athletes and teams at a local, state, and national level. is the No. 1 website in the country with live streaming of youth activities with more than 6,600 active schools and 24,000 users from the US and around the world.

The partnership with Connected Nation will allow both organizations to excel in their shared ambition to connect more schools, businesses, communities, and families through innovative broadband use and adoption.

Fort Myers High School, one of the largest schools in Florida, is using to broadcast its 2011-2012 boys' basketball season. Today for the first time, fans, family, and college recruiters can capture the Pre-Season Tip-off Classic vs. Coral Gables LIVE here: The game starts at 7:30 p.m. EST.

We encourage you to check out the game and support our new partners. If you would like to get your school connected through’s free, web streaming portal contact us at  For more information on upcoming events, partnerships, and broadband news, be sure to Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter today.

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