|2021||#45 of 87||78.49%|
|2020||#42 of 87||78.29%|
|2019||#38 of 87||78.42%|
|2018||#73 of 87||33.29%|
|2017||#38 of 87||54.54%|
Rank: 45 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)
Nicollet County saw great progress in 2019; they have been stagnant since then, but they have received a grant in the last round that might help spur more local attention.
Nicollet County will benefit from a MN State Grant awarded in 2021:
Nuvera Communications, Inc. – New Ulm HDT 202 FTTP – GRANT $444,386
This last mile project north of New Ulm will serve approximately 80 unserved and 67 underserved locations in Nicollet County.
Projected allocation of American Recovery Project ARP funds in Nicollet is $6,647,231; broadband is one possible use.
Nicollet County has the opportunity to invest in broadband with federal funding. That would help them reach ubiquitous broadband. They are a code yellow community.
Find more articles on broadband in Nicollet County (http://tinyurl.com/h3zwpbd)
Number of Providers
As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED
Households with Device Access
Has Worked with Blandin Foundation
Has Received MN Grant(s)
2015 – MVTV Wireless Middle Mile = Grant award: $808,080
U.S. Congress: CD 1
MN Senate: 19
MN House: 19A