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The Latest in the Broadband Universe

Stay up to date on the latest news for both the State of Michigan and Nationwide

March 2024

Digital Equity Plan Draft

MIHI will soon release Michigan's draft and open it up for public comment.  Read More

FCC will require ISPs to provide broadband "nutritional" labels

2023 Michigan BEAD Summit

Our own Chris Scharrer joins as a panelist among other experts on Michigan's digital future. Read More

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Washtenaw County Broadband Efforts

Fact Check: This article is included here to commend Leelanau County Board of Commissioners and the Leelanau Internet Futures Team (LIFT) for their progressive work in getting Broadband to their county.  But claims in this article are misleading; Connected Nation, Michigan had no involvement with the survey in May 2021 or the presentation of it in September of 2021.  DCS Technology Design proposed and conducted the physical survey (click here for the full results), and presented the data in September that defined the agreement with Point Broadband. DCS was also the lead with the LIFT committee that developed the subsequent planning cited in the article and continues to lead this project now in its construction phase.                                                                                                   Chris Scharrer, Founder and CEO of DCS Technology Design, "We're Flattered!!"

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DCS In The News

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