Telecommunications cooperatives were created to provide quality, affordable communications service in mostly rural areas. They have been pioneers in bringing broadband to Minnesota's and Wisconsin's underserved communities. All areas served by a telecommunications cooperative have access to broadband service. Cooperative Network members in this sector receive legislative and regulatory support from the broader cooperative community. The association also provides staff support and event planning for the Wisconsin Statewide Telephone Cooperative Association.


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Cooperative Network has selected Sara Schoenborn to serve as their director of communications. In this role, Schoenborn will manage the organization’s strategic communications planning and activities including branding, public and media relations and event marketing. Schoenborn’s duties will include communications efforts for member, public, media and government relations, developing and...

Over the past few months, Cooperative Network has attended and participated in several broadband events throughout the state. Among them were the Border to Border Broadband Conference, the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband meeting, and the 2016 Economic Development Conference. First, on September 14, Cooperative Network participated in a conference hosted...

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