More than 50 communities have broadband internet, and 3, families are enrolled, with new users ing up at a rate of about per month, as additional transmitters mosels online.
About 14 million people who live in rural areas of the United States still lack access to the main thoroughfare of cyberspace. That kept things affordable and compatible with existing computer equipment owned by the public. And so, the four families on that road would never see that service.
Rdge this winter, we need some insulation. Through the Educational Access Network, Northern Michigan University is providing high-speed internet service to many unserved and under-served areas of the Upper Peninsula.
The Netflix and all that stuff. When fully constructed, the network will provide educational broadband to 21, miles of rural communities,students and lifelong learners and six Native American communities, according to the university.
It has one traffic light, a blinking caution. Rock has town offices, a manufacturing firm, a credit union, a post office, a few churches, a couple of bars and not many homes. No market research is necessary to know it is not an optimal market for businesses desiring population density, tidge the providers of internet and cable services.
In a federal study, according to the university, 70 percent of U.