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Blog // Connect South Carolina

How Can Broadband Help Your Small Business?

By Erin Kleinlein

  Broadband is becoming an increasingly popular tool for businesses in the world today, but many small businesses feel it is unnecessary, too costly, or too complicated for their operations. Many improvements for a small business can come from simple mobile broadband or a limited data package. Those looking to expand their businesses or make life a little easier should consider the following benefits of having broadband for a small business.   You have a mobile office- your work can go anywhere you need to go! This is an important aspect for just about any business, but can be especially useful in industries of construction,...

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Greenwood County Completes Connected Community Broadband Assessment and Presents Technology Action Plan Today

By Erin Kleinlein

The Greenwood County Technology Engagement Team and Connect South Carolina are presenting Greenwood County’s Technology Action Plan today at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood this afternoon. The Greenwood County Community Engagement Team, led by the Greenwood Partnership Alliance, has been working with Connect South Carolina through the Connected Community Engagement Program to assess the local broadband landscape, identify gaps, and establish actionable goals and objectives to increase broadband access, adoption, and use for communities, families, organizations, and businesses throughout Greenwood County. Catalina Valencia, Greenwood...

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Technology Incubators in SC to Help Start-up Companies

By Erin Kleinlein

Charleston Digital Corridor A public-private partnership in Charleston is expanding to help startup technology companies. The Charleston Digital Corridor will open two new incubators to provide low-cost support for new companies. The incubators are designed to grow high-paying tech jobs. In the past 12 years, the corridor has worked with more than 50 companies that have created more than 200 jobs. 'Idea Nights' in Rock Hill A new program to help high-tech entrepreneurs is about to open its doors in Rock Hill. The Technology Incubator, backed by Clemson University, will soon be the second of its kind in South Carolina as a way to help fuel...

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Abbeville Community Kickoff Meeting for the Connected Community Engagement Program

By Erin Kleinlein

On June 19, officials and community leaders of Abbeville County and surrounding areas gathered at the Abbeville Community Kickoff Meeting for the Connected Community Engagement Program. Attendees included representatives from the City of Abbeville and the Town of Calhoun Falls. Others present were media, school district IT representatives, economic development representatives, and the County Director. There were also several companies represented from around the community. Attendees were given the opportunity to discuss the Connect South Carolina engagement goals and objectives for their community specifically.  The outlying...

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