State officials have rolled out $43.2 million in new broadband grants, funding dozens of projects expanding access to high-speed internet in Wisconsin.

In a release yesterday, Gov. Tony Evers and the Public Service Commission announced the funding for 30 projects across the state. These efforts will expand broadband access for about 16,000 residential and business locations in Wisconsin, according to the announcement.

Evers notes the PSC has awarded grants to connect 410,000 homes and businesses with new or improved broadband services since 2019. The guv has now allocated more than $345 million in state and federal funding for this purpose.

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