Forest County Awarded PSC Broadband Grant

On March 19th, the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin awarded 72 Broadband Expansion grants for $24,000,000, including a grant to Forest County in the amount of $939,200.

According to the PSC website the Forest County project will build and equip 17 wireless transmission tower sites in Forest County. The project will also build an 11-mile Fiber to the Premises service along roads adjacent to Metonga Lake south of Crandon.  The combined project will build past 100 business and 1,695 residential locations.

For a full list of projects, please visit

https://psc.wi.gov/Documents/broadband/GrantApplicationsApprovedOnMarch19.pdf