Broadband

We work to support communities to accelerate broadband access, increase adoption, improve digital literacy, and reduce digital inequities.

Access to broadband is an increasingly important issue for economic well-being. Broadband is linked to better business performance, farm profits, and enhanced opportunities for entrepreneurship. It is also linked to higher home values, higher educational outcomes at both the grade school and high school levels, improvement in health outcomes, and leads to higher worker productivity. Despite these benefits, access to high-quality broadband is limited in many communities throughout Wisconsin.


Broadband Access

View our research and educational programming on broadband access.

Broadband Adoption

Find out what resources we can offer to support local broadband adoption.


Digital Inclusion

Learn more about our work and how we strive to support that all Wisconsinites to have the information technology capacity to fully participate in society.


Our Work

Reading Your Broadband Bill
Wisconsin Broadband Summit
Broadband and the Wisconsin Economy
Screenshot of a zoom meeting with the title Broadband Expansion Grant Program on screen
Broadband Expansion in Wisconsin
WIndicators Volume 3, Number 2: Broadband in Economic Development
April 8, 2020 Lunch N Learn: Broadband in Rural Economic Development

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Apply Now – Community Economic Analysis for Rural Wisconsin Communities
Employee Ownership: A Business Succession and Retention Strategy
Research: Broadband Drives Growth in Women-led Rural Entrepreneurship
Wisconsin Broadband Summit
Rural Broadband Speeds and Business Startup Rates
Expanding Broadband Access in Iowa County

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