Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

County to consider broadband proposal

By TOM LAVENTURE

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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday scheduled a public hearing for a broadband access project.

The 4 p.m. Aug. 31 hearing is to discuss the proposed Rural Open Access Design to Digital Equality agreement with Bugtussel Wireless. The meeting will be at the Iron County Courthouse conference room or the county Memorial Building.

The current service provides approximately 25 megabytes-per-second download, according to Mitchell Olson, director of network real estate for the Green Bay-based Bugtussel. The project would install 108.3...

 
 
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