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Crawford County recognized for planning for broadband communication

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 9:55 AM EDT

Antennas on existing towers and tall structures, medium sized towers and more fiber optic cable could be coming to Crawford County to enhance access to broadband technology to assist with economic development, tourism and personal use.

Connect Michigan recognized Crawford County last week as a connected community for adopting a technology plan for increased access to broadband communication. The county was the 14th in the State of Michigan and 50th in the nation to obtain the certification.

As the designated entity for broadband mapping and planning in the state of Michigan, Connect Michigan is a public-private partnership formed between the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) and Connected Nation to work with local governments, businesses and citizens with the goal of increasing broadband service in the state’s underserved areas.

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Podcast: July 2, 2011

Gary Baker,                Ed Rudel,                 Cal Carson,            Erik Anderson

Show Notes:

On Thursday, June 30, the Michigan Public Service Commission and its partner, Connect Michigan released a  new and in-depth report on Michigan’s broadband development and rate of adoption.  Phillip Brown, from Connected Nation will join Gary Baker and the guys to talk about the state of broadband deployment in Michigan and the vital role it plays in the Renaissance of this Great Lake State.

Erik Anderson has The Mac Minute to report on all the dust up over Apple’s new video editing platform Final Cut Pro X.

Most importantly there will be lots of time for you to get your questions answered about your computer on this holiday weekend show.

Podcast: July 2, 2011 – Hour 1
Podcast: July 2, 2011 – Hour 1

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Podcast: July 24, 2010

Tune in this weekend for some special guest hosts and a whole bunch of unique topics.  Foster Braun is joined by a special crew of experts: Vince Chmielewski, owner of  VC Web Design, Kurt Hines, guest tech expert and IT specialist, Rachel Kelly, a specialist in Social Networking and Meaghan McCann who is an expert in AdWords/AdSense.  Guests include: Stephen Clark, news anchor for WXYZ-TV (ABC) to talk about tweeting during the newscasts and Brian Mefford, CEO of Connected Nation to talk about Connect Michigan their new interactive map of broadband coverage in Michigan.  And as always Erik Anderson brings us the latest Apple news with The Mac Minute.

The second hour of the program is all about finding answers to your computer questions.

Show Links: Irfanview:  Classic, free application (PC only) that handles just about every/or audio or video file type developed by Austrian Irfan Skiljian.

Podcast: Stephen Clark, News anchorman, WXYZ-TV, Detroit
Podcast: Brian Mefford, Connected Nation
Podcast: July 24, 2010 – Hour 1
Podcast: July 24, 2010 – Hour 2

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