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Blog // Connect Michigan

Mobile Broadband Internet Offers Enhanced Office Options for Business Executives

By Wil Payton

As early as the days when the Ford Model T traveled the roads, businessmen have been a target market for the auto industry. In the new millennium, Howard Becker has targeted a decidedly upscale business clientele by turning cars and vans into luxurious mobile offices. Technology has significantly impacted how these types of vehicles are built and used. Below is a segment from The New York Times that gives details on the Private Office on the Highway: In the last year and a half, advances in mobile broadband Internet have “driven business to us in droves,” said Mr. Becker, whose company, Becker Automotive Design in Oxnard, Calif., charges $...

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One Percent of Mobile Users Consume Half of World’s Bandwidth

By Wil Payton

Smart phones, tablets, and a growing public appetite for online content, are increasing the need for broadband speed, and for more bandwidth. The proliferation of hand-held computers has impacted the digital ecosystem in two significant ways—it has created a more diverse user population and it has raised the level of mobile data utilization to a point where this segment now consumes 90 percent of wireless bandwidth. Yet, with only 1% of mobile users consuming half of the world’s bandwidth, it is clear that there is still much work to be done to continue bridging the digital divide. Below is an excerpt from a New York Times article that...

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