Creating better economic & life opportunities by expanding access, adoption, & use of broadband.

Connected Nation Michigan, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Public Service Commission, and Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget, is working to ensure that all Michiganders can experience the benefits of broadband. The resources provided here are intended to improve the access, adoption, and use of broadband and connected technologies across every Michigan community in improve quality of life.


Bringing Health Care Home:
Telehealth Trends in Rural Michigan

This 2021 study builds upon groundbreaking research Connected Nation Michigan released just before the pandemic in late February 2020.

Click "learn more" to explore the key findings, new insights, and clear guidance this new study provides on how we can approach telehealth needs in rural America.

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Emergency Broadband
Benefit Program

Click the below link to learn more about the internet discount program.

You can also locate which Michigan internet service providers are offering the discount by heading to our interactive map here and clicking on the "Emergency Broadband Benefit" option.

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Keep Up With Us

Report: K-12 connectivity on the rise, but work still needed

"Even though this new data is encouraging, more action is needed to increase internet access & connectivity for students," - Emily Jordan, VP Connect K-12

All the details here: https://bit.ly/3K4sGDc

Gov. Whitmer creates Michigan Infrastructure Office

“Coordinating investments across infrastructure types will be critical to ensuring federal resources are spent efficiently," -Eric Frederick, Executive Director of #ConnectedNation Michigan

Read more: https://bit.ly/3fmxXbh

NEW REPORT: Connect K-12 report shows 59% of U.S. school districts now meet FCC internet connectivity benchmark

Progress is being made, but 28M students still attend schools lacking adequate broadband.

Read the story in @MCritical - https://bit.ly/3riPp5Z

Connect K-12 Report Shows 59% of U.S. School Districts Now Meet FCC Internet Connectivity Benchmark

Find out the key takeaways and the current school connectivity data for funding year 2021. Read here from @MCritical : https://bit.ly/3fD20vz #ConnectedNation

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