WEDC to support broadband testing in rural Wisconsin

27 Jul 2023


The North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (NCWRPC) is receiving nearly $81,000 in a Capacity Building Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to collect and analyze data on broadband access in the state.

The Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Access last year found that a lack of data on broadband access is a major barrier to fair and equitable internet access for communities across Wisconsin. Through this grant, the NCWRPC will be partnering with Breaking Point Solutions, a broadband analysis company, to track broadband access, speed, quality and cost in all 72 of Wisconsin’s counties.

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