WIN Awarded $250K+ Grant From OCIO For Rural Broadband Expansion In Carroll, Crawford Counties
23 Dec 2023
Western Iowa Networks (WIN) has been awarded a more than quarter-million-dollar grant from the Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) to extend fiber optic infrastructure to rural sites across Carroll and Crawford Counties. This grant marks the eighth consecutive award WIN has received from the OCIO since 2019 as part of the company’s effort to extend high-speed internet to customers in their service area. WIN secured the grant through collaboration with the Carroll County Growth Partnership (CCGP) and the Region XII Council of Governments. These agencies completed the “Invitation to Qualify” necessary for the telecommunications provider to be selected for the funding.