Archive for the ‘PSC / Link Wisconsin’ Category

Broadband Grant Workshops (PSC-W)

08/20/2014 PSC / Link Wisconsin, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

On behalf of the Public Service Commission (PSC), the Broadband & E-Commerce Education is hosting four grant-writing workshops to help Wisconsin communities position themselves for a Broadband Expansion Grant.

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Download Smartphone App to Test Mobile Broadband in Your Community

04/30/2014 Data, PSC / Link Wisconsin, Rural Broadband, Wisconsin by j.smith

Wisconsin needs your help. Mobile Broadband access is important  for business, public safety, and recreational purposes all across Wisconsin.  The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) wants to help validate mobile connectivity and speeds. To achieve this, a crowd sourcing app is available that empowers citizens to capture connectivity data that can then be analyzed by […]

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Webinar: Introducing the Broadband Reference Guide

09/30/2013 PSC / Link Wisconsin by j.smith

In conjunction with the Public Service Commission-WI, UW-Extension’s Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center is hosting a free webinar to introduce the new Broadband Reference Guide. Please join us for an interactive webinar November 19, 1-2:30PM. This is your chance to explore how you can use the PSC’s new Broadband Reference Guide: Walk through the different technologies […]

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Broadband Demand Survey

03/18/2013 Data, PSC / Link Wisconsin, Wisconsin by j.smith

The Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC-W) has launched an effort to map broadband availability in Wisconsin. Those maps are currently available on the LinkWisconsin web site While these interactive maps are a huge improvement over the data we had available the last few years, they really don’t inform the most important question: Are businesses and […]

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Opportunity: Help us map high speed internet demand in Wisconsin

01/15/2013 Data, PSC / Link Wisconsin, Wisconsin by j.smith

The University Wisconsin-Extension’s Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center, in partnership with the Public Service Commission-WI (PSC), WEDC and a host of statewide partners to promote and support the LinkWISCONSIN broadband demand survey. This exciting project will for the first time map both business and residential internet services statewide in a color coded scheme showing adequate, […]

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Broadband Summit Oct. 23-24 Madison WI

10/22/2012 Policy, PSC / Link Wisconsin, Rural Broadband, Uncategorized, Wisconsin by j.smith

Broadband Summit 2012 materials UWEX 2012 Summit Agenda UWEX 2012 Summit attendee list UWEX Building Subscribership Guide 10.2012 CAN Guide QR Code info sheet: What they are, how to use them UWC UWEX Government Relations Packet_Complete UW-Extension Broadband & E-Commerce Education Center Presentations 10.23.12 Chancellor Ray Cross PSC Broadband Director Tithi Chattopadhyay Roles Communities Can […]

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Tithi Chattopadhyay: Score for Wisconsin: A new broadband playbook

08/29/2012 Policy, PSC / Link Wisconsin, Wisconsin by j.smith

Reprinted from: http://bizopinion.wisbusiness.com/2012/08/tithi-chattopadhyay-score-for-wisconsin.html As the state’s first statewide broadband director, I am here to encourage a dialogue on how to best promote broadband deployment across the state. But first, I have to answer a common question. What is broadband? In short, broadband is high-speed Internet. In practice, it is a vital business tool, a key […]

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