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Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Marshall

April 2, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Searcy County Library in Marshall. One-hour classes will be held at 11 a.m. (Computer Basics) and 12 p.m. (Internet Basics) on April 14. There is a limit of 10 students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact the library at 870-448-2420.

Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Mt. Ida

April 2, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Montgomery County Library in Mt. Ida. One-hour classes will be held at 11 a.m. (Internet Basics), 12 p.m. (Facebook FAQ) and 1 p.m. (Smartphone FAQ) on April 10. There is a limit of five students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact Joann Whisenhunt at 870-867-3812.

Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Lake Village

April 2, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Lake Village Library. One-hour classes will be held at 11 a.m. (Computer and Internet FAQ), 12 p.m. (Computer Basics) and 1 p.m. (Internet Basics) on April 9. There is a limit of five students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact Judi Fava at 870-265-6116.

Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Charleston

April 2, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Charleston Public Library. One-hour classes will be held at 11 a.m. (Internet Basics), 12 p.m. (Staying Safe Online), and 1 p.m. (iPad Basics) on April 9. There is a limit of five students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact Misty Hawkins at 479-965-2605.

Free Adult Computer Class Scheduled for DeQueen

April 2, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that a free adult digital literacy class will be held at the Sevier County Library in De Queen. An Internet and Email Basics class will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on April 8. There is a limit of five students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the class, prospective students should contact Johnye Fisher at 870-584-4364.

Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Beebe

April 2, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Shepherd’s Center at First United Methodist in Beebe. One-hour class will be held at 10 a.m. (Email FAQ) and 11 a.m. (Facebook and Online Security FAQ). There is a limit of 10 students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact the center at 501-882-0243.

FirstNet Put to the Test

April 1, 2015
The following is an excerpt from an interesting article that involves an event that put FirstNet into action at a live event in Vail, CO. “The event in Vail was the 2015 International Ski Federation’s Alpine World Ski Championship, where Colorado public-safety agencies gathered to test drive the First Responder Network Authority’s (FirstNet) 700 MHz Band Class 14 Public Safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) Demonstration Network.” Read the full GCN article online. Social Media Twitter:  Twitter Facebook...

Demand Aggregation

April 1, 2015
Demand aggregation is the process of identifying a group of unserved residents and businesses who are interested in subscribing to high-speed Internet. The demand aggregation process is a vital first step when attempting to entice a broadband Internet Service Provider (ISP) into an unserved area. Social Media Twitter:  Twitter Facebook:  Facebook read more

Small Business Internet Survey Results

March 31, 2015
Connect Arkansas recently conducted a statewide study on businesses' Internet use. 

Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Batesville

March 31, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Independence County Library in Batesville. One-hour classes will be held at 11 a.m. (Computer Basics), 12 p.m. (Introduction to Excel), and 1 p.m. (Staying Safe Online) on April 7. There is a limit of five students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact the library at 870-793-8814.

Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Russellville

March 31, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Pope County Library in Russellville. One-hour classes will be held at 1:30 p.m. (Saving Money with Online Coupons) and 2:30 p.m. (Being Safe with Your Money Online) on April 6. There is a limit of five students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact the library at 479-968-4368.

Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Dover

March 31, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Dover Library. One-hour classes will be held at 10:30 a.m. (Saving Money with Online Coupons) and 11:30 a.m. (Being Safe with Your Money Online) on April 6. There is a limit of five students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact the library at 479-331-2173.

Free Adult Computer Class Scheduled for Beebe

March 31, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that a free adult digital literacy class will be held at the Shepherd’s Center at First United Methodist in Beebe. A Computer Basics class will be held from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on April 1. There is a limit of 10 students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the class, prospective students should contact the center at 501-882-0243.

Free Adult Computer Classes Scheduled for Magnolia

March 31, 2015
Connect Arkansas, a project of Arkansas Capital Corporation, today announced that free adult digital literacy classes will be held at the Columbia County Library in Magnolia. Classes will be held at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. (Internet and Email Basics) and 1 p.m. (Facebook FAQs) on April 1. There is a limit of five students per class, and each student is provided with a computer. To sign up for the classes, prospective students should contact the library at 870-234-1991.

How Technology Is Changing The Business

March 30, 2015
Do you remember Encyclopedias? No? What about video rental stores? It seems that a lot of traditional businesses have started to change their practices or face extinction. Social Media Twitter:  Twitter Facebook:  Facebook read more