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Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

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

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

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

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

Charlevoix County Nation’s First ‘Connected’ Certified Community

Charlevoix County was recognized Wednesday as the first locale nationally to be certified as a “Connected” community under Connected Nation’s Connected community engagement program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

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

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

Connect Michigan Says Broadband Availability Edges Up

LANSING — New research unveiled Wednesday by Connect Michigan shows that the broadband availability gap in Michigan is shrinking, with 95.39 percent of Michigan residents now having access to fixed broadband speeds of 3 megabits […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012

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Clare County First in State to Join Innovative Broadband Expansion Effort

Clare County leaders have become the first in the state to enroll 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 950–11/14/2011

Connect Michigan Awarded $3 Million in Recovery Act Funding

The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration has awarded Connect Michigan approximately $3 million in additional funding, under the State Broadband Data and Development Grant Program, to further implement broadband initiatives over the […]

09/28/2010

Nonprofit Helps Fast Internet Reach Rural Leelanau

In Northern Michigan, Traverse City functions as the major commercial nexus for a seven-county area totaling 2,700 square miles. Yet residents in Cedar, only a few miles away, found themselves without access to high-speed Internet […]

08/24/2010

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