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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An NTUA crew member begins stringing cable on network poles in New Mexico. Navajo Tribal Utility Authority

In April 2011, the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) began construction on more than 110...

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