University of Wisconsin System SBA

Building Community Capacity through Sustainable Broadband Adoption

The University of Wisconsin Extension (UWEX), a part of the University of Wisconsin System, has identified
five communities with significant need for improved broadband awareness, use, and capacity. The Building
Community Capacity Through Sustainable Broadband Adoption project intends to conduct a comprehensive and
targeted broadband adoption program in the Chippewa Valley, Menominee Nation, Platteville, Superior, and
Wausau that will benefit health care delivery, children and students, K-12 school districts, library systems,
universities, community colleges, one tribal college, technical colleges, and various organizations working with
vulnerable, low-income populations.

Total Award: 
$2,390,414
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BTOP in Action

Two students use loaner laptops at one of the project’s upgraded centers City of Milwaukee

The City of Milwaukee’s Connecting Milwaukee Communities project opened a new public computer...

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