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Alder Jael Currie

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Council Vice President

Alder Jael Currie,
Council Vice President

Contact Information

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
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Alder Currie’s Updates

Experiencing Internet Issues?

February 18, 2022 10:00 AM

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Are internet issues (access, speed, affordability, etc) weighing you down? Did you know Dane County has a Broadband (Access) Task Force? Created in 2020, the task force is charged with working to provide reliable broadband access to all Dane County residents. One of the issues they have identified are inaccurate service coverage maps. In order to assist with their efforts, they invited MadREP (Madison Area Regional Economic Partnership) to present on their speed test efforts. Residents are encouarged to complete the (approximately) 2 minute test. Data collected will help present a more complete picture of broadband access issues and be able to be utilized by many organizations and units of government to expand access. 

The speed test can be found here: http://madisonregion.org/industry-and-innovation/broadband/

The Task Force will also be holding upcoming virtual public hearings to receive input on improving local internet access. The first meeting will occur on Monday February 28th, 6-8:30pm. The second will take place Friday March 4th, 9-11:30am. Registration is required to provide testimony at the public hearings.

To register for the 2/28 meeting, visit: https://bit.ly/228BBTF

To register for the 3/4 meeting, visit: https://bit.ly/34BBTF

In addition to the public hearings, members of the public can provide testimony through the following means:

Email: Dane.Broadband.Task.Force@countyofdane.com.

Phone: 608-266-5758.

Mailing Address: Dane County Board of Supervisors 210 MLK Jr. Blvd. Room 362, Madison WI 53703

For more information on the task force and its work, visit their website at https://board.countyofdane.com/initiatives/Broadband-Task-Force




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