Kwikom, Kansas partner to expand digital access

KwiKom Communications of Iola was recently awarded a $331,985 grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Office of Broadband Development. 

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March 16, 2021 - 9:43 AM

Zach Peres, far right, president of KwiKom Communications of Iola, stands with Gov. Laura Kelly and Lt. Gov. David Toland to celebrate a $663,970 partnership to expand broadband access in Neosho and Wilson Counties. Submitted photo

KwiKom Communications of Iola was recently awarded a $331,985 grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Office of Broadband Development. 

Zachery Peres, president of KwiKom, said in a press release the grant, which KwiKom will match, will go toward expanding fiber optic Internet access for homes, businesses and schools in Thayer, Altoona and Fredonia.

“We are excited to partner with the State of Kansas through this private/public investment to expand Internet access,” Peres said. 

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