Featured Project: Broadband Expansion

October 18, 2022

Iosco County is proud to have partnered with Develop Iosco Inc. to work to bring broadband expansion to the unserved and underserved areas within Iosco County. Our Controller, Jamie Carruthers-Soboleski, is co-chair along with Gloria Brooks from Develop Iosco Inc. of the Broadband Advisory Committee. The Iosco County Board of Commissioners approved spending $45,000 from the American Rescue Plan Federal Funds to hire DCS Technology Design LLC to develop an RFP for a rural broadband expansion public private partnership for internet service providers that will be necessary in order to bring Federal Funding to Iosco County for this project. This Federal funding (ReConnect – Eligible Entities – BEAD) is estimated to be between 1.5 and 2 billion dollars for the State of Michigan. However, the experts in the field do not believe it will be enough to service all the underserved areas in Michigan. That is why Iosco County and Develop Iosco are proud to be working hard to hopefully bring some of this funding to our area.

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