The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) announced the next round of recipients for the Broadband Expansion Grant Program.

March 29, 2021

Congratulations to organizations across the region on your most recent awards!

Hager Telecom d/b/a Bevcomm

Towns of Hartland and Trenton fiber project – $307,686

This project will build a Fiber-To-The-Premises (FTTP) service past 13 businesses and 155 residences in the Towns of Hartland and Trenton in Pierce County. This project area is immediately east of the FY 2020 Bevcomm Hager City grant project.

Midcontinent Communications

Ellsworth cable project – 83,169

This project will build a cable internet service past 5 businesses and 49 residential locations in two neighborhoods, one is west of Ellsworth in the Town of Trimbelle and the second is south of Ellsworth in the Town of Ellsworth. Both areas are in Pierce County.

Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services

Beldenville fiber project – $473,273

This project will build a Fiber-To-The Premises (FTTP) service past 13 businesses and 229 residential locations in the Town of River Falls in Pierce County.

Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services

Trimbelle fiber project – $316,189

This project will build a Fiber-To-The Premises (FTTP) service past 18 businesses and 294 residential locations in the Towns of Oak Grove, Trenton, and Trimbelle, in Pierce County.

Tri-County Communications Cooperative

Inc., Newcomb Valley fiber project – $151,100

This project will build a Fiber-To-The-Premises (FTTP) service past 1 business and 49 residences in the Town of Arcadia in Trempealeau County.

Vernon Communications Cooperative

Crawford County fiber project – $172,900

This project will build a Fiber To-The-Premises (FTTP) service past 8 businesses and 130 residences in the Village of Ferryville in Crawford County. This project would replace the DSL facilities constructed with the FY 2015 CenturyLink Ferryville Project.

Vernon Communications Cooperative

Vernon County Phase V fiber project – $395,415

This project will build a Fiber-To-The-Premises (FTTP) service past 17 businesses and 127 residences in the Towns of Freeman, Franklin, Jefferson and Viroqua, in Vernon County.

For more information on Broadband Expansion Grants, visit: https://psc.wi.gov/Pages/Programs/BroadbandGrants.aspx