|2021||#5 of 87||99.5%|
|2020||#4 of 87||99.5%|
|2019||#3 of 87||99.6%|
|2018||#41 of 87||64.15%|
|2017||#64 of 87||30.41%|
Rank: 5 (out of 87) for access to 100/20 megabits per second (Mbps)
Swift County’s partnership with Federated Telephone, supported by a MN State grant, has provided nearly ubiquitous coverage. Swift has also been working with the Blandin Foundation as Blandin Broadband Community.
Projected allocation of American Recovery Project ARP funds in Swift is $1,797,084; broadband is one possible use.
They have the opportunity to invest in broadband with federal funding. That would help them reach ubiquitous broadband. They might not need much. They are a code green community.
Find more articles on broadband in Swift County (http://tinyurl.com/zfptnnz)
Number of Providers
As of 2019 · Source: MN DEED
Households with Device Access
Has Worked with Blandin Foundation
Has Received MN Grant(s)
2015 – Federated Telephone Cooperative – Swift County FTTP 2015 – Grant award: $4,950,000
2015 – MVTV Wireless Middle Mile – Grant award: $808,080
U.S. Congress: CD 7
MN Senate: 17
MN House: 17A