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Michigan Residential Broadband Adoption Tops National Average

The broadband advocacy organization Connect Michigan Tuesday released new data showing that broadband adoption in Michigan is now above the national average, with 79 percent of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 67 percent in 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

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Connect Michigan Data Says Broadband Critical For Home Business Success

New data released Wednesday by Connect Michigan today shows that home-based businesses are more likely than other businesses in the state to use the Internet to buy products and services, research how to make their businesses more efficient, and interact with government offices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

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Connect Michigan: Online Sales Generate $28 Billion A Year For Michigan Businesses

Online sales generate $28 billion a year for businesses in Michigan, according to the 2013 Business Technology Survey released Tuesday by Connect Michigan, the broadband adoption promotion group.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2013

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Marking GIS Day, Connect Michigan Releases New Broadband Availability Data

To support GIS Day, Connect Michigan announced new broadband data showing the broadband availability gap is declining.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2013

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Clare County Certified in Connected Community Engagement Program

Connect Michigan applauds the efforts of Clare County for achieving certification under Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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Michigan Broadband Conference Connects A Big Crowd

The 2013 Michigan Broadband Conference at the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University in Lansing drew more than 300 attendees and another 150 via Livestream Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2013

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Michigan Broadband Hero Awards To Be Announced At Broadband Conference

On Thursday, Oct. 24, Connect Michigan and the Library of Michigan are hosting the 2013 Michigan Broadband Conference at the Kellogg Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, beginning at 9 a.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

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Mecosta County Earns Certification As A Connected Community

Mecosta County will become the latest Michigan county to earn the designation “Connected Community” under the Connect Michigan initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

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Livingston, Ogemaw Counties Launch Broadband Plans

Thursday, Sept. 19, during the annual Livingston County Economic Development meeting, Livingston County will be certified as a “Connected” community. County representatives will release a Technology Action Plan that will include results of an assessment undertaken by the county.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2013

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Michigan Home Broadband Adoption: More Work To Be Done

Turns out there are a variety of reasons to say no to broadband Internet access in the home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2013

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