Digital Inclusion Week: Leaving No One Out of a Connected Nation

Bowling Green, Ky. (May 8, 2017) – Digital Inclusion Week runs from May 8 to May 13. The week is meant to raise awareness that all individuals and communities, including the most disadvantaged, must have access to technologies that can improve their quality of life. For Connected Nation (CN), that means ensuring that no family, individual, or business is left …

Press Release: Mecosta County’s Broadband Initiative

Mecosta County, MI. (April 25, 2017) – Ten minutes is all it takes for you to help us better connect Mecosta County. The Mecosta County Broadband Committee has partnered with Connected Nation’s community engagement program, Connected, to come up with a plan to improve everyone’s access to high speed Internet. We’re asking agriculture county residents, local town residents, businesses, librarians, …

New Data Mapping Should Lead to Improved Broadband Services

April 1, 2017 The Sault St. Marie Evening News If information is power, the quest to improve and expand internet access in the Eastern Upper Peninsula just got an important jolt, thanks to the compiled and mapped results of a broadband survey by the Eastern Upper Peninsula Regional Planning and Development Commission (EUPRPDC). Over a period of months in 2016, …

Kent County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Connect Michigan applauds the efforts of Kent County, Michigan, for achieving certification under Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program. Today, Connect Michigan presented Kent County’s certification and its Technology Action Plan at a meeting of Kent County Township Supervisors, City Mayors, and other officials. The release of this plan follows months of extensive analysis of the community’s broadband and technology …

Kent County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Sunday, February 12, 2017 Assessment results and Technology Action Plan presented Download the Technology Action Plan Connect Michigan applauds the efforts of Kent County, Michigan, for achieving certification under Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program. Today, Connect Michigan presented Kent County’s certification and its Technology Action Plan at a meeting of Kent County Township Supervisors, City Mayors, and other officials. …

Montcalm County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Technology Action Plan and priority goals presented Connect Michigan applauds the efforts of Montcalm County, Michigan, for achieving certification under Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program. On Wednesday, January 18, Connect Michigan presented Montcalm County’s certification and its Technology Action Plan before the Montcalm Economic Alliance organization. The release of this plan follows months of extensive …

Press Release: Alcona County Releases Technology Action Plan to Advance Community Connectivity

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Today, the Alcona County Commissioners, Leadership Alcona, and Connect Michigan have released a Technology Action Plan for Alcona County, Michigan. The release of this plan follows months of extensive analysis of the community’s broadband and technology standing and consideration of its technology goals. The Technology Action Plan gives step-by-step action items to ensure Alcona County reaches …

Mason County Recognized As A Certified Connected Community

Friday, July 22, 2016 9&10 News, Northern Michigan | July 19, 2016 | By Megan Atwood Northern Michigan’s Mason County has been recognized as a “certified connected community.” Being a connected community certifies that mason county is taking action with technology–making them cutting edge in a rural community. This certification places the county in a top 20% of the 64 …

Iosco County Releases Technology Action Plan to Advance Community Connectivity

Thursday, July 14, 2016 Iosco County, MI – Today, the Develop Iosco Technology Team and Connect Michigan have released a Technology Action Plan for Iosco County, Michigan. The release of this plan follows months of extensive analysis of the community’s broadband and technology standing and understanding its technology goals. The Technology Action Plan gives step-by-step action items to ensure Iosco …

Newaygo County Recognized as Certified Connected Community

Newaygo County becomes a Connected certified community before County Commissioners, County releases Technology Action Plan Newaygo County, MI – Today, the Newaygo County Technology Planning Team and Connect Michigan present Newaygo County, Michigan, as a certified Connected community and release its Technology Action Plan before the County Commissioners. “Broadband Internet is crucial to education and commerce,” shared Jon Schneider, Newaygo …