Becker County Broadband 2014 Update: Tourism destinations need broadband to attract visitors

In November, Connect Minnesota released their final report on broadband availability. Here is how Becker County stacked up: Household Density: 9.2% Number of Households: 13,224 Percentage serviced (without mobile): 59.68% Percentage serviced (with mobile): 59.68% Becker ranks at 61 (out … Continue reading

FCC Commits Over $1.2B in First Emergency Connectivity Funding Wave ($19M in MN)

The FCC reports… The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it is committing $1,203,107,496.88 for 3,040 schools, 260 libraries, and 24 consortia that applied for support from the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund Program.  This first wave of funding commitments … Continue reading