Shawano County will be starting to work on a broadband plan in order to bring more reliable, affordable, and higher internet speeds to areas here in Shawano County. The WISER survey listed below is from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin in order to understand areas of need. Please take time when you are at home to complete this survey if internet is important to you. If you do not have internet access there is a number you can call to complete the survey over the phone.
Your experience with internet matters in Wisconsin! Help us shape the future of internet services in Shawano County by participating in the WISER survey. This survey allows us to better understand your internet service needs and barriers so we can work to ensure all households in Wisconsin have access to high-speed internet.
You can copy the following link into a web browser at your home or business to participate in the WISER survey, or call 608-267-3595 to take it via phone, and help us ensure all parts of Wisconsin have access to high-speed internet: https://maps.psc.wi.gov/apps/WISER/index.html
This information is available on the County website as well to make it simple for all to find.
Spectrum is installing fiber lines in our Town through a Federal grant, so the Feds lay out exactly where the lines go. Spectrum may be able to come back & install lines in spots that aren’t on the Federal footprint.
Mark Olejniczak is a Spectrum representative that is working on the install in our Town; following is his contact information.
Construction Manager, Construction-Rural Build-WI
Cell 715.525.2135 | Office 715.898.1609
821 Lincoln St. | Rhinelander, WI 54501
Following is a link for residents to check availability:
Spectrum will let us know once they are ready to start installs and will also send out a mailer to our residents. Roughly 60 days after they start installs to the homes, Spectrum will also have their Direct Sales team go door to door to explain their packages and set up installations.