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Chippewa, Luce, Mackinac Counties Launch Technology Action PlansLeaders of Mackinac, Luce, and Chippewa counties in the eastern Upper Peninsula are implementing action plans to increase broadband access, adoption, and use in the area.
Michigan Boost In Broadband Adoption Good For State Economy: New ReportTuesday, in conjunction with the 2013 Governor’s Economic Summit, Connect Michigan is releasing a report on Broadband’s Economic Impact in Michigan. Broadband access and adoption helps fuel the economy. Michigan residents conduct $17.1 million in online transactions with Michigan businesses and spend nearly $1.1 billion in online sales with these businesses annually.
UP Town Gets Broadband ServiceMadison, Wis.-based TDS Telecommunications Corp. saiid Thursday that its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus-funded broadband Internet project in Chatham, Mich. is now accessible to nearly everyone living in the area.
Connect Michigan Study: Broadband In School Boosts Test ScoresBroadband and e-learning applications expand educators’ instructional capabilities and boost students’ research and interactive opportunities -- as well as their test scores.
Connect Michigan Says Broadband Availability Edges Up
Air Advantage Launches Fiber Optic Cable Installations In Michigan ThumbAir Advantage is bringing fiber optic cable to huge portions of Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola counties in the first phase of a massive effort to bring unlimited bandwidth to some of the most remote areas of Michigan.
AT&T Expands Mobile Internet Wireless Capacity In Oakland, MacombCustomers in seven Oakland County communities and three Macomb County communities are expected to experience improved mobile Internet coverage and voice performance as a result of continued investment and innovation by AT&T.
Mackinac Bridge Part Of Broadband Expansion PlanThe Mackinac Bridge connecting Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas will be a key part of a plan to expand Internet service in the state.
Clare County First in State to Join Innovative Broadband Expansion EffortClare 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.
Connect Michigan: Over One-Third Of Michigan Residents Lack BroadbandConnect Michigan, the Michgian affiliate of the national broadband access organization Connected Nation, released a survey Monday showing that 39 percent of Michigan residents are still not using broadband at home.