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Pipestone County

Table of goal data by year
Year Rank 100/20 Mbps
2021 #43 of 87 80.11%
2020 #38 of 87 79.73%
2019 #35 of 87 79.73%
2018 #22 of 87 79.73%
2017 #51 of 87 44.54%
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Rank: 43 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)

Pipestone County was a big leap in access in 2018. Since then, they have been stagnant.

Projected allocation of American Recovery Project ARP funds in Pipestone is $1,769,932; broadband is one possible use.

In May, Pipestone County Commissioners met to talk about ARP. They didn’t make any decisions but broadband did come up. That’s a positive sign. Pipestone County has the opportunity to invest in broadband with federal funding. That would help them reach ubiquitous broadband. They are code yellow.

Find more articles on broadband in Pipestone County (http://tinyurl.com/zhjm4pe)

Household Density

7.73

Number of Providers

6

As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED

Households with Device Access

Computer 86.2% 93.6%
statewide
Desktop or Laptop 71.1% 80.6%
statewide
Smartphone 7.7% 7.7%
statewide
Tablet 51.5% 63.8%
statewide
Other —% %
statewide

Has Worked with Blandin Foundation

No

Has Received MN Grant(s)

Yes

2017 – Woodstock Telephone Company – Pipestone County Wireless – GRANT $363,851

2015 – MVTV Wireless Middle Mile – Grant award: $808,080

Government Districts

U.S. Congress: CD 7

MN Senate: 22

MN House: 22A

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