As he reacquaints himself with Wisconsin after three years of positioning himself as a presidential prospect in states such as Iowa and New Hampshire, Gov. Scott Walker traveled to rural northern Wisconsin. The governor announced a plan to expand broadband access for several communities, which was a good thing. Unfortunately, the plan comes very late, and with far fewer resources than if the governor was serious about developing the economy of Wisconsin.Read More »
By Chris Newmarker Dolan Media Can more bandwidth bring tech economy riches to cities such as Detroit Lakes, Pine City and Sandstone? That’s the hope as Hickory Tech’s Enventis subsidiary completes a 428-mile expansion of its Minnesota and western Wisconsin broadband ...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin schools and libraries will get increased broadband access paid for with federal stimulus money under a plan that has been approved by a legislative committee. The Legislature’s budget committee on Wednesday unanimously approved spending nearly ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Jim Doyle says federal stimulus money will help Wisconsin expand broadband telecommunications services to hundreds of schools and libraries. Doyle on Monday asked the Legislature’s budget committee to approve plans for adding fiber optic connections ...Read More »
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kenosha County has been chosen to possibly get free wireless broadband as early as December 2011. County Executives of America chose Kenosha along with 11 others in the nation to receive the first round of free ...Read More »
By JOELLE TESSLER AP Technology Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday will hand out the first $182 million of a $7.2 billion pot of stimulus money that will go toward building high-speed Internet networks and encouraging more ...Read More »