MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Milwaukee is receiving a grant from the federal government to improve its broadband services.
The city will receive $2.5 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for broadband services in libraries, public housing sites, a senior center and areas with high poverty and unemployment rates.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said in a statement, the award will also help Milwaukee attract new businesses, create jobs and foster long-term economic growth.
The NTIA is an arm of the Commerce Department and is handing out the money in an effort to help stimulate the economy.
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