The weather may be cooling down, but Bloomer Broadband is busy building and installing fiber internet to many in the Bloomer area.
We are busy scheduling internet installations in the Colfax and Elk Mound areas—and would be happy to put you on our installation list. Visit our website to see which areas we are covering and to sign up for services. This project, which started in 2021, has passed more than 611 locations/sites with 60 miles of fiber-optic cable. We have welcomed more than 425 Colfax and Elk Mound residents to the Bloomer Broadband family—delivering fast, fiber internet and our industry-leading managed WiFi solution*.
In Tilden and Eagle Point, construction is humming along. We have 85% of the Tilden mainline fiber installed (just over 50 miles), and crews are hard at work in Eagle Point. We have begun internet installations in Tilden and have already turned on 10 residents. We hope to have everyone in Tilden and Eagle Point turned on by the end of spring 2023. Below is a picture of the first remote hut (the fiber-optic “powerhouse” that delivers internet connectivity to the community).
This hut is located just north of Chippewa Falls, along Highway 124. This site will feed all of Tilden and Eagle Point, and will be part of the network that will service Hallie and Seymour. A few heavy-duty stats:
• The basement (top left) weighs 22,000 lbs.
• The hut (top right) weighs 36,500 lbs.
• Plus, there is a 1500 lb. slab in front of the door.
• There will be 4 – 288 fibers leaving the site to feed customers.
For those in the Seymour and Hallie areas, Bloomer Broadband will start construction early next year—as soon as the ground thaws. More than 500 homes and businesses will have access to high-speed internet, TV and phone services. To pre-register for services, please visit bloomer.net/progress. Or contact us with any questions! We’d love to hear from you.
*Our managed Wi-Fi solution comes free with all 500 Mbps and 1000 Mbps packages.