The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin awarded $28.4 million for 58 projects through its Broadband Expansion Grant program to expand high-speed broadband internet access to unserved and underserved locations in 44 counties. Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services was awarded $789,000. Ntera, LLC, a partnership between Chippewa Valley Electric Cooperative (Cornell, Wis.) and Citizens Connection (New Auburn, Wis.), was awarded over $757,000. Tech Com and Richland-Grant Telephone Cooperative, part of an ongoing collaboration with Richland Electric Cooperative (Richland Center, Wis.), also received significant grant support. Click here to read the full announcement.