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Richland County to be Recognized as America’s First Certified Connected Capital Community

By CSC Staff

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, from 1 – 5 p.m. Richland County Council, Richland County Information Technology Department, Richland County Economic Development, Connect South Carolina, City of Columbia, University of South Carolina, South Carolina Lt. Governor’s Office on Aging, IT-oLogy, county and municipal officials, broadband service providers, information technology professionals, and the public will join together to celebrate Richland County being recognized as America’s first certified Connected capital community.  The announcement and presentation will be part of Connections 2015.

Connect South Carolina, in collaboration with IT-oLogy, will be presenting its annual summit - Connections 2015 - to highlight the impact of broadband on the state of South Carolina. At the event, there will be an award ceremony at 4 p.m. to announce Richland County as a certified Connected community and release its Technology Action Plan. The Connected Community Engagement Program is designed to grow the local economy and improve quality of life in Richland County through improved access, adoption, and use of broadband.

Please join us!

USC’s Darla Moore School of Business, DMSB 123, 1014 Greene St, Columbia, SC 29208

Parking: USC Discovery Parking Garage, Corner of College St. and Park St.

Register for the event below.

To learn more about the Connected Community Engagement Program, visit our website at



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