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BCCAN Brown County Community Area Network
1. Who qualifies to lease fiber or fiber & internet access?

Qualifying entities include:
  • schools
  • healthcare agencies
  • non-profit organizations
  • for-profit organizations - residing in a qualifying business development zone
  • telecommunications utilities, organizations and agencies
  • municipalities
  • government related entities
  • entities specifically permitted by resolution

2. Who maintains the fiber?

The fiber infrastructure maintenance and locates are paid for by BCCAN and is part of the charge back expense for any fiber or fiber and internet access.

3. How much does it cost?

  • Cost varies with the amount of fiber leased on a per-mile basis and whether any connection or "build out" costs are customer paid or embedded in the lease.
  • If fiber must be pulled to your location, the cost is anywhere from $70,000 to $100,000 per mile.
  • All costs must be charged back as part of any lease (per County resolution).

4. How do I get BCCAN?

  • You can email a request to get more information to
  • or you can contact the Department of Technology Services at (920) 448-4030.