Leelanau County is looking to increase residents’ access to high speed internet.
Officials say over half of Leelanau County does not have access to high speed internet. Continue reading
More than 180,000 homes in Michigan will be connected with broadband over the next six years.
The Federal Communications Commission created the Connect America Fund to to expand internet access across the country. Continue reading
Gladwin county officials said the county has struggled with internet access barriers for years. Now they have been awarded the latest Michigan certified connected status.
The status means the county met internet access goals and offers a variety of service providers to 95 percent of the county.
Officials said even though Gladwin is certified, they will keep improving broadband access. They said they are working on overcoming physical barriers like valleys and a scattered population. Continue reading
The state Senate has approved legislation that would require internet retailers such as Amazon.com to collect a six-percent tax on all sales to people in Michigan. Continue reading
Today, Ogemaw county joined a group of what’s called “connected” communities. Continue reading
It could soon be easier for phone companies to end traditional landline service in Michigan.