GRAND RAPIDS – Problems with Michigan’s infrastructure go beyond deteriorating roads and bridges.

Michigan also ranks poorly — 42nd among the 50 states — in terms of digital connectivity, according to an annual report on entrepreneurship in the state.

The scorecard issued annually by Michigan Celebrates Small Business and the Small Business Association of Michigan ranks the state 28th in the U.S. in broadband connections, 33rd in broadband coverage based on high-speed internet providers per 100,000 residents, and 43rd in next generation internet.

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