MADISON, Wis. — In case you missed it, Governor Tony Evers announced last week that “the state will soon award $125 million in grants to expand broadband internet across Wisconsin.”

Gov. Evers is committed to providing high-speed and affordable internet access to every home and business in Wisconsin. That’s why Gov. Evers declared 2021 the “Year of Broadband Access” and made the largest single round investment in high-speed internet access in state history. During his first term, Gov. Evers has helped provide more than 300,000 homes and businesses with reliable, high-speed internet.

Read more below on how these latest grants will build on Gov. Evers work of expanding high-speed and affordable internet to every home and business in Wisconsin.

WPR: Wisconsin boosts broadband grants to $125M after record demand for funding

  • “‘I’m proud our work over the last three years is helping provide more than 300,000 homes and business(es) with reliable, high-quality internet, and the funding for this grant round will help us build on that good work so that students, workers, business owners, families, and communities can access the internet in every part of our state,’ Evers said in a statement.”

Wisconsin State Journal: Wisconsin to award record $125M in broadband grants this year; Tony Evers front-loads spending

  • “Wisconsin will hand out a record $125 million this year to help expand access to high-speed internet service, exhausting most of the funds set aside in the current two-year state budget.”

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