City of Scandia, MN

Scandia High Speed Internet Update – Summer 2024 

Internet Action Committee of Scandia - Project Updates!

We have some exciting updates on Midco activities in our area! The weather has been fantastic during this year's construction season, and the crews are making excellent progress.

Border to Border Grant Application-
Application Submitted: May 10th
Challenge Process: All challenges were due to the Office of Broadband Development by June 14. We will not know if there are any challenges to our application until after the awards are announced.
Award Announcement: We anticipate the awards being announced sometime in August.

Big Marine Lake Project-
Construction: Complete
Current Status: Fiber is in place. Fiber splicing and light to PONS are remaining.
Launch: Scheduled for September, but we are hopeful the date will be moved up.

Round 2 Line Extension Projects-
205th St Project: Waiting on materials; construction scheduled to begin mid-July.
Oakhill Project: Waiting on materials; construction is scheduled to begin in mid-July.
Meadowbrook Project: Construction is ongoing.

Feel free to reach out to IAC Chair Bob Wilmers at robert.wilmers@icloud.com and City Administrator Kyle Morell at k.morell@ci.scandia.us for more information. Thank you for your continued support and patience as we work to improve connectivity in Scandia!

Stay tuned for more updates!

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