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Broadband – two Americas

In rural America, only 60 percent of households use broadband Internet service, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Commerce. That is 10 percent less than urban households. Over all, 28 percent of Americans do not use … Continue reading

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Grand Vision features broadband

The Grand Vision selected an ER-BAM publication to put on its Web site. Originally published as BROADBAND: Widely Used Term, Used Wisely by Thomas Stephenson, Director of Communications, Elk Rapids Broadband Area Maximization (ER-BAM). Reprinted with permission from ER-BAM and … Continue reading

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Broadband explained

Thomas Stephenson, Director of Communications for ER-BAM offers this explanation of the term broadband. Here is the intro  with a link to the entire article. When people start discussing broadband, one of the questions that keep popping up is “What … Continue reading

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Technology meeting goes local

In September, while a group of technology experts from the Michigan Public Service Commission, were in Traverse City, they visited Cherry Capital (CCC) of Elk Rapids to discuss broadband technology. While in the area the group had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Stabenow supports ER-BAM

State Senator Debbie Stabenow has written an important letter of support for ER-BAM’s program to bring affordable high-speed broadband to our area.   Source: Stabenow Letter ER-BAM is still in the running for a federal grant to fund its broadband … Continue reading

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