TDS wins broadband funds for the Town of Vermont in Wis.
The funding will impact more than 300 addresses in the Town of Vermont.
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) has awarded TDS Telecom (TDS®) funding to expand broadband service in Wisconsin. The funding will impact more than 300 addresses in the Town of Vermont.
The following statement can be attributed to Drew Petersen, vice president of External Affairs and Corporate Communications at TDS Telecom:
“TDS is thrilled to be receiving targeted state support to improve and strengthen our customers’ broadband connectivity in the Town of Vermont. Our customers have been clamoring for improvement and will be the true beneficiary of this grant, which will ensure better, faster and more reliable internet service.
“This type of public-private partnership stimulates economic development and educational enrichment. As part of the PSCW’s announcement, TDS will receive about half of the $583,000 needed to build out service in the township. Through this grant, TDS will receive $285,917 to deliver internet speeds up to 25 Mbps to more than 300 currently underserved households.
“We look forward to breaking ground and completing this project on time and on budget. Before we can start, however, the PSCW must submit official notification to us. Then, we’ll review and formally accept the grant funding — and complete the work within two years.”