Mapping is an important step in Wisconsin's broadband planning efforts
Wisconsin Broadband Map is an app displaying statewide internet access as declared by internet service providers through the biannual data collections by the PSC and Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The app allows users to search by address and identify their local providers by simply clicking on the map. The PSC's Broadband Expansion Grant eligibility map layer is also displayed here when the PSC is collecting grant applications.
Updated on August 31, 2020 to show Broadband Expansion Grant eligiblitiy information for the FY 2021 grant round. Previously updated on
February 26, 2020 to show coverage current up to June 30, 2019.
New! - Wisconsin RDOF Results
Find out if your location is designated for internet service expansion using over $373 million in subsidies from the FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (CAF-II). For more information, please visit the FCC's RDOF information webpage.
Wisconsin RDOF Results Map Website
View and Print Internet Coverage Maps
Derived from the Wisconsin Broadband Map, these PDFs display internet access for counties and legislative districts across the state. In addition to coverage data, a local summary of Broadband Expansion Grant winners is included. Download any of these 200+ maps for sharing with fellow citizens or for personal reference.
Select a map from the menus below.
Wisconsin Public WiFi Locations Map
This mapping tool displays public WiFi locations that have been self-reported by entities and indivuduals to the PSC. The map displays hundreds of locations where citizens can go to use WiFi when it is not available at home while also maintaining social distancing during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
New locations are being added as they become available. Charter and Comcast/Xfinity also have mapping tools displaying their own WiFi locations in Wisconsin communities.
Wisconsin Public WiFi Locations Map Website
Internet Discount Finder
Internet providers offer an array of discounted internet subscriptions based upon a variety of factors such as income, participation in Free and Reduced Cost Lunch programs, housing assistance, veteran status, Medicaid, Supplementary Security Income and more. The Wisconsin State Broadband Office has developed a tool to help identify programs available based upon location.
FCC's Broadband Map
Displays internet coverage data across the country. Allows for analysis of internet coverage at county and other geographic levels. For more information and to use the map, go to https://broadbandmap.fcc.gov/#/.
Wisconsin CAF-II Funded Areas
Find out if your location is designated for internet service expansion using $572 million in subsidies from the FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF-II). For more information, please visit the FCC's CAF-II FAQ webpage.
Wisconsin A-CAM Funded Areas
Find out if your location is designated for internet service expansion using nearly $300 million in subsidies from the FCC's Alternative Connect America Cost Model (A-CAM).
Wisconsin Broadband Expansion Grant Recipients
Map of projects that were awarded funding through the PSC's Broadband Expansion Grant. By clicking on flags on the map, users can view general details about the awardees and link to their grant applications.
Wisconsin Mobile Providers
Map depicting general areas of internet coverage offered through mobile data providers Coverage data come from providers through the FCC's biannual data collections.