Connected Success Stories

We have already helped more than 350 communities through the Connectedsm program. Using analysis and planning, small towns have already established new business centers to support teleworkers (Harbor Spring, MI); urban areas have planned to address affordability challenges (Youngstown, OH); and regional groups have formed partnerships to expand service in rural areas (Clare County, MI). The following success stories and informational pieces provide more examples of how this program has helped transform communities and why access is so important:

November 7, 2017

Finding Funding, Getting Connected

Success Stories

Better broadband connectivity can transform a community—both rural and urban. It can help broaden the tax base by giving local businesses access to a global market and introduce new jobs through remote work opportunities. It provides a...