Learn, Build, Own

Meet people in our Michigan Internet network. Form Collaboration Hubs where you can learn how to build community owned Broadband Internet infrastructure.

We Are Seeking Partners

We are building a network of people in Michigan to achieve #InternetForAll

Partner

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We are seeking to partner with educational institutions and organizations. Let us know about how we can work together with your organization.


Learn

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We are coordinating with the soon to be launched Broadband Institute. The Institute is connecting teachers and learners in a P2P platform cooperative.


Build & Own

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We are connecting members who wish to form Collaboration Hubs and build their own infrastructure. Hubs may be geographical or interest focused.


Michigan Chapter Internet Society, Kickoff Meeting June 30, 2021
Broadband | Educational | Video

Michigan Chapter Internet Society, Kickoff Meeting June 30, 2021

#InternetForAll – Learn about how we can expand Broadband access in Michigan to become better, faster and cheaper than current approaches. This is the kick off meeting for the future Michigan Chapter of the Internet Society. Watch the presentation video below or open the slides. We can achieve #InternetForAll by turning Broadband into a commodity…

What Michigan can learn from Nebraska about Broadband
Broadband | Funding

What Michigan can learn from Nebraska about Broadband

Billions of dollars are now flowing for Broadband Internet. How will they be spent? Will we subsidize existing monopolies or support locally run infrastructure? In Nebraska, Althea has partnered with NetEquity and a middle mobile provider that has over 10,000 miles of fiber underground. Let’s think about whether Michigan could do something similar with a…

Washington post: Verizon wants your fish
Broadband | Finance

Washington post: Verizon wants your fish

We have been talking about the difference between giving people fish, teaching them to fish and changing the fishing industry. We are now witnessing Government programs giving out broadband fish while monopolistic corporations are calculating how they can get as much of the fish as possible for themselves. We need to change the industry. Perspective…