Scott County uses CARES funding for fixed wireless broadband

Southwest News Media reports on Scott County using CARES funding to expand broadband to rural areas. Unfortunately, they don’t report actual (or advertised) speeds, although the provider’s site claims “speeds up to 30 times as fast as your current connection.” … Continue reading

Scott County Project gets MN State grant to serve part of Scott, Rice and Dakota Counties

The Belle Plaine Herald reports… Rep. Brian Pfarr, R-Le Sueur, announced that state funding is being awarded to expand broadband access in New Market and Cedar Lake townships. The award was issued through the state’s Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program, administered … Continue reading

Jackson County looking at state broadband grant – outside of potential LTD-claimed RDOF areas

The Jackson Pilot reports… The Jackson County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday heard from Federated Rural Electric regarding plans to apply for a state grant to expand broadband in rural northwest Jackson County. Federated General Manager Scott Reimer said the … Continue reading