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Mobile Broadband

Report Shows How Michiganders Use Mobile Broadband to Access the Internet

Mobile broadband gives users the freedom to access the Web while not being tethered to a desk. This ability to access music, news, and social networking tools is attracting many new converts, as a growing number of Americans go online with their smartphones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

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Connect Michigan Finds Broadband Availability Improving

New research unveiled Tuesday by Connect Michigan shows that the broadband availability gap in Michigan is shrinking, with 96.45 percent of Michigan residents now having access to fixed broadband speeds of 3 megabits per second on the download side and 768 Kbps upload.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

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Connect Michigan Study: Broadband In School Boosts Test Scores

Broadband and e-learning applications expand educators’ instructional capabilities and boost students’ research and interactive opportunities — as well as their test scores.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2012

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Charlevoix County To Get Certification As Connected Community

On Wednesday, Aug. 22, Charlevoix County will receive the nation’s first certification as a “connected community” from Connected Nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

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St. Clair County Embraces the Connected Community Program

St. Clair County leaders have enrolled their community in an innovative program that seeks to boost the local economy and quality of life for residents though increased access, adoption, and use of broadband.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

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Connect Michigan Releases Small Business Technology Report

A new report from the broadband advocacy group Connect Michigan indicates that Michigan small buisnesses that use broadband have revenues three times small businesses that don’t.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

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Connect Michigan Business Survey Shows Economic Benefits Of Broadband

Connect Michigan Thursday released a comprehensive report detailing the key role broadband plays in business performance and the implications for a continuing economic recovery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

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Connect Michigan Unveils New Broadband Mapping Tool

Connect Michigan Monday unveiled an innovative new broadband mapping tool offering unmatched views of Michigan’s technology landscape.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

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State Ag Officials Back Rural Broadband, Connect Michigan

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development has formally expressed support for the growing movement to boost broadband capacity and adoption throughout rural Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2012

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Connect Michigan Releases Teleworking Report

Connect Michigan, the state’s official broadband organization, is out with a new report on the growth of teleworking in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2012