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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

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

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


Arialink To Connect Mid-Michigan Healthcare System With Fiber Optic Internet

Arialink, Mid-Michigan’s largest fiber optic service provider, has joined with the Memorial Healthcare Center to connect 10 rural health care centers and allow them to communicate with the community — and the world — at the speed of light.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2011

cell phone tower

Verizon Wireless Expans 4G In West Michgian

Verizon Wireless now provides 4G LTE coverage along I-96 from Grand Rapids to Grand Haven, and has greatly expanded coverage in the greater Grand Rapids area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2011


Merit Network Picks Fiber-Optic Builders For REACH-3MC II

Merit Network Inc. Wednesday announced the six Michigan-based contractors that will perform outside plant construction for Round 2 of Merit’s Rural, Education, Anchor, Community and Heathcare – Michigan Middle Mile Collaborative (REACH-3MC) broadband stimulus project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2011


Comcast Business Introduces 100 MBPS Internet Service In Michigan

Comcast Inc. is making its 100 Mbps high-speed Internet service available to businesses in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2011

AT&T To Expand Broadband Access In Michigan

With the explosion in the sale of personal wireless phones and devices, a growing challenge is developing enough high-speed bandwidth capacity to handle all of that increased cyber traffic.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2011

A Comcast remote control hams it up in front of a newly rebadged Xfinity truck. Comcast cable, data and phone services will now be sold underthe Xfinity brand name.

Comcast’s New Xfinity Promises 100 Mbps Home Internet

Comcast Corp. is changing the brand name under which it provides cable TV, data and phone services in Michigan to Xfinity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2011


Charter Launches Ultra60 Internet Service in Michigan

High-speed Internet just became faster with Charter’s introduction of 60Mbps Internet service in Michigan. This service level has been added to Charter’s existing Internet services, which the company says are faster than any other available […]


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Matt’s Gadgets: Verizon 4G Offers Tons Of Speed

I have seen the future, and it is 4G. And I don’t want to go back. Verizon Wireless has fired up its so-called 4G LTE, for Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution, network in parts of northern Wayne and Macomb counties, and I got a blazing fast sample Thursday at Verizon’s Novi store.