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A Look Inside America's Digital Divide: Niles, Michigan & South Bend, Indiana

When we looked into the mobile experience of each city to find indicators of a digital divide, we saw that Niles, Michigan had an average of 90% poor or no signal readings while South Bend, Indiana had an average of just 28%.

The distance between these two cities is only 10 miles (16 kilometers) but in Niles, Michigan there are 3X more poor signals (as a percentage of total signals) than there are in South Bend, Indiana.


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Millions of app users globally have contributed more than 3 trillion network performance measurements.

How does the Network Cell Info community help bridge the digital divide? We provide the No Signal Data back to Mobile Network Operators for free.

Download the free M2Catalyst app, Network Cell Info Lite to submit network performance data in your area.

M2Catalyst reports the no-signal readings (dead zones) to MNOs for free. If you work for an MNO, please contact via our form at

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