Residents ask township to pursue faster Internet
In 2016, with high-speed Internet access essential to more and more at-home workers and students’ learning, is Saugatuck Township underserved?
Yes, said several residents said at the May 3 township board meeting. They noted Frontier Communications—the rural area’s only service provider, via DSL wired through a telephone line—offers a top speed of 5 megabytes per second, often dropping on weekends and after 5 p.m. and on weekends to fewer than 2mbps. That’s maddeningly slow for their modern uses.
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