|2021||#15 of 87||96.02%|
|2020||#12 of 87||95.8%|
|2019||#12 of 87||95.8%|
|2018||#9 of 87||96.1%|
|2017||#9 of 87||94.97%|
Rank: 15 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)
Washington County has some suburban areas and some rural areas. So, some areas attract providers while other areas need incentive. They will likely need incentive to get the last 4 percent of the county covered. But there are some opportunities
Washington County will benefit from a MN State Grant awarded in 2021:
Midco (Midcontinent Communications) – Scandia – GRANT $78,824
This last mile project will serve 78 underserved households and one underserved business in remote neighborhoods of Scandia in Washington County.
Projected allocation of American Recovery Project ARP funds in Washington is $50,898,622; broadband is one possible use.
Washington County has the opportunity to invest in broadband with federal funding. That would help them reach ubiquitous broadband. They are a code green community.
Find more articles on broadband in Washington County (http://tinyurl.com/z4dwzyy)
Number of Providers
As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED
Households with Device Access
Has Worked with Blandin Foundation
Has Received MN Grant(s)
2019: Midco (Midcontinent Communications) – Scandia Project – GRANT $510,358
U.S. Congress: CD 2, CD 4, CD 6
MN Senate: 38, 39, 43, 53, 54
MN House: 38A, 38B, 39A, 39B, 43A, 43B, 53A, 53B, 54A, 54B