More info on MN Broadband grants in St. Louis, Carlton, and Cass Counties

Business North reports on local border to border grants recipients in their area…

Consolidated Telephone Company (CTC) was one of the grant recipients, receiving $4,857,030 in funding.

It will be combined with an equal amount in matching funds from CTC, Cass County, City of Cloquet,

City of Rice Lake, MN, Gnesen Township, and Sylvan Township. When successfully completed, the nearly $10 million project will provide internet services – with speeds of up to 1Gig – to over 1,800 homes and businesses in portions of St. Louis, Carlton, and Cass counties.

“We’re incredibly excited about this award and the partnership that it represents,” said Kristi Westbrock, CEO and general manager at CTC. “This project will be instrumental for families and businesses as well as for future economic growth in these communities. We look forward to providing everyone with fast, reliable internet and top-notch local customer service for years to come.”

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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