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Roseau County

Table of goal data by year
Year Rank 100/20 Mbps
2021 #34 of 87 85.23%
2020 #39 of 87 79.41%
2019 #49 of 87 72.59%
2018 #35 of 87 67.3%
2017 #85 of 87 0%
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Rank: 34 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)

Roseau County saw an amazing leap in broadband in 2018 – from 0 to 67 percent. They have seen incremental growth since then.

Projected allocation of American Recovery Project ARP funds in Roseau is $2,941,158; broadband is one possible use.

Roseau County has the opportunity to invest in broadband with federal funding. That would help them reach ubiquitous broadband. They are code yellow.

Household Density

12.36

Number of Providers

5

As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED

Households with Device Access

Computer 87.9% 93.6%
statewide
Desktop or Laptop 73.2% 80.6%
statewide
Smartphone 9% 7.7%
statewide
Tablet 50.6% 63.8%
statewide
Other —% %
statewide

Has Worked with Blandin Foundation

No

Has Received MN Grant(s)

Yes

2017 – Wikstrom Telephone – Wiktel NW MN Broadband – GRANT $1,307,785

2016 – SJOBERG’S INC. ROSEAU AND LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTIES — GRANT: $354,740

2016 – CENTURYLINK THIEF RIVER MIDDLE MILE – GRANT: $1,324,400

2016 – WIKSTROM TELEPHONE COMPANY WIKTEL NW MN – GRANT: $950,823

2014 – Sjoberg Cable, Broadband Grant Proposal – Award $261,575

2014 – Wikstrom Telephone, Kittson, Marshall, Roseau Broadband Extension Amount $425,000

2019: Wikstrom Telephone – Wiktel NW MN Broadband Project – GRANT $1,151,526

Government Districts

U.S. Congress: CD 7

MN Senate: 01

MN House: 01A

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