PSC Chair Rebecca Cameron Valcq says about 650,000 Wisconsin residents still lack access to broadband infrastructure and a similar number can’t afford it.

Appearing yesterday in a WisconsinEye interview, Valcq provided an update on Wisconsin’s efforts to expand broadband access to more state residents. Since 2019, the state has invested nearly $200 million to connect about 300,000 more residents and businesses, she said.

Despite that progress being made, the latest estimate of residents lacking broadband is higher now than last year, when state officials estimated about 400,000 residents didn’t have access to high-speed broadband internet.

Click here to read the full article.