By Melanie Palmer, ABC 10 News
“NMU is going to do a good job with that and we also have great local providers too. We have a lot of small, independent telephone companies that also have the broadband. The one thing it always comes down to for the people is the cost. We have a lot of people in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that just don’t have the income, they may be able to afford the internet but it’s always buying that equipment,” said State Representative, Scott Dianda.
Dianda is currently hosting a number of different listening town halls across the U.P. Since internet access currently can be difficult for some constituents in the area, Dianda is hoping to find out any prevalent issues from these people that he might need to bring to Lansing.