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Mower County

Table of goal data by year
Year Rank 100/20 Mbps
2021 #34 of 87 84.95%
2020 #41 of 87 79.03%
2019 #37 of 87 78.56%
2018 #79 of 87 23.31%
2017 #14 of 87 90.2%
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Rank: 35 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)

Mower County saw a great leap in access in 2019 and they have had steady growth since. They received a grant in the last round.

Mower County will benefit from a MN State Grant awarded in 2021:

  • KMTelecom – Rock Dell Southwest Fiber Build – GRANT $404,709 This last mile project will serve approximately 96 unserved households, 70 farms and five unserved businesses in rural Vernon Township in Dodge County and Sargeant Township in Mower County.

Projected allocation of American Recovery Project ARP funds in Mower is $7,769,778; broadband is one possible use.

Mower has some engaged providers in their area. They have received their first MN broadband grant. That might spark an interest in investing ARP funding on broadband. The opportunity is there; they are code yellow.

Past grants: none

Find more articles on broadband in Mower County (http://tinyurl.com/j9sr5gf)

Household Density

21.5

Number of Providers

12

As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED

Households with Device Access

Computer 87.9% %
statewide
Desktop or Laptop 71.9% %
statewide
Smartphone 8.3% %
statewide
Tablet 55% %
statewide
Other —% %
statewide

Has Worked with Blandin Foundation

No

Has Received MN Grant(s)

Yes

Government Districts

U.S. Congress: CD 1

MN Senate: 27

MN House: 27A, 27B

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