Over $570M to be used for faster Internet in rural Wisconsin

More than $570 million in government subsidies will help expand faster Internet service in rural Wisconsin through 2020.

The money from the Federal Communications Commission’s Connect America Fund II program will be given to three telecom companies in an effort to expand service to about 230,000 Wisconsin households. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that CenturyLink Inc. will receive $330 million, Frontier Communications will be given $186 million and AT&T Inc. will get $54 million.

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