Category Archives: Announcements

Broadband Across Texas Week Excites Technology Leaders

Texas Connects Coalition Promotes Digital Literacy through Week of Activities HOUSTON  – The Texas Connects Coalition (TXC2), a partnership between digital literacy nonprofits Austin Free-Net and Technology For All, invites all Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) recipients in Texas to join a … Continue reading

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The Texas Connects Coalition reaches significant computing milestones and is celebrating with Open Houses

Austin Free-Net and Technology For All, partners in the Texas Connects Coalition (TXC2), achieved a major milestone recently byserving one million users at free Public Computer Centers across the state. “We could not reach this milestone without the inspiring work … Continue reading

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Voices From the Lab: “Broadband Across Texas Week” Is a HIT at AFN

Joining our partners within Texas Connects Coalition to create a week dedicated solely to the purpose of ensuring Texans know about how to gain access to computer education and the Internet, Austin Free-Net began “Broadband Across Texas Week” with excitement … Continue reading

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Texas Connects Coalition Announces Skype Free Video Calling Around the World at Bastrop Public Library

Texans Invited to Learn. Click. Do. SMITHVILLE – July 23, 2012 – The Texas Connects Coalition (TXC2) announced today that Skype free video calling is coming to the Bastrop Public Library. TXC2 is sponsoring a community open house with refreshments … Continue reading

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TXC2 Announces “Broadband Across Texas Week”!

 TEXAS CONNECTS COALITION ANNOUNCES  “BROADBAND ACROSS TEXAS WEEK” Texans Are Invited to Learn. Click. Do. Champions of digital equality and literacy, Texas Connects Coalition (TXC2), proclaims July 30 through August 3 to be “Broadband Across Texas Week.”  A nonprofit partnership … Continue reading

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Austin Free-Net Expands Reach with Goodwill Industries of Central Texas Partnership

 Austin Free-Net (AFN) is providing new computer stations to five greater Austin-area Goodwill Industries of Central Texas locations. These computer stations will allow Goodwill’s clients to search for and obtain work!

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The Right Click – April 2012 Austin Free-Net

Please enjoy the wonderful monthly newsletter from Austin Free-Net, The Right Click. http://www.austinfree.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/The-Right-Click-April-2012-Newsletter.pdf

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Bastrop Computer Classes See Growth in Size, Offerings

Recent free computer literacy classes are having a very positive impact on the Central Texas community of Bastrop, notes Bastrop Public Library Assistant Director Sheilah Kosco. The library recently received new computers, software, and training through the Texas Connects Coalition … Continue reading

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New La Grange Computers Lead to Less Waiting, More Use

Fayette Public Library Director Kathy Carter is excited about three recent additions at her facility. In December 2011, Texas Connects Coalition member Technology For All (TFA) installed new computers and software at the La Grange, Texas location. The new hardware … Continue reading

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New Computers Bring Shorter Lines and More Users to Madison County Library

Madison County Library Director Veronica Grooms has seen several positive changes since the library received new computers last summer. “The waiting list is down, a lot,” she said in a recent interview.

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