Governor Tony Evers has brought high-quality, high-speed broadband to more than 300,000 Wisconsin homes and businesses.
Governor Tony Evers knows that connecting our communities and small businesses with high-speed broadband is critical for creating opportunities across Wisconsin.
He directed more than $100 million through federal pandemic aid to expand access to reliable, affordable, high-speed internet across our state. These funds alone—which included the largest single round of broadband funding in state history—are projected to give new or improved broadband access to more than 110,000 Wisconsinites in nearly 50,000 homes as well as almost 2,200 businesses.
In his next term, he is is pledging to improve access for an additional 300,000 homes and businesses.
Since Governor Evers took office in 2019, he has expanded high-speed internet access to over 387,000 homes and businesses, including Wisconsin farmers. As governor, Tony Evers has invested almost 15 times more into expanding high-speed internet than the prior four years combined.