Connect Michigan Releases Report on Broadband Access and Consumer Technology Habits

67 percent of Michigan residents subscribe to broadband, while 82 percent have a home computer Lansing, MI. (June 30, 2011) – Connect Michigan, in partnership with the Michigan Public Service Commission, today released a new broadband planning report bringing the state one step closer to closing the digital divide. This report — an assessment of the state’s broadband landscape — …

Media Advisory: Connect Michigan, Michigan Public Service Commission to Release Broadband Development and Adoption Report

Lansing, MI. (June 30, 2011) – The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) and its partner, Connect Michigan, will release a new and in-depth report on Michigan’s broadband development and rate of adoption. This report will serve as a planning tool for future broadband expansion activities. Connect Michigan and the MPSC will host a webinar to present the report findings and …

Connect Alaska Releases New Broadband and Business Report

Statewide survey estimates nearly 6,000 Alaska businesses remain unconnected Anchorage, AL.(June 27, 2011) — A new report by Connect Alaska reveals that even in today’s wired world, there is still much work to be done to connect Alaska businesses to the global economy. The newly released Business Technology Assessment study took an in-depth look at broadband use across all sectors …

Mobile Shopping: Changing How We Shop?

(June 27 2011) – online shopping through a mobile device generated $3 billion, according to a NY Times blog about Forester Research’s new report. That report also projects the revenue generated by mobile shoppers to grow substantially over the next few years. The report (“Mobile Commerce Forecast: 2011 To 2016”) forecasts that five years from now, $31 billion will be …

State Senator Joe Schiavoni Visits Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County Every Citizen Online Free Adult Computer-Training Class

Nearly 600 adults have already received free computer and Internet training through Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County locations Columbus, OH. (June 20, 2011) – On Saturday, June 18, State Senator Joe Schiavoni (D) of Ohio’s 33rd Senate District visited the Every Citizen Online free adult computer and Internet training class held at the Public Library of Youngstown and …

MPSC, Connect Michigan announce new effort to expand broadband opportunities in Michigan

River County, MI. (June 17, 2011) – Representatives of K-12 education, higher education, healthcare, non-profits, tourism, business, agriculture, government and broadband service providers have joined with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) and Connect Michigan to expand broadband’s availability and adoption in Michigan… Read more MPSC, Connect Michigan announce new effort to expand broadband opportunities in Michigan From the River …

Connect Michigan, MPSC Announce New Effort to Expand Broadband Opportunities in Michigan

Connect Michigan Collaborative Broadband Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting Lansing, MI. (June 16, 2011) — Today, Connect Michigan and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) convened the first Collaborative Broadband Committee (CBC) meeting, bringing together stakeholders from across the state. The CBC was established to maximize Michigan’s efforts to expand vital broadband in its communities. The CBC is a group of …

Connect Michigan, MPSC In New Push For Broadband

From CBS-Detroit: (June 16, 2011) – In a state where millions still don’t subscribe to broadband, a new effort is under way to expand access to the essential utility of the information age. Connect Michigan and the Michigan Public Service Commission convened the first Collaborative Broadband Committee meeting Thursday in Lansing… Read more from Connect Michigan, MPSC In New Push …