Stories tagged: "broadband"


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‘It’s Just a Hard-to-Imagine World’: Rural Michiganders Open up About Living Without Broadband

Some 400,000 rural households lack broadband internet in Michigan, creating a digital divide that harms their educational, economic, and interpersonal lives. Here is the plan to fix that.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is implementing a plan to ensure Michiganders have access to enough vaccine doses.
A New Government Office Will Focus on Connecting Broadband Across the State

Michiganders kept in the internet's slow lane due to access or affordability concerns now have a state office designed to help overcome those roadblocks.

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This New Plan Makes Broadband More Affordable for Michiganders. More Help Could be Coming.

A new federal program is helping struggling Michiganders get broadband connections by paying some of the cost.

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‘It Opened the World to Us’: Broadband Infrastructure Can Transform Rural Michigan Life

More than a million Michiganders don't have access to broadband internet. Here's what it's like to finally connect.

Michigan's latest task force aims to tackle the state's digital divide and find broadband solutions for households.
Internet Access Isn’t Optional. These Programs Aim to Connect Michiganders in Need.

Thanks to millions in grants and the launch of a new taskforce, fewer Michiganders will have to resort to library parking lots for free wifi access.

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6 in 10 Farmers Do Not Have Enough Internet​ Connectivity to Run Their Businesses

Reps. Joyce, Finkenauer renew commitment to expand broadband in rural America.