Connected Nation's Podcast

A Simple Way to Expand Internet Access in Your Community

June 24, 2020 Jessica Denson Season 1 Episode 13
Connected Nation's Podcast
A Simple Way to Expand Internet Access in Your Community
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Connected Nation's Podcast
A Simple Way to Expand Internet Access in Your Community
Jun 24, 2020 Season 1 Episode 13
Jessica Denson

Right now, millions of Americans are struggling. COVID-19 closures forced workers into their homes and students out of the classroom. And there’s a looming problem with that—many of these individuals and families do not have the critical internet access they need.
 
On this episode of Connected Nation, we talk with those behind a new project in northern Michigan that’s tackling this problem head on – and HERE’S THE REALLY GOOD NEWS - it’s something that we can duplicate across the country.

Link referenced in podcast:
http://cngis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=0d69accbb5ff422a82eccc2c9101b69d

Learn more about the partnership between Portage Health Foundation and Baraga Telephone Company: https://connectednation.org/blog/2020/05/21/how-simple-effective-partnerships-are-connecting-rural-michiganders-to-the-internet/

Show Notes

Right now, millions of Americans are struggling. COVID-19 closures forced workers into their homes and students out of the classroom. And there’s a looming problem with that—many of these individuals and families do not have the critical internet access they need.
 
On this episode of Connected Nation, we talk with those behind a new project in northern Michigan that’s tackling this problem head on – and HERE’S THE REALLY GOOD NEWS - it’s something that we can duplicate across the country.

Link referenced in podcast:
http://cngis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=0d69accbb5ff422a82eccc2c9101b69d

Learn more about the partnership between Portage Health Foundation and Baraga Telephone Company: https://connectednation.org/blog/2020/05/21/how-simple-effective-partnerships-are-connecting-rural-michiganders-to-the-internet/